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Christine Turgeon

Christine Turgeon

PwC

New York, NY, USA


Cristy Turgeon joined PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) as a Washington National Tax Services (WNTS) partner in 2002.  She currently leads the Firm’s Accounting Methods and Inventory practice for the Metro region, as well as the Firm’s Revenue Recognition initiative for the Tax line of service. Based in New York City, Cristy advises clients primarily in the New York metropolitan area on federal tax matters and assists those clients with accounting method and inventory studies. Cristy also has national responsibility for consulting on federal tax issues and assisting clients identify and defend federal tax planning opportunities, particularly for clients in the pharmaceutical and entertainment, media and communications industries.

Prior to joining PwC, Cristy served for four years as Senior Tax Law Specialist in the Department of Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy.  At Treasury, Cristy developed, reviewed, and analyzed tax legislation and administrative guidance addressing a wide array of tax accounting method issues, including intangible and tangible capitalization, depreciation, inventories, uniform capitalization, long-term contracts, accounting periods, timing of income recognition, timing of deductions, and other accrual accounting issues. In this role, she worked extensively with the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Internal Revenue Service’s Offices of Chief Counsel and Division Counsel with respect to matters of tax accounting method policy. Prior to joining Treasury, Cristy was a Senior Manager in the Federal Tax Services group in the WNTS office of Price Waterhouse LLP, where she was responsible for advising Fortune 500 companies on tax accounting method issues and for monitoring tax accounting method developments.

Cristy is a frequent speaker on tax accounting matters, and has authored numerous articles on accounting methods, inventories, and revenue recognition and three BNA Portfolios. Cristy received a Bachelor in Business Administration (cum laude) in Accounting from Baylor University and a Masters of Science (with honors) in Taxation from American University. She is a Certified Public Accountant, and an active member of the Tax Accounting Committee of the American Bar Association and the Tax Division of the AICPA, including serving as past Chair of the AICPA Methods and Periods Technical Resource Panel and as a past member of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee.
Christine Turgeon is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment New Accounting Method Rules under the TCJA and Potential Planning Opportunities - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update 2018: Issues for U.S. Businesses and Individuals, Monday, April 23, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio New Accounting Method Rules under the TCJA and Potential Planning Opportunities - New Accounting Method Rules under the TCJA and Potential Planning Opportunities, Monday, April 23, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts New Accounting Method Rules under the TCJA and Potential Planning Opportunities - New Accounting Method Rules under the TCJA and Potential Planning Opportunities, Monday, April 23, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg New Accounting Method Rules under the TCJA and Potential Planning Opportunities - New Accounting Method Rules under the TCJA and Potential Planning Opportunities, Monday, April 23, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update 2018: Issues for U.S. Businesses and Individuals, Thursday, April 26, 2018, New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters PwC Tax Insights from Accounting Method Services: Tax Reform ‘Framework’ Proposals Would Offer Accounting Method Change Opportunities (October 19, 2017) - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update 2018: Issues for U.S. Businesses and Individuals, Thursday, May 31, 2018
PwC Tax Insights from Accounting Method Services: Tax Reform Legislation Makes Significant Changes to Depreciation Provisions (February 26, 2018) - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update 2018: Issues for U.S. Businesses and Individuals, Thursday, May 31, 2018
New Accounting Method Rules under the TCJA and Potential Planning Opportunities (PowerPoint slides) - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update 2018: Issues for U.S. Businesses and Individuals, Thursday, May 31, 2018
PwC Tax Insights from Accounting Method Services: Tax Reform Legislation Makes Significant Changes to Business Provisions - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update 2018: Issues for U.S. Businesses and Individuals, Thursday, May 31, 2018
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