Barbara Felker is Chief of Branch 3 in the Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Internal Revenue Service. In this position she has principal review responsibility for all matters relating to the foreign tax credit, including issues regarding the creditability of foreign levies, the computation of the foreign tax credit limitations, the calculation of deemed-paid taxes and associated earnings and profits, the effect of foreign tax redeterminations, and foreign currency translation. She supervises the production of regulations, technical advice memoranda, revenue rulings and revenue procedures, and private letter rulings, and provides advice in audit and litigation matters, in this subject area.
Before joining the I.R.S. in 1987, Ms. Felker was an associate in the tax department of the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hogan and Hartson (now Hogan Lovells). She graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs).