John A.  Salerno

John A. Salerno

Latin American Tax Group, PwC US

John Salerno is a PwC tax partner and leads our New York-based Latin American Tax Group (LATAX). He advises multinational companies on mitigating their tax burdens through restructuring global and regional operations, tax-efficiently repatriating foreign earnings, structuring cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and establishing new business operations, with an emphasis on Latin America. He has particular experience in the pharmaceutical, consumer products, oil and gas and manufacturing sectors. A native English speaker, he is fluent in Spanish.

Seconded to our Buenos Aires office from 1999-2001, John helped launch the Argentine firm’s transfer pricing practice, which quickly became the market leader. He also advised U.S.- and Argentine-based multinationals on cross-border tax issues related to their operations in Argentina and the Latin America.

He has co-authored numerous articles in Practical Latin American Tax Strategies, a PwC-edited publication, and sits on its international tax advisory board. He has also co-authored articles in other leading tax publications. He is a frequent speaker at events sponsored by the Council for International Tax Education and other organizations, as well as at PwC-sponsored seminars. He was an adjunct professor in the graduate tax program of the Boston University School of Law in 1998, teaching international business planning.

John earned a B.B.A. in finance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a J.D. from Boston College Law School, and an LLM in taxation from Boston University School of Law.

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