Dr Tim Reichert is the President and Founder of EP (Economics Partners) EP is a firm of economists who specialize in the application of economics and finance to complex tax questions, including transfer pricing and valuation in a tax context. Dr Reichert holds a PhD in economics from George Mason University, an MA in International Political Economics from The Catholic University of America, and a BA in Political Philosophy from Franciscan University. Dr Reichert's PhD in economics includes fields of concentration in Law and Economics and in Public Choice Theory. Dr Reichert has specialized in transfer pricing for over 20 years, beginning his transfer pricing career in early 1995 at Economic Consulting Services Inc, in Washington, DC, where he was a Senior Economist in the firm's transfer pricing practice. Dr Reichert later worked at Ernst & Young, LLP, where he was a Partner in the firm's transfer pricing practice; Analysis Group, where he was a Vice President in the firm's transfer pricing practice; and Duff & Phelps, LLC, where he was a Managing Director and leader of the firm's transfer pricing practice. In 2011, Dr Reichert founded Economics Partners.
He has participated in over 500 transfer pricing engagements in his career, and over 100 valuation engagements. Dr Reichert has provided transfer pricing advice and analysis in a broad range of industries. These include, among others, agriculture, automotive, banking, biotech, branded food and beverages, chemicals, cement and building materials, computer products, consulting services, consumer durables, consumer non-durables, distribution, gaming, healthcare, insurance, mining, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, pharmaceutical distribution, primary metals, primary metal inputs, restaurants and fast food, spirits and wine, servers and storage, software, semiconductor and telecommunications.
Dr Reichert's role frequently includes designing and structuring his clients' intercompany arrangements, in addition to pricing or valuing these transactions. He is also frequently called upon to provide assistance as a testifier in litigation matters, and to resolve large transfer pricing or valuation-related controversies prior to litigation. In this capacity, Dr Reichert has been retained by law firms, tax authorities and corporate taxpayers.