R. Arnold Handler Esq.

Tax Consultant
R. Arnold Handler, Esq.

Arnold Handler is a tax attorney with over four decades of comprehensive tax experience, including international and corporate/partnership taxation, M&A, FX and financial products, audit & appeals, strategic tax planning, and weighing risks/rewards. Arnold Handler is currently writing and teaching on taxation.

Past achievements include accelerating income through interplay of technical tax rules; deferring deductions by changing accounting methods and elections; deferring income under subpart F rules; developing and overseeing plan for preserving and utilizing foreign subsidiaries’ E&P deficits and foreign tax credits; taking advantage of differences in US and foreign law to refresh foreign-law NOLs; maximizing foreign tax credits on sales of foreign subs; successfully defending tax positions on audits and appeals.

Prior to going into solo practice, Mr. Handler was a Director of International Tax Research/Planning, in the Corporate Tax Department at Citigroup. Prior to his 23-year tenure at Citigroup, Mr. Handler was a Tax Counsel at Mobil Oil Corporation for 14 years.

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law
J.D., Law, Harvard Law School (1964)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
702 T.M., Capitalizing a Business Entity: Debt vs. Equity (author)
(Commissioned) 6906 T.M., Transfer Pricing: International Joint Ventures (author)

R. Arnold Handler is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management U.S. Income Advisory Board.