Steven C. Wrappe is a principal in KPMG’s Economic and Valuation Services practice. He serves as the national leader for Transfer Pricing Dispute Resolution (TPDR) and the deputy head of Global TPDR. Steve splits his time between the firm’s Silicon Valley and McLean Offices.
Steve has more than 30 years of tax experience and 23 years of client and government experience in transfer pricing. Steve’s client service in transfer pricing controversy includes examination, appeals, alternative dispute resolutions, advance pricing agreements, mutual agreement procedures and customs agreements.
In the nearly two decades before joining KPMG, Steve led the APA practice at two other Big Four firms and was a partner with a global law firm. Steve also served as a senior attorney with the Advance Pricing Agreement Program in the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International).
Steve teaches transfer pricing at Georgetown University Law Center, the University of Florida School of Law, and New York University School of Law. He has also taught transfer pricing and transfer pricing controversy at the IRS, U.S. Customs and several other tax authorities.
Steve recently published the fourth edition of his leading U.S. transfer pricing treatise, and has written more than 100 transfer pricing articles. Steve speaks globally with governments and taxpayers on transfer pricing and dispute resolution topics.
Steve has served as Chair of the Transfer Pricing Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tax Section. He serves on the Board of Advisors of New York University School of Law’s International Tax Program and BNA Tax Management (Transfer Pricing).
Steve holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Notre Dame; a JD from University of Texas School of Law; and an LLM from New York University School of Law.