About - Staff Member - Jennifer McCloskey
Areas of Expertise:
Tax Policy, Global Trade
Jennifer McCloskey serves as vice president of policy at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). In this role, Jennifer serves as team lead overseeing global markets policy including tax, trade and investment issues. Jennifer also manages ITI’s global tax policy engagement working extensively on issues surrounding taxation of digital business.
Prior to joining ITI, Jennifer spent seven years in the Senate as a senior policy advisor to Finance Committee member Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) handling tax and trade policy. In this capacity, Jennifer served as staff director for the Taxation and IRS Oversight Subcommittee during the 113th Congress.
Before entering public service, Jennifer worked in economic development and the non-profit sector in both New York City and Los Angeles.
Jennifer earned her M.S. from The New School and her B.A. from The University of Michigan.
Blog Posts by Jennifer McCloskey
Looking Ahead in the Global Digital Services Tax Debate
(April 12, 2019)
This week action occurred in France that received little notice. On Monday, the Assemblée Nationale passed digital services tax legislation that would apply a three percent tax on revenues derived from ...
As the EU Eyes Digital Taxation, Maintaining a Multilateral Approach is Critical
(October 29, 2018)
Across the globe, governments are realizing that outdated approaches -- from trade agreements to privacy guidelines – no longer address the needs of the modern economy. In response, many are quickly moving ...
Tech Industry Lays Out Tax Reform Priorities to Congress
(July 18, 2017)
The United States last passed comprehensive tax reform in 1986 before anyone could conceive the transformative impact the digital economy would have on society. Businesses of all sizes are harnessing the ...
Now is the Time to Talk Tech and Tax Reform
(March 09, 2017)
On Monday, ITI is hosting a tax reform conversation and the timing of this event could not be better—tax reform is a hot topic in the nation’s capital. The political alignment of the White House and Congress ...
Colombian Tax Reform: An Essential Step Towards Long Term Economic Strength
(October 06, 2016)
Over the last decade, Colombia has steadily embarked on a path towards becoming one of the leading economies in Latin America. Colombia is in the midst of a remarkable transformation that stands to improve ...