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John L. Harrington

John L. Harrington

Dentons US LLP

Washington, DC, USA


John L. Harrington is the chair of Dentons’ US tax practice.  He advises clients on tax planning, transactional and compliance issues; international tax legislative, regulatory, and treaty matters; and a variety of substantive and legislative domestic tax issues.  In particular, he has extensive experience in dealing with the foreign tax credit, anti-deferral regimes (including Subpart F income), cross-border activities of companies and individuals, and other international tax issues.

Prior to joining Dentons, Mr. Harrington served as International Tax Counsel for the U.S. Department of Treasury.  As International Tax Counsel, he directed and supervised the staff of the Office of the International Tax Counsel which provides legal advice and analysis relating to international tax issues, including legislation, regulations, and treaties.  

At the Treasury Department, he worked closely with the Internal Revenue Service to develop regulations and other administrative guidance.  He also interacted frequently with other Executive Branch officials, especially in the State Department, the Commerce Department, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the White House. 

He represented the Treasury Department before Congress, including testifying at hearings.  He worked regularly with Congressional committees and staff on the international tax aspects of legislation, conducting briefings and participating in the development of legislative proposals. 

While at the Treasury Department, Mr. Harrington worked closely with tax officials in other countries.  He represented the United States at tax-related meetings of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and in tax-related trade disputes before the World Trade Organization.    

Before joining the Treasury Department, Mr. Harrington was a tax counsel on the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means.  On the committee staff, Mr. Harrington was responsible for international, pass-through entities, financial institutions and products, real estate, environment, energy, and other tax issues.
 
John L. Harrington is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Basics of International Taxation 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Territoriality and Extraterritoriality: The Impact of the 2017 Tax Act on Corporations, Individuals, and Pass-Through Entities - Basics of International Taxation 2018, Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Overview of U.S. Tax Treaties (May 9, 2018) - Basics of International Taxation 2018, Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Tax Treaties and Dispute Resolution - Basics of International Taxation 2018 New York, Thursday, July 26, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Tax Treaties and Dispute Resolution - Tax Treaties and Dispute Resolution, Thursday, July 26, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Tax Treaties and Dispute Resolution - Tax Treaties and Dispute Resolution, Thursday, July 26, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Tax Treaties and Dispute Resolution - Tax Treaties and Dispute Resolution, Thursday, July 26, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Basics of International Taxation 2018 New York, Wednesday, August 01, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Basics of International Taxation 2019, Tuesday, July 23, 2019, New York, NY
Basics of International Taxation 2019, Monday, September 09, 2019, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Basics of International Taxation 2019 New York, Tuesday, July 23, 2019, New York, NY
Basics of International Taxation 2019 San Francisco, Monday, September 09, 2019, San Francisco, CA
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