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In light of disruptions and increasingly technology-driven tax functions, navigating tax accounting presents unique propositions for tax professionals to chart the smoothest course.

Brian Foley

EY Global Tax Accounting and Risk Advisory Services Leader

Passionate about creating value in and through tax accounting. Drummer who is always looking for a gig. Husband and father.

Office Dallas, US

Brian leads the EY Global Tax Accounting and Risk Advisory Services (TARAS). He has over 20 years of diverse experience advising audit and non-audit clients globally on complex tax accounting and reporting topics, including acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, IPOs, strategic planning, tax function performance and internal controls.

Prior to assuming his current role, Brian was a partner in the US National Tax – TARAS practice. Currently a resident in Dallas, Texas, Brian lived in China for seven years, during which he led the EY TARAS services in EY Greater China. He has also served as Tax Account Leader to a select number of multinational clients.

Brian holds an MA in Taxation and a BSBA in Accounting from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

How Brian is building a better working world

“The accelerating complexities of global taxation and global financial reporting are converging on tax departments in unprecedent ways, amplifying risks while also creating unprecedented opportunities to deliver value and efficiency. My role is to help elevate careers, and offer innovative client services by combining deep tax technical, accounting, technology and process competencies to address real world challenges.”

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