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L Robert Spence




Executive summary

Rob Spence is an International Tax Services principal in Grant Thornton's McLean, Va., office. Spence has more than 20 years of tax experience, including 13 years in client service and seven years in-house at large multinational corporations, with a focus on international tax planning. His experience includes: deferral/check-the-box, local country tax minimization, intangibles, repatriation, foreign tax credits, post-merger integration, structuring for expansion and disposition, financing and inbound planning. Spence also has experience with U.S. international tax compliance and provision matters, as well as earnings and profits calculations. He has served clients in many industries, including high-tech, services, hospitality, manufacturing and energy.


Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA — Virginia


  • MS, Accounting, University of Virginia
  • BBA, Accounting, James Madison University


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