Todd McArthur is a principal in PwC’s Washington National Tax Services practice with the Mergers and Acquisitions group, which helps clients evaluate a variety of possible structures, complex international arrangements, and sophisticated financing mechanisms. He has more than 20 years of transactional and tax controversy experience involving domestic and cross-border partnerships, strategy joint ventures and other partnership, acquisitions, dispositions, and financings. In past years, Todd has represented lessors and lessees in a variety of leasing transactions, addressing issues related to tax ownership, deemed partnerships, the distinction between leases and service contracts, tax-exempt entity and foreign use leasing, and lease re-characterization risks. In recent years, he has represented fund sponsors and institutional investors in respect of the formation of and investment in a wide variety of alternative investment funds.
Prior to joining PwC in 2012, Todd served as the lead tax partner in the global private equity and tax group at Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP. Todd also served as a Principal, Washington National Tax, at KPMG LLP from 2002 to 2007. He began his tax career at King & Spalding in 1990 and was admitted as a partner in 1997. Todd is a member of the American Bar Association (Taxation Section) and the District of Columbia Bar Association (Taxation Section).
J.D., Law, University of Virginia (1990)
B.D., Commerce – Accounting Concentration, University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce (1985)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
This Portfolio analyzes the tax consequences of a sale or exchange of a partnership interest where the partnership owns a §751(a) property and a distribution from §751(b) property.