Gumbiner Savett, a Southern California based full-service accounting, tax and business advisory firm, has appointed Jason Powell as director of international tax based in Santa Monica.

Powell, with over 15 years of international tax experience has served as an advisor to individuals and multinational corporations regarding global taxation planning and for inbound and outbound business transactions.

Powell brings with him wealth of experience in federal and international compliance, tax accounting and withholding.

Additionally, Powell has supported clients in international tax issues related with penalties pursuant to FATCA, IGAs, mergers & acquisitions, tax-advantaged financing structures and usage of hybrid & reverse-hybrid entities to manage the corporate worldwide effective tax rate.

Michael Savoy, managing director of Gumbiner Savett said: "Many of our middle market clients are doing business on a global scale, Jason’s expertise goes hand-in-hand with the expanding business environment, and we are looking forward to having him grow the practice."