Andrew Bernard has over 30 years of experience with U.S. and international tax matters. His international practice areas include taxable and tax-free international mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings for U.S. and non-U.S. based corporations, partnerships and S corporations.
He serves family-owned closely held businesses and emerging companies as well as large publicly traded corporations.
Andrew focuses on a wide variety of tax matters, including:
- Tax-effective cash repatriation
- Acquisition debt placement
- Foreign tax reduction
- Foreign tax credit maximization
- Withholding tax minimization
- Holding companies
- Treaty maximization
- U.S. and foreign tax rulings and opinions
- Representing clients before U.S. and non-U.S. tax authorities
Andrew has substantial experience in serving U.S. and non-U.S. clients in many industries, including manufacturing, technology, financial services, real estate, pharmaceutical, energy, professional services, private equity, and media and entertainment. He has spoken on tax matters to the Tax Executives Institute chapters in Pennsylvania.
Before joining WTAS, Andrew was a partner in an international professional services firm. He also served as leader of that firm’s U.S. tax desk in Sydney, Australia for two years. Andrew is part of the National Tax Office, serving as a resource for international taxation.