Oct 31, 2017
WTP Advisors is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Kaufman and Scott Smaistrla to the WTP Transfer Pricing and Valuation practice. Jeff and Scott bring to WTP Advisors over 35 years of combined experience in transfer pricing, including tenures with the Big 4 Accounting Firms and In-house experience with Fortune 1000 companies.
Jeff and Scott join WTP Advisors as directors based in Dallas. Guy Sanschagrin, Principal and head of the WTP’s Transfer Pricing practice said “Jeff and Scott are a strong fit for the firm as we continue to expand our transfer pricing service delivery team across North America. Each bring a unique valuable skill set along with a passion for providing world-class transfer pricing services to clients.”
Jeff, a transfer pricing economist, worked over 18 years in transfer pricing at Big 4 and regional accounting firms. Most recently Jeff was director of transfer pricing services at Ryan, LLC, a tax consulting firm. Jeff’s expertise covers transfer pricing controversy, including audit defense, competent authority procedures and advanced modeling of transfer pricing issues. Jeff holds a BA in economics from the University of Chicago and a Masters in Economics from New York University. He was a Charles Koch Fellow at George Mason University in Economics and Public Policy.
Scott, a transfer pricing economist and CPA, has over 15 years’ experience in transfer pricing which includes tenures at Big 4 Accounting Firms and In-house at Fortune 1000 companies, such as Siemens. Most recently Scott was Director for operational transfer pricing in the tax division of Thomson-Reuters. Scott’s expertise covers a range of transfer pricing issues, including implementation of operational transfer pricing systems for multinational clients. Scott holds an economics degree from University of Texas and an MBA from the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University.
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