Eric Lesprit

Eric has more than 25 years’ experience in transfer pricing and international tax. He held various senior positions at the French Tax Administration in relation to tax audit, tax policy and litigation.

Starting in 1998, Eric Lesprit worked for the French Tax Administration regarding companies and individuals international taxation issues. There, he took part in the creation of the Advance Pricing Agreement program in France in 1999, before heading it.

From 2003 to 2006, he was technical advisor in Washington D.C. to the IMF for public revenues (taxes and customs duties).

In 2013, he was in charge of all agreements procedures regarding double taxation elimination. He was then the French tax administration representative for competent authority procedures with foreign countries, especially those involving transfer pricing, leading him to negotiate with tax administrations of all main economic partners of France.

He took part in the design of the French tax policy positions regarding fight against tax fraud and tax information exchanges under tax treaty, in the tax audit services network management and in the design of the tax audit strategy.

Eric has been part of the definition of French positions during European Commission and OECD working sessions, especially regarding the fight against tax havens and the negotiation of tax information exchange with non-cooperative territories.

In 2015, Eric joined the Transfer Pricing department of Taj as a Partner. He is working in securing risks related to international taxation in general and transfer pricing in particular.

Eric is a frequent speaker in various conferences and a recurrent author of articles and explanations regarding international tax and transfer pricing aspects. He is regularly consulted by the French Parliament about international tax matters. He is currently an advisor to the IMF for public revenues.

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Transfer Pricing | International Corporate and Individual Tax

Eric has more than 25 years’ experience in transfer pricing and international tax. He held various senior positions at the French Tax Administration in relation to tax audit, tax policy and litigation.

Starting in 1998, Eric Lesprit worked for the French Tax Administration regarding companies and individuals international taxation issues. There, he took part in the creation of the Advance Pricing Agreement program in France in 1999, before heading it.

From 2003 to 2006, he was technical advisor in Washington D.C. to the IMF for public revenues (taxes and customs duties).

In 2013, he was in charge of all agreements procedures regarding double taxation elimination. He was then the French tax administration representative for competent authority procedures with foreign countries, especially those involving transfer pricing, leading him to negotiate with tax administrations of all main economic partners of France.

He took part in the design of the French tax policy positions regarding fight against tax fraud and tax information exchanges under tax treaty, in the tax audit services network management and in the design of the tax audit strategy.

Eric has been part of the definition of French positions during European Commission and OECD working sessions, especially regarding the fight against tax havens and the negotiation of tax information exchange with non-cooperative territories.

In 2015, Eric joined the Transfer Pricing department of Taj as a Partner. He is working in securing risks related to international taxation in general and transfer pricing in particular.

Eric is a frequent speaker in various conferences and a recurrent author of articles and explanations regarding international tax and transfer pricing aspects. He is regularly consulted by the French Parliament about international tax matters. He is currently an advisor to the IMF for public revenues.

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