Stephen C. Fox, retired
U.S. International Tax
Steve Fox has retired
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Stephen C. Fox, CPA, CMA


Steve Fox is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant with over 30 years international tax experience.  Prior to starting his own practice, he was an International Tax Director at BDO Seidman, Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and a member of the national transfer pricing teams of all three firms.  Steve has advised multinational mid market through Fortune 100 clients in a wide array of industries on most U.S. international and foreign tax issues.  His clients have included AT&T, Lucent, TransTechnology, Dialogic, Carbone Lorraine, Konica, Steelcase, Interface Flooring, Brighton-Best, Liz Claiborne, Pullman, and others.

Steve has developed numerous international tax ideas, including ones to avoid section 956, allow DISC benefits for widely held C corporations, make U.S. tax optional for foreign banks, and others. He has advised clients on international structuring, foreign tax credit issues, intercompany pricing, Subpart F, international assignees, and inbound issues. Steve has successfully defended clients against U.S., UK, Canadian, and German tax authorities on transfer pricing and numerous other issues.  He has managed numerous FIN 48 and tax provision projects for public clients.

Steve is a frequent lecturer with professional tax organizations, and has authored articles appearing in Journal of Taxation, Journal of International Taxation, and other publications. He is author of the tax text and reference work  Income Tax in the USA  now in its third, 2014 edition. As an Adjunct Professor of Taxation at Fairleigh Dickinson University, he developed and taught the four course international tax program.  Steve holds an MS Acc. and BBA from University of Houston.