Principal, KPMG LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., University of North Carolina, Charlotte; J.D., Wake Forest
B.S. cum laude, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; J.D., Wake Forest. A member of KPMG’s Washington National Tax group, Professor Durner currently focuses primarily on...Continue Reading
B.S. cum laude, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; J.D., Wake Forest. A member of KPMG’s Washington National Tax group, Professor Durner currently focuses primarily on supporting KPMG’s Sales and Transaction Tax practice and assisting clients with global systems implementations of third party tax engines, transaction planning, legislation monitoring and controversy resolution. With over ten years of experience in large project delivery and tax consultancy, she advises clients and colleagues on indirect and transactional taxes, multi-state corporate income taxes, and review of internal controls for both international direct and indirect taxes as part of efforts by companies to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Utilizing her experience in sales and transaction taxes, value added taxes, excise taxes, and mineral oil taxes, Professor Durner has served the tax needs of several of the firm’s largest clients in such industries as petrochemical, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications and manufacturing. Prior to joining KPMG, she worked in the Financial Accounting and Reporting department of a major electric utility and for a local public accounting firm.
Professor Durner has reviewed processes and completed tax system configurations in several countries for both direct and indirect taxes. These countries include: United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Azerbaijan, Trinidad & Tobago, South Africa, Greece, Singapore, Australia, and France.
Professor Durner has published several articles on VAT and is a frequent speaker for COST and TEI.