Brian Schwam, JD

Brian Schwam, JD

Senior Member of WTP's International Tax Practice

Principal, National Managing Director in Charge of International Tax Services
+1 (414) 839-5525

Brian has more than 30 years' experience providing international tax services. He has significant experience providing U.S. international tax and cross border tax advice related to local country tax planning, foreign tax credit and repatriation planning, transfer pricing, global cash management, foreign tax credit utilization, earnings and profits, and export incentives. Brian works with companies of all sizes in obtaining optimized export incentive benefits under the Foreign Sales Corporation, Extraterritorial Income Exclusion (ETI), and Interest Charge-Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC).

Before joining WTP Advisors in 2010, Brian was the co-founder and managing director for the Wisconsin practice of U.S. Tax Advantage, LLC, an international tax specialty consulting firm. Prior to that he was the Milwaukee office practice leader for international tax services and export incentives for two Big 4 accounting firms, delivering international tax services to both publicly traded and closely held businesses. Brian started his career on the tax staff of Ernst & Young Milwaukee.


Education and Certifications

  • JD from the University of Wisconsin
  • BS in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin
  • Member Wisconsin Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • Member American Bar Association Section of Taxation