Laurie Hatten-Boyd

Principal, Washington National Tax, KPMG

Laurie Hatten-Boyd she advises financial institutions and other withholding agents on their information reporting and withholding (IRW) requirements for payments made to U.S. and non-U.S. account holders and counterparties. Laurie routinely engages in a wide range of withholding tax advisory services to assist both financial and nonfinancial institutions in complying with their U.S. tax information reporting and withholding requirements (for example: diagnostic reviews, QI external audits, U.S. withholding tax advisory services, tax information reporting assistance, tax training, global withholding tax guidance, merger and acquisition assistance, and voluntary disclosures assistance).

Prior to joining KPMG, Laurie was an Attorney-Advisor with the IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International), where she worked exclusively with the section 1441 withholding regime, including co-drafting the amendments to the 1441 regulations, the qualified intermediary agreement, the qualified intermediary audit guidelines, and the proposed agreements for withholding foreign partnerships and trusts.

Laurie is a frequent speaker on foreign withholding issues and has authored articles appearing in The Tax Lawyer and The International Tax Review. She holds a JD degree from Gonzaga University and LLM from Georgetown University Law Center.