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Carol P Tello

Partner

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
District of Columbia, USA

Law Firm

Professional Summary


With a career that spans both government and private practice, Carol Tello helps multinational companies and individuals navigate the complex and rigorous realm of international taxation. Her practice includes a broad range of cross-border tax planning and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) controversy matters, including compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).


Balancing the concurrent goals of minimizing tax consequences and complying with the law, Carol brings experience in cross-border restructuring transactions, inbound corporate transactions, withholding matters and treaty interpretation issues, as well as cross-border taxation of corporate executives and the U.S. taxation of non-U.S. citizens. She also advises clients on tax issues involving intellectual property transactions.

Before joining Sutherland, Carol worked in the IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International) and as a Special Assistant to the Assistant Commissioner (International). She participated in a number of income tax treaty negotiations, was the IRS National Office adviser in several U.S. Tax Court cases, and worked on various regulations and other guidance, including significant participation in developing regulations concerning the taxation of software transactions. Carol is the author of the BNA Treatise “Payments Directed Outside the United States – Withholding and Reporting Provisions Under Chapters 3 and 4.”



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Languages

  • English

Industry Experience

    • Law Firm

Interests/Hobbies

  • Cooking, gardening


Experience

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
District of Columbia, USA
Partner
Law Firm
Internal Revenue Service
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia, USA 20011
Attorney-Advisor
Office of Chief Counsel (International)

Education

LLM, Tax law
Georgetown University Law Center
JD, Law
University of Maryland School of Law
BA, Government
College of William and Mary

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Active

Maryland
Active

Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court
  • Claims Court

Associations and Societies

  • International Fiscal Association (Executive Committee, Vice-President, DC Region)
  • American Bar Association - Section of Taxation (Council Director)
  • GWU Law School/*RS Annual Institute on Current Issues in International Taxation (Advisory Board)
  • American College of Tax Counsel (Fellow)
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)

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