Tifphani is the US National Tax Practice Leader for Mazars in the US. She is also a member of the Mazars Global Tax Leadership Team. Her responsibilities in these roles include creating a shared vision, setting strategic direction, and driving marketplace growth for Tax. Prior to assuming these positions, Tifphani was the US International Tax Practice Leader for Mazars in the US. She has nearly 20 years of international tax experience, providing operational, strategic, and marketplace direction for emerging, midmarket, and large, multinational companies. Her expertise includes international tax structuring, transaction planning, mergers and acquisitions, tax provision, compliance reporting, and other related services.
Within the firm, Tifphani leads high-performing teams that provide innovative strategic and operational support. She delivers expert services to clients within a multitude of market sectors, including consumer products, financial services, life sciences, real estate, and technology, and within industries such as advertising, aviation, insurance, and manufacturing. Additionally, Tifphani is very passionate about her sponsorship and mentorship roles and responsibilities.
Prior to joining Mazars, Tifphani was a Tax Principal at a Big Four firm, where she oversaw a broad range of inbound and outbound tax issues, including initial overseas investment, financing international operations, cross-border business structuring, tax provision, and compliance reporting. She made history as the firm’s first African-American female Tax partner. She also served as one of two International Tax Subject Matter Experts for the firm’s National Private Equity Steering Committee; and was the National International Tax Services Leader for Insurance.
Tifphani is highly sought after as a speaker on various global tax topics both in the US and abroad. She has been quoted in international and domestic news / media outlets, authored several articles, taught at the university level, and led many podcasts on a variety of tax-related matters. She is the recipient of numerous professional and industry awards and recognition including: Crain’s Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting; the Harlem YMCA Industry Achiever’s Award; 2020’s Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession by the AICPA and CPA Practice Advisor and Long Island Business News Top 50 Women in Business.
Tifphani graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. She received her Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law, and currently is pursuing her Master of Laws degree at King’s College in London, UK.
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