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Erica Horn

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Erica Horn, CPA, JD

Tax Associate Director

  • Role

    Tax Associate Director

  • Service


  • Industry

    Equine, Manufacturing & Distribution, Construction


  • Lexington, KY

  • Direct Line: 859.425.7674

Professional Experience

Erica has over 30 years of professional experience. She has spent the majority of her career advising clients on state and local tax issues. Through her advice and advocacy, Erica has saved her clients millions of dollars in taxes.

Erica has experience in a wide range of industries including construction, equine, manufacturing, and warehousing and distribution.

Speaking Engagements

Erica is a prolific speaker and author. Examples of presentations she has given and panels on which she has recently participated follow.

  • Kentucky Guild of Brewers’ Education Conference and Trade Show, Behind the Brews: Taxes? What Taxes?, 2020
  • Dean Dorton and Kentucky Nonprofit Network, Thank Goodness That’s Over: Nonprofits and the 2019 Kentucky Tax Changes, 2019
  • University of Kentucky College of Law and Kentucky Bar Association Business Law Section, 17th Biennial Business Association Law Institute, What Business Lawyers Need to Know About the New Kentucky Tax Laws, 2019
  • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, 2019 Inaugural Tax Conference, The Biggest Kentucky Tax Changes for 2019

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, State and Local Tax Committee
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, Tax Committee
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation

Awards and Recognitions

  • Bloomberg Tax and Accounting, State Tax Author of the Year, Direct Taxes, 2019
  • Kentucky Nonprofit Network Outstanding Board Leadership Award, 2017
  • Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa), Transylvania University

Community Involvement

  • GleanKY, Co-Founder; Chair, Development Committee (2016-present); President, Chairperson of the Board of Directors (2010-2017)
  • Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation, Kentucky Affordable Prepaid Tuition Chair,
  • Boards of Directors; Chair, Program and Finance & Audit Committees (2009-2017)


Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, 1983, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
Juris Doctor, With High Distinction, 1990, University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky

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