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20 years of experience assisting both public and privately-held clients
Specializes in transfer pricing policies, obtaining both bilateral and unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements and managing audit defense projects
Worked extensively with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as well as the revenue authorities of other countries, including Canada, India, Japan and the U.K.
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Margaret Critzer is a Senior Advisor with Alvarez & Marsal Taxand in the Bay Area, focusing on transfer pricing.

She has more than 20 years of experience assisting both public and privately-held clients, leading engagements in the documenting and planning of transfer pricing policies, obtaining both bilateral and unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements and managing audit defense projects. Ms. Critzer's experience also includes supporting cost-share arrangements, buy-in payments, tangible transfers and litigation support.

Ms. Critzer's background includes leading teams in the evaluation of intercompany transactions to determine whether they meet applicable U.S. and foreign transfer pricing regulations, including Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) guidelines and the integration of transfer pricing policies following a merger or other business restructuring event.

She has significant experience providing clients practical advice in their transfer pricing arrangements and helping to resolve international tax controversy matters. Ms. Critzer has worked extensively with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as well as the revenue authorities of other countries, including Canada, India, Japan and the U.K. in representing clients.

Before joining A&M, Ms. Critzer spent 20 years with KPMG in Silicon Valley, leading KPMG's West Coast transfer pricing practice. Prior to joining KPMG, Ms. Critzer was an international financial analysis manager with Raychem Corporation, where she held positions in cost accounting, general accounting and financial planning.

Ms. Critzer earned an MBA from the San Jose State University and a bachelor's degree in from Menlo College. She has written articles on transfer pricing issues in various publications and is a regular speaker at tax-related events.