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Baker & Hostetler LLP

WASHINGTON SQUARE, SUITE 1100, 1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036-5304, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 861 1500
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Fax +1 202 861 1783
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www.bakerlaw.com

Paul M. Schmidt

Tel:
Work 202.861.1760
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Baker & Hostetler LLP

Position

Paul Schmidt, chair of BakerHostetler’s national Tax group, has extensive experience in corporate and international tax planning. Paul also has significant experience handling issues in connection with examinations by the IRS and frequently advises clients on issues raised by foreign tax authorities. Paul's practice includes representation of multi-national U.S.-based and foreign-based corporate clients, as well as financial institutions in connection with international tax issues. He regularly advises private equity and hedge funds, publicly-traded partnerships and MLPs on tax matters and has unique knowledge of global taxable presence and transfer pricing issues facing firms and funds.


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

Baker & Hostetler LLP is well versed in transfer pricing, tax treaty, inversion regulations and foreign tax credit issues, as well as in tax controversy. The international tax practice is based in Washington DC, with Paul Schmidt, John Bates and John Lehrer as the main contacts. Other partners are based in New York, Philadelphia and Denver.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Baker & Hostetler LLP’s multi-office tax group covers private equity and real estate investment tax, as well as SALT and internal tax restructurings during the course of transactions. Private wealth, employee benefits and tax-exempt entities are other areas of focus. Washington DC-based partners Paul Schmidt and John Bates assisted a client with its potential exit from an investment in a Luxembourg fund and further advised it on the tax consequences of its business relocation to China. Another highlight was the structuring of international permanent establishment and pricing arrangements related to a SaaS delivery for a different client. Mark Lange joined the Atlanta office from Holland & Knight LLP in April 2017.

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