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L.G. Chip Harter, JD

Prinicpal

PricewaterhouseCoopers Washington National Tax
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA

Professional Summary

L.G. “CHIP” HARTER

Chip Harter is a principal in the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Washington National Tax Practice. His practice focuses on advising multinational corporations and financial institutions on international tax planning and on tax issues arising with respect to financing transactions and financial instruments. As a senior technical review partner within PwC's national tax office, he participates in the review of the tax provisions of many financial institutions and multinational corporations. Mr. Harter joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1999 after having practiced tax law with Baker & McKenzie for 18 years. From 1989 through 1994, he was an Adjunct Professor of Taxation in the Graduate Tax Program of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Mr. Harter is a past Chair of the Financial Transactions Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation. His recent publications include: "The Devil is in the Details: Problems, Solutions and Policy Recommendations with Respect to Currency Translation, Transactions and Hedging," Vol. 89, No. 3 Taxes, p. 199 (March 2011) (with John D. McDonald, Ira G. Kawaller, and Jeffry P. Maydew); "Inherently Hedgeable: Hedging Foreign Currency Exposures Arising From Branch Operations of a CFC," Vol. 37, No. 5 International Tax Journal, p. 11 (Sept. - Oct. 2011) (with Rebecca Lee and David Shapiro); and "Hedges of Foreign Currency Risk Associated with Debt Instruments Held as Capital Assets," Vol. 36, No. 6 International Tax Journal

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Languages

  • English

Interests/Hobbies

  • Skiing
  • Tennis


Experience

PricewaterhouseCoopers Washington National Tax
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA 20005
Prinicpal
1999 - Present
Principal in Washington National Tax Services specializing in international taxation and tax planing, taxation of international treasury operations, tax issues re foreign currency
Baker & McKenzie
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA 20005
Partner
Law Firm - International
1994 - 1999
Tax Partner in Baker & McKenzie's Washington DC office, working on both international tax planning and tax litigation
Baker & McKenzie
Chicago, USA
Associate, then Partner
Law Firm - International
1981 - 1994
Associate, then Partner in Baker & McKenzie Chicago Office, working in both tax litigation and international tax planning.

Education

JD1980
Univeristy of Chicago Law School
ChicagoUnited States
Article and Comment Editor of University of Chicago Law Review

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Active
1999

Associations and Societies

  • International Fiscal Association (Executive Committee of IFA USA)
  • American Bar Association - Section of Taxation (Past Chair of Financial Transactions Committee)

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