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Frank Landreneau, CPA

Frank Landreneau, CPA

Director, International Tax

flandreneau@pkftexas.com | 

  • What I Do For Clients
  • Experience
  • Associations
  • Thought Leadership

Frank has extensive experience providing domestic and international tax consulting and compliance services to private and public entities based in the U.S. and throughout the world.

He has consulted with companies doing business in the banking, construction, technology, oil field services, and manufacturing/distribution industries.  His experience also includes assisting clients operating in various foreign tax jurisdictions with a variety of international tax issues, such as transfer pricing, global tax minimization, and international organizational structuring.  Additionally, he has consulted with companies on a number of complex tax issues related to acquiring and divesting of subsidiaries in order to realign their businesses.  During his years in public accounting, he has assisted clients with accounting method changes, flow-through tax planning, IC DISCs, and FAS 109 deferred tax analyses, as well as uniform capitalization issues, IRS examinations, and other tax planning techniques. 

While at PKF Texas, Frank has become the outsource solution for international tax services for many offices within PKF North America.  Frank’s area of focus also includes repatriation and outbound planning involving foreign holding company structures. Frank has also worked with a number of foreign companies in structuring their U.S. business operations.  In particular, Frank serves a number of clients based in Europe and Asia, including those in the United Kingdom (including Aberdeen), Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, India, China, etc.  

Frank is the chair for the International Special Interest Group for the Leading Edge Alliance and is the champion for PKF North America's International Tax Community of Practice.

Thought Leader Publications:

  • 2017 Manufacturing Outlook and Insights Survey - With more than 250 participants, this survey report contains the expectations and opinions of manufacturing executives in more than 20 states across the country producing a wide variety of products including industrial/machining, transportation/automotive, construction, food and beverage, and other products. If you have questions regarding the results or nature of this survey, please contact us.

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Industries Served:

  • International
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Energy & Oilfield Services
  • Professional Services
  • Technology

Designations:
CPA, Certified Public Accountant


Experience:
Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C., Houston, TX 
Director – 2008 – Present
Senior Manager – 2005 – 2008

Grant Thornton LLP, Houston, TX
1998 - 2005


Education:
Louisiana State University 
BBA – Accounting, 1990

University of Houston
MS - Accounting & Taxation, 1988

Current Commitments:

  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Greater Houston Partnership – World Bank Taskforce
  • District Export Council
  • Houston International Tax Forum
  • PKF North America – Chair, International Tax Community of Practice
  • Leading Edge Alliance – Chair, International SIG
  • British American Business Council
  • German American Chamber of Commerce

Professional Achievements:

  • International Tax Review – Top International Tax Advisor in Houston - 2007


Speaking Engagements:

  • Aberdeen Houston Gateway Cross-Atlantic Energy connections - panelist
  • International Business Forum - panelist
  • PKF NA Manufacturing Niche Conference – International Tax Issues for Manufacturers
  • Houston International Tax Forum – Hybrid Entity Provisions of the 5th Protocol of the U.S.-Canada Treaty

 


Video Series – PKF Texas – The Entrepreneur’s Playbook®:

  • “International Tax Treaties and Affect on Entrepreneurs”
  • “What to know about International Tax”
  • “Where to Look for International Growth”


Publications:

  • Tax Advisor -
    • “New Temp. Regs. Under Sec. 905(c)” - 2008
    • “Notice 2007-13 – Loosening the Rules Surrounding Substantial Assistance” - 2007
    • "New Subpart F Look Through Rules" - 2006
    • "Revamping the Dual Consolidated Loss Regulations" - 2005
  • Cleantech Capital Alert - "AIM offers listing options for fast-growth companies" - 2006
  • Leading Edge Magazine -
    • Congress Approves Tax Extenders, More – Winter 2007
    • Tax Incentives for Exporters Continue after EIE – Fall 2006
    • London’s Alternative Investment Market & U.S. Tax Challenges – Summer 2006

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