Calafia Franco Jaramillo has over 15 years of experience in tax consulting, tax controversy and tax planning.

She started her career in the Mexican IRS as litigator on administrative and jurisdictional processes on a federal level related to domestic and international tax matters and collaborated on design, implement and perform international, transfer pricing and financial tax audits and served as Mexico's OECD delegate for transparency-exchange of information as well as working party groups such as aggressive tax planning. After that she was part of a Big 4 in Mexico then moved to New York leading highly complex multi-jurisdiction and inter-disciplinary projects in the Latin America region with broad US international tax exposure regarding the identification, development and implementation of tax planning opportunities, M&A projects as well as the preparation of just-in-time information about policy developments and their potential impact relating to cross-border investments in the US and Latin America. 

Since 2014, she has been based in the United States where she has led highly complex multi-jurisdiction and inter-disciplinary projects relating to taxation in Latin America with broad US international tax exposure.

Calafia has experience in leading negotiations with Latin American tax authorities within tax audits, tax settlements, tax rulings, APAs, BAPAs, MAPs as well as managing large Mexican tax controversy projects and several supply chain realignments.