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We are a leading independent tax and business advisory services firm specializing in international tax consulting, transfer pricing, valuation and tax process innovation.

We operate throughout North America and the United Kingdom and cover over forty countries through strategic alliances with firms across the globe.

Accomplished Professionals

Our team of highly-experienced professionals consists of former Big 4 tax specialists, economists, attorneys, CPAs and MBAs, each with decades of experience delivering tax, transfer pricing, valuation and tax innovation services.

Our senior professionals are directly engaged in the work we deliver to our clients - unlike many large firms that employ a “leverage model” relying on less experienced personnel to do most of the work.

Delivering Value to Our Clients

Our clients include private and public companies ranging from emerging businesses to Fortune 50 companies. They include U.S. and non-U.S. based multinationals operating in a wide array of industries, including industrial manufacturing and distribution, aerospace, food processing and distribution, agriculture, medical products manufacturing and distribution and financial services.

Our clients seek responsive, collaborative professionals who deliver services efficiently and cost effectively. We willingly share our knowledge and insights to help our clients understand the technical issues and enhance their ability to make informed, strategic decisions with confidence.

Scott Smaistrla, CPA, CMA

Director, Transfer Pricing Services

+1 (214) 612-9951

scott.smaistrla@wtpadvisors.com

   

Scott is a solutions oriented Director with extensive expertise in international transfer pricing and tax, corporate finance, operations and compliance with a world class track record for leadership and innovation. His transfer pricing career has encompassed guidance to executive level decision makers in the areas of transfer pricing planning & contemporaneous documentation, operational transfer pricing, audit defense, analytics, compliance, process improvement, international tax structuring, product development/management, and risk mitigation.

Scott brings over twenty cumulative years of experience including tenures with global accounting firms PricewaterhouseCoopers and Grant Thornton. Scott has also served in influential corporate financial/operational leadership roles with multinational industry segment leaders Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Motorola, Siemens and Thomson Reuters.

Scott also believes in giving back to the community. He has served on the Campaign Cabinet for the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (2011-2014). Scott currently serves on the Board of the Directors for Housing Crisis Center (Dallas) and Financial Executives International - Dallas Chapter where he is also a member.

   

Skill Set/Experience Summay

  • International Transfer Pricing - Planning, Documentation, Operational Transfer Pricing, Intangible Property Migrations, Permanent Establishment, Competent Authority, Team/Project Management, Royalty Calculations, Audit Defense, Global Headquarter/Region Management/Shared Services Cross Charge Methods, BEPS, APAs, Intercompany Contract Database Development and Maintenance, and International Tax Structuring and Research
  • Global Experience with "In Country" projects in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia
  • Forecasting, Budgeting, Variance Analysis, and Close Accounting
  • Business Analytics and Mergers & Acquisitions due diligence

   

Education/Certifications

  • Master of Business Administration Kelley School of Business at Indiana University (Bloomington)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Certified Public Accountant, Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
  • Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Management Accountants

What Others Say

"...strong technical expertise, yet they are innovative and always bringing us new insights."

"...great team players, good friends and we trust them...that's big for us."

"...very genuine, very focused and look beyond the politics and conflicts...that's a rare thing these days."

"...good communicators and they built a strong rapport, early on."

"It's rare to find a team that always looks at the bigger picture, what's best for the client and the relationship...and WTP is truly of that mindset."