Douglas PomsInternational Tax Counsel at U.S. TREASURY
Doug Poms is currently the International Tax Counsel in the Office of Tax Policy at the US Department of the Treasury. Mr. Poms joined the Treasury Department in April 2013 as Senior Counsel to the International Tax Counsel in the Office of Tax Policy and later served as Deputy International Tax Counsel. At Treasury, he focuses on a wide variety of international tax issues including those involving subpart F, cross border transactions (including reorganizations and inversions), foreign tax credits, PFICs, foreign currency, transfer pricing, financial products, and income tax treaties. He has been a lead U.S. Treasury delegate to the OECD’s Working Party 11 addressing four of the 15 action items for the OECD BEPS projects (hybrid mismatch, interest expense, CFC, and mandatory disclosure rules). Prior to joining the Treasury Department, Doug was a principal in the international corporate tax group of the U.S. National Office of KPMG LLP. Doug earned both his B.S. Commerce and J.D. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. in International Finance from George Washington University.