Amanda Pugh Cooper

Amanda Pugh Cooper: Attorney with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP


Amanda Cooper is a federal and international tax attorney serving a range of US and foreign corporate clients. She advises on tax controversy, tax planning, and financial transactions involving domestic and international taxation considerations.

Before joining Eversheds Sutherland (US), Amanda was a global tax associate with a large law firm in Washington DC, where she advised clients on a range of international, federal and state tax issues and on issues regarding multistate and international tax planning.


Legal Alerts

Legal Alert: Trend reversed - No German royalty withholding tax on online advertising services (March 25, 2019)
In collaboration with Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Dr. Stefan Diemer and Joerg Kaessner .
After German tax authorities in the state of Bavaria and others had begun to order some German companies, as part of ongoing audit procedures, to retroactively pay German withholding tax at a rate of ...

Legal Alert: A (new) German digital advertisement tax? German tax authorities start to impose withholding tax on cross-border online advertising (February 28, 2019)
In collaboration with Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Dr. Stefan Diemer and Joerg Kaessner .
German tax authorities have started utilizing existing income tax rules to impose royalty withholding tax on cross-border digital advertising services. According to news reports, tax authorities in ...

Legal Alert: We are not in Kansas anymore - OECD proposes way forward for digital tax solution (February 1, 2019)
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has issued a policy note document (Note) addressing the tax challenges of the digitalization of the economy under its action plan ...

Legal Alert: The season of giving - proposed regulations ease FATCA reporting burdens (December 20, 2018)
On December 13, 2018, proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) were issued that reduce certain compliance obligations under Sections 1471-1474 (the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)) of ...

Legal Alert: Deemed participation better than no participation? Proposed regulations expand tax-free treatment to section 956 inclusions of certain shareholders (November 6, 2018)
On October 31, 2018, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) modifying the application of section 956 of ...

Legal Alert: What you need to know about investing in opportunity zones (October 24, 2018)
As part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Congress enacted sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2 of the Internal Revenue Code, which were intended to promote investments in low-income communities ...


OECD Consults on Taxing the Digitalized Economy (March 29, 2019)
Bloomberg Daily Tax Report
On February 13, 2019, the OECD released a public consultation paper titled “Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digitalisation of the Economy” (Consultation). The Consultation follows the policy ...

OECD Continues Quest For Digital Tax Solution (February 6, 2019)
Eversheds Sutherland legal alert We are not in Kansas anymore - OECD proposes way forward for digital tax solution was republished by Law360.


Tax Due Diligence (September 30, 2014)
BNA Tax Aspects of International Acquisitions and Reorganizations
Sutherland Associate Amanda Cooper presents Tax Due Diligence at the BNA Tax Aspects of International Acquisitions and Reorganizations Seminar in Washington, DC on September 30.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Federal Tax
  • International Tax
  • Tax

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404.853.8144  Phone
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S., cum laude; Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., cum laude, Notes Editor, Constitutional Law Quarterly; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation
Year of First Admission:
Georgia; California; District of Columbia

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