Rick Minor

Rick Minor

VP and International Tax Counsel
Tel: 202.682.7376

Rick Minor is a U.S. tax lawyer with a wealth of international experience in both the public and private sectors in the U.S. and the EU and currently serves as Vice President and International Tax Counsel at the U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB). He has practiced tax with law firms in Washington, DC, Munich and London, and has served as the top EMEA region tax executive in three public companies (Honeywell, AOL, and Arcelor Mittal) based in Europe where he was in charge of group tax planning and controversy work.

Between corporate positions, Rick was a fiscal advisor to the Luxembourg government of Jean-Claude Juncker, later President of the European Commission. He also served as a senior advisor for state economic development to the North Carolina Secretary of Commerce. He has published numerous articles in leading international tax journals and was the principal author of a single volume guide to the EU VAT regimes for electronically supplied services. In 2014 he qualified as a European privacy law expert under the internationally recognized IAPP standard (CIPP/E). He has been a member of the OECD consumption tax TAG since 2015 and is a member of the German transatlantic leadership group Atlantik-Bruecke since 2017.

Rick received his bachelors from Duke University, his law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and his LL.M. (masters) in tax law from Georgetown University. As a post-graduate DAAD scholar, he completed graduate work on fiscal and macroeconomic policy at the University of Hamburg. Rick joined USCIB in 2020.

Helpful links:
USCIB Taxation Committee:
https://www.uscib.org/taxation-ud-827/

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Recent Articles by Rick

USCIB Joins Coalition to Oppose IRS Proposal to Declare Revenue Procedure Obsolete (10/21/2020) - USCIB joined a coalition of over a dozen other trade associations to submit a letter to the IRS Large Business and International Division, opposing the proposal to declare Revenue Procedure 94-69 (“Rev. Proc. 94-69”) obsolete.
USCIB Submits Comments to USTR on Proposed Digital Services Taxes (7/21/2020) - USCIB provided comments to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) regarding the proposed Digital Services Taxes (DSTs) of several countries, including Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, India, Indonesia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, as well as the European Union.
USCIB Tax Expert Featured In International Tax Review’s ‘Global Tax 50’ (1/14/2020) - The International Tax Review (ITR) publication released their annual 'Global Tax 50' in December, featuring a rundown of the most influential individuals, organizations, geopolitical events and trends in the tax world.

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Rick’s Committees

Taxation - The Taxation Committee promotes sound and consistent international tax policy and advocates against government policies that result in double taxation.

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