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Elizabeth C. Crouse

Fax +1.206.370.6140

Elizabeth Crouse is an associate in the tax group of the Seattle office. She provides business-focused solutions for U.S. federal, state, and international tax matters pertinent to mergers and acquisitions, corporate divestitures, internal reorganizations, cross-border transactions, private equity and venture capital fund creation and investments, and start-up companies.

Ms. Crouse is also experienced with U.S. federal and state alternative energy tax incentive programs (including the investment tax credit, production tax credit, and 1603 cash grant), non-profit corporation tax compliance, foreign income reporting requirements (FBAR and the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs), compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), federal tax matters pertinent to the expatriation of U.S. citizens, and federal employment tax controversy and planning.

Ms. Crouse has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional Background

Prior to beginning her legal career, Ms. Crouse served in the United States Navy.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Co-Chair, Washington State Bar Association, International Tax Subcommittee, 2014 - present
  • King County Bar Association
  • Seattle Tax Group
  • Board Member, Seattle Tilth, 2012
  • Lecturer, University of Washington School of Law, 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Inversions, Ireland, and Other International Tax Intrigue, Washington State Bar Association, December 2014
  • Making Sense of the Cost Basis Reporting Rules, Seattle Tax Group, March 2011