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TP Minds West Coast
December 4 - 5, 2024
Hyatt Regency San FranciscoSan Francisco, USA

Thomas Herr
Principal, Tax - National Leader Transfer Pricing Services at KPMG LLP


Thomas Herr is the National Leader, Transfer Pricing Services, for KPMG’s Economic & Valuation Services (“EVS”) practice. KPMG’s Transfer Pricing Services practice supports our clients with transfer pricing planning, compliance, automation, and dispute resolution services. Thomas has over 25 years of experience advising businesses on intragroup transfer pricing policies, transfer pricing planning opportunities, and business and intangible valuation issues.

Professional and industry experience

Thomas has provided transfer pricing and valuation service across a broad range of industries, including fast-moving consumer goods, consumer electronics, industrial markets, agricultural products, the retail industry, software, and financial services industries. His work has focused on intangible-related issues, such as licensing arrangements, contract IP development arrangements, cost sharing arrangements, and intangible sales. He has helped companies structure their intercompany arrangements in a more tax-effective manner and defend their transfer pricing policies before tax authorities. Thomas’s past work includes:

  • Implementing various global and regional (Europe and Asia) value chain restructurings for a variety of companies that drove operational and tax benefits.
  • Assisting a number of U.S. multi-nationals to successfully resolve transfer pricing audits by U.S. and Non-U.S. tax authorities.
  • Preparing a range of transfer pricing documentation reports for a variety of clients and implementing efficient global documentation processes.

Thomas holds a Masters in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a Masters in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Agenda Sessions

  • Challenges and Best Practices of Operational TP

  • KPMG Breakfast Session: Generative Artificial Intelligence in the Current TP World