Bloomberg Tax Authors / Amanda J. Varma, Esq.

Amanda J. Varma, Esq.


Steptoe & Johnson LLP

About Amanda J.

Amanda Varma advises multinational businesses, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals on U.S. federal income tax matters, with particular focus on international tax planning and controversies. She counsels both U.S.- and foreign-owned businesses across a variety of industries, regularly advising on the U.S. tax consequences of cross-border investments, reorganizations, business restructurings, acquisitions, and financings.

In addition to advising clients on international tax planning, Amanda represents clients in IRS examinations, appeals, and trial and appellate court litigation. She regularly advises clients on special issues arising in international tax controversies, including competent authority and information exchange issues.

Amanda is an Adjunct Professor of Law in the Graduate Tax Program at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches U.S. International Inbound Tax, a course focusing on the U.S. taxation of foreign persons investing in the United States.