Catherine Schultz is the Vice President for Tax Policy at the National Foreign Trade Council. Her responsibilities include international tax policy including legislative, regulatory, non-U.S. tax policy, OECD work on base-erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), administration, and tax treaty activity.
Prior to joining the NFTC, she was a Principal at Capital Strategies Group, LLC, where she represented client interests on pending tax legislation and served as a legislative advocate on international taxation, research and development, depreciation and capital gains.
Catherine also was a director of tax legislation and regulatory affairs at WorldCom and Honeywell. In addition, she had been a tax analyst at a number of firms including Miller & Chevalier, Hogan & Hartson, and Caplin & Drysdale. She has held various leadership positions in the Tax Coalition, where she was a member of the Board of Directors and a former Private Sector Chair. She participates in the OECD Technical Advisory Group on the taxation of cross-border services under the VAT, and is a member of the International Fiscal Association. She is on the faculty of the Practising Law Institute’s Basics of International Taxation program. Catherine is widely quoted as a tax policy expert in the Wall Street Journal, BNA Bloomsburg, Reuters, and Politico.
Catherine holds a B.A. in Foreign Service International Affairs from the Pennsylvania State University; she also studied economics at the University of Exeter, Exeter, England, and international taxation at the University of Pennsylvania.