After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Understand policy objectives of tax treaties and how to qualify for benefits
- Understand taxation of business income under tax treaties
- Understand taxation of nonbusiness income under tax treaties
- Understand limitation on benefits provision
- Understand ratification of tax treaties
Tara Fisher has been practicing international tax for over 15 years. Her professional background includes working for the U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation, the national tax practice of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, and the University of Pittsburgh. During her time with Congress, Tara worked on the Senate Finance Committee's investigation of Enron Corporation and assisted with the ratification of bilateral income tax treaties with the United Kingdom, Japan, and Australia. While working for PwC, Tara was stationed abroad in London, where she advised European companies investing in the United States. Tara's extensive international and government experience led to the creation of two new courses at the University of Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business--Tax Policy and International Tax. Tara is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia and holds both a Bachelors and Masters degree from the University of Virginia.
Becker Professional Education Sponsor I.D. Numbers NASBA: 107294, New York: 002087, New Jersey: 20CE00226700, Texas: 009580, Ohio: CPE.186, Illinois 158.002405, Pennsylvania: PX177823