Dr. Plotkin, who works out of PricewaterhouseCoopers' Boston office, is Managing Director of its National Tax Service and Global Dispute Resolution practices; previously, for many years, he was Vice-President for Forensic Economics at Arthur D. Little, Inc. Dr. Plotkin has designed and conducted research studies on various topics, including the effects of government regulation, self-regulation, and taxation on industry efficiency and risk-taking.
Dr. Plotkin, whose work is widely cited, lectures frequently on economic and regulatory issues, has presented expert testimony in the Tax, Claims, U.S. District, and State Courts on behalf of taxpayers and the IRS in a number of high-profile tax disputes (including Du Pont, Xilinx, UPS, DHL, ACM, Bausch and Lomb, The Limited, Dow, The Limited [NYS], Toys R Us [NYC], and the captive cases), has testified before U.S. congressional committees and federal and state commissions, and assisted in the drafting of tax legislation and regulations.
Ph.D., Mathematical Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
889 T.M., Transfer Pricing: Perspectives of Economists and Accountants (co-author)
Irving Plotkin is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Transfer Pricing Advisory Board.
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