Britt Haxton focuses her practice on international corporate tax matters. She advises clients on the new international tax provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA). Britt has substantial experience advising multinational corporations on post-acquisition integration strategies and implications of the GILTI regime, FDII, section 245A, and foreign tax credit planning under TCJA. She advises clients on the application of the participation exception under section 245A and the impact on repatriation strategies.
She also has experience advising cross-border internal reorganizations and mergers involving various jurisdictions.
Britt is the co-chair of the Firm’s Corporate and Consolidated Affinity Group and she regularly counsels clients and speaks publicly on domestic and international tax issues, including as part of the Tax in the City® A Women’s Roundtable. Britt is the Washington, DC representative of the Young International Fiscal Association Network.
Britt worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Roberto A. Lange of the US District Court for the District of South Dakota.
Structured and managed the post-acquisition integration of 20 subsidiaries in 20 different countries to enable implementation of an integrated workforce
Provided advice and analysis regarding a multibillion-dollar separation of a multinational corporation into three separate publicly traded companies by means of tax-free stock dividends to shareholders
Represented and helped structure a $930 million acquisition of a closely held company through a reverse triangular merger
Provided advice and analysis regarding a nearly $20 billion transaction, including the optimal structure for a joint venture undertaken to combine assets of entities in dozens of jurisdictions
Provided US federal income tax advice to a privately held investment group regarding potential acquisition structures for its $9.8 billion acquisition of a Dutch-based company, as well as advice on post-acquisition restructuring transactions
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