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Brenda L. Zent

Brenda L. Zent

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Special Advisor on International Taxation, Office of Tax Policy
Washington, DC, USA


Brenda L. Zent is a Special Advisor with the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of International Tax Counsel. Ms. Zent serves on a small team charged with developing and reviewing policy, legislation, regulations, and similar guidance dealing with international tax matters.  The team also negotiates and reviews income tax and estate and gift tax treaties with foreign countries, coordinates tax treaty matters with the State Department and the Congress, and handles various inquiries on a variety of international tax matters.  Before joining the Office of International Tax Counsel, Ms. Zent was a managing director in KPMG LLP’s Washington National Tax Corporate practice, where she specialized in cross-border taxation issues, and also consulted generally on Subchapter C issues.  Ms. Zent has also worked in the U.S. Corporate Tax practice of KPMG’s Toronto, Canada office and in KPMG’s Minneapolis, Minnesota office, providing a full range of federal, international, and state tax consulting.

Ms. Zent has a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of North Dakota, and a Master of Business Taxation, from the University of Minnesota.  Ms. Zent is a Certified Public Accountant.

Brenda L. Zent is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio IRS and Treasury’s New Guidance Issued Under Sections 7874 and 385, Friday, April 29, 2016
International Joint Venture Issues - International Joint Venture Issues, Friday, June 09, 2017
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web IRS and Treasury’s New Guidance Issued Under Sections 7874 and 385 - IRS and Treasury’s New Guidance Issued Under Sections 7874 and 385, Monday, May 02, 2016
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters The Direction of a Merger—Federal Income Tax Consequences - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment International Joint Venture Issues - Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017, Friday, June 09, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg International Joint Venture Issues - International Joint Venture Issues, Friday, June 09, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017, Saturday, June 24, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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