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Catherine G. Schultz

National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC)
Vice President for Tax Policy
Washington, DC, USA


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.

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