J. Harold McClure

Senior Manager of Transfer Pricing for the Tax & Accounting business, Thomson Reuters

Dr. James Harold McClure, senior manager of transfer pricing at Thomson Reuters, has over 18 years of transfer pricing and valuation experience and has authored a number of papers on the subject. He began his transfer pricing career at the Internal Revenue Service and has worked for some of the Big Four accounting firms as a litigation support entity. Dr. McClure has assisted multinational firms with U.S. and foreign documentation requirements, IRS audit defense, and international and multi-state tax and transfer pricing planning work. 

In his previously role with KPMG, Dr. McClure was responsible for the quality review of numerous reports from around the U.S. practice, as well as the transfer pricing aspects of the FIN 48 review for many of KPMG’s audit clients. He also worked with KPMG’s merger and acquisition team on tax due diligence for clients.

Before beginning his career in transfer pricing, Dr. McClure taught economics at Claremont Graduate School and Fordham University.

Posts by J. Harold McClure

Nov 05, 2013

Regional Comparables and the Need for Private Company Financials to Avoid Double Taxation

Divergent expectations among foreign national tax authorities lead to the risk of double taxation....More
J. Harold McClure
Oct 07, 2013

Preparing for Transparency Requirements from the OECD

The OECD will establish a working party on aggressive tax planning and look at rules requiring taxpayers to disclose tax planning arrangements....More
J. Harold McClure
Sep 19, 2013

Why Do Multinationals Have Lower Effective Tax Rates?

The effective tax rate of a multinational corporation is a complicated figure, especially when compared to a business operating within a single tax....More
J. Harold McClure, Thomson Reuters
Aug 21, 2013

Building a Defense to Avoid Double Taxation

The issue of intercompany guarantee fees has generated controversy in the tax and transfer pricing arena....More