Biography

Tim Tuerff is an international tax partner in the Washington National Office, serving U.S.-based multinational clients involved in cross-border transactions.  His practice involves consulting related to structuring of international business operations, mergers and acquisitions, financing international operations, repatriation and utilization of foreign tax credits.

Mr. Tuerff brings over twenty years of experience providing international tax consulting services to multinational corporations as well as a senior level government service to his client engagements.  This experience includes practicing in the national office of international accounting firms, the practice of law in Washington D.C. and government service as Special Assistant to the Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service.  Mr. Tuerff has served as the Managing Partner for the Deloitte Washington National Tax Office and as a member of the Board of Directors of Deloitte LLP.  Mr. Tuerff’s variety of experience allows him to provide practical tax planning advice taking into account transactions that are currently executed in the marketplace as well as the position of global taxing authorities.  He has also testified before the U.S. Congress Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures concerning the International Tax Reform Discussion Draft addressing a territorial system of taxation.

Mr. Tuerff is a frequent contributor to tax periodicals, including Tax Notes and Tax Notes International and the Practicing Law Institute journal, Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances, the American Bar Association, International Franchising Journal, and BNA Tax Management Portfolio No. 6380, Outbound Tax Planning for U.S. Multinational Corporations. These periodicals stress the importance of comprehensive tax planning for global transactions.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Tuerff is a member of the American Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association.  Mr. Tuerff is also a District of Columbia certified public accountant.