Tax doesn’t have to be complicated, it just needs to be understood.

Rebecca Burch

Executive Director, Washington Council Ernst & Young

As a working mother to three boys, having a successful career and traveling with my boys is what I enjoy the most.

Rebecca is Executive Director in the Washington Council Ernst & Young (WCEY) practice of Ernst & Young LLP, focusing on tax legislation and regulation. 

Prior to joining WCEY, Rebecca worked in the National Transaction Tax Group of Ernst & Young LLP, where she prepared submissions to the Internal Revenue Service, including request for rulings and technical explanations of transactions.  Rebecca’s work also included planning corporate acquisitions and dispositions that involved Section 355 distributions, cross-border reorganizations, and consolidated group transactions. Rebecca has extensive government experience.  

Rebecca earned her J.D. from Loyola University of New Orleans in 1999, and her LL.M. from Georgetown University in 2008. Rebecca is a member of the Florida and District of Columbia Bar Associations.


How Rebecca is building a better working world 

"Here at EY, I help our clients understand tax with regards to legislation and regulation. At times we are the voice of our clients by acting as a liaison between our clients and the federal government when the tax laws are being created."

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