Founded in 1992, the International Tax Policy Forum (ITPF) sponsors nonpartisan academic research and conferences to promote and informed dialogue on international tax issues. Currently, ITPF's membership includes more than 40 major, U.S.-based multinational companies. John Samuels, Vice President and Senior Counsel for Tax Policy and Planning with General Electric Co., serves as Chairman of the Forum.
James Hines, Jr. is the Forum's research director.
Peter Merrill is the Staff Director and Pam Olson, Bernard (Bob) Shapiro, William (Bill) Archer and Ed McClellan serve as consultants to the Forum. They are all based in the Washington National Tax Services of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Board of Academic Advisors
James R. Hines, Jr., Research Director
Alan J. Auerbach
Mihir A. Desai
Michael J. Graetz
Glenn Hubbard, Emeritus