Allen is a Principal in the International Tax Services practice based in EY’s National Tax Department in Washington, DC.
Allen is a technical specialist who assists US-inbound and –outbound clients with the international aspects of US federal income taxation (including withholding, treaty benefits, foreign tax credits, and anti-deferral regimes). He has significant experience advising clients in connection with complex cross-border mergers and combinations, internal restructures, and spin-off transactions.
Allen is closely involved with EY’s analysis of the international provisions in the 2017 tax reform legislation, including the transition tax, dividends-received deduction, GILTI inclusion, anti-hybrid rules, and BEAT.
Allen formerly served as a law clerk to the Honorable James S. Halpern of the United States Tax Court. He earned a B.A. (summa cum laude) from the University of Notre Dame, a J.D. (cum laude) from Harvard Law School, and an LL.M. in Taxation (with distinction) from Georgetown University Law Center.
Allen is a member of the District of Columbia and New York State Bars.