Dr. William Seeger
Dr. Seeger is currently a Clinical Professor of Economics and Taxation, and Director of the Taxation Program, at the University of Texas at Arlington, College of Business Administration. Dr. Seeger is also President of QuantEcon Consulting, his Economic consulting firm specializing in International Taxation and Transfer Pricing. The focus of Dr. Seeger's academic research is International Tax Policy.
After a twenty-year career with PwC and KPMG, Dr. Seeger retired in October 2014. Dr. Seeger was a Principal in KPMG's Global Transfer Pricing Services practice. He was practice leader, Economic and Valuation Services, for the Dallas, Houston, and Denver Business Units and a senior economist and Southwest area lead for KPMG's Economic Consulting Practice. Dr. Seeger started his career in Taxation with the IRS and spent three years with the Service as a specialty agent Industry Economist in the Dallas District
In his public accounting career, Dr. Seeger specialized in economic and tax issues related to tax-efficient structuring of the operations of multinational organizations. He has advised clients on the Transfer Pricing economics related to intercompany financing, deferral, intangible planning, services, shared cost allocations, and operational price setting. While at KPMG, Dr. Seeger led Transfer Pricing teams as part of KPMG's financial statement audits of clients related to Fin 48 matters, assisted in Transfer Pricing Dispute Resolution, helping clients with negotiating and establishing their Advance Pricing Agreements. Moreover, he assisted the KPMG's Mergers and Acquisitions teams on Transfer Pricing exposures of potential target acquisitions. He served as part of KPMG's Quality review team finalizing TP reports for release to clients.
As the market leader for KPMG in the Dallas/Denver Business unit, Dr. Seeger had oversight in Oil and Gas, Engineering and Construction, Consumer and Industrial Business, and Financial Services. He was the Southwest area practice leader for Transfer Pricing services and Economic Consulting Services, ('EVS') the global market leader for Energy and Natural Resources in the areas of oil and gas, chemicals, utilities, engineering and construction, and mining and forestry, and the National Transfer Pricing leader for the Engineering, Construction, and Procurement industry market segment.
Dr. Seeger has a Ph.D. and MA in Political Economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, specializing in Industrial Regulation and Econometrics, and a BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame, with a concentration in Quantitative Economics. He recently completed (May 2021) his Master's degree in Jurisprudence in International Taxation Law from the Texas A&M University Law School.
CPE Day Presentation - International Tax update: The Biden Administration's Proposed Changes to U.S. International Taxation After TCJA and BEPS