Expand strategically and securely
The complexities of managing an international entity doesn’t have to be a barrier to your growth plans.
Wipfli’s international services team can help you navigate tax, compliance, financial, operational and technological issues to ensure you can expand or improve operations in a global marketplace.
Whether you’re a foreign-owned company growing or starting a U.S. subsidiary, or a domestic company expanding your footprint around the world, our international experts will provide you with specialized accounting services to help you achieve profitable growth no matter where you are in the world.
We don’t just pop in, drop a solution and then disappear. We move quickly to get you the results you need today, but we also take the time to build a long-term relationship with you to continually fuel your growth and value. Our deep knowledge of the technology industry means we can anticipate your needs to help you get to — and guide you through — your next inflection point.
Tap into our knowledge and experience in:
Entity set up in the U.S.
Wipfli’s international services team tailors the structure of your new entity, optimizing global strategies to deliver short- and long-term results. Our services include:
- Initial registration services, including tax ID number, entity selection, etc.
- E&P studies
- Accounting services
- Tax compliance for federal, state, local and other entities
- Repatriation planning and modeling
- Transfer pricing consulting, including documentation, policies and dispute support
- Outsourced services such as payroll, cybersecurity and cybersecurity services
International tax compliance and reporting
Our team understands the filing requirements for U.S. inbound/outbound transactions and how to complete complex international tax forms. Plus, we not only determine your reporting requirements but also uncover any delinquent filings to mitigate future penalties. We can help with:
- Foreign tax credits
- Permanent establishment
- VAT/GST analysis
- IC-DISC tax incentives
- Repatriation of foreign earnings
- Reorganization and entity structure
- Treaty analysis
- International accounting
International accounting services
Coordinating financial statements across borders can be a challenge. We can help ensure you are meeting country-to-country requirements while delivering information between subsidiaries and parent organizations. We have extensive experience with:
- Transactional accounting and closing support
- Structuring operations globally
- International consulting
- Financial statement preparation (local country or U.S. GAAP, IFRS)
- Audits and reviews of closely held businesses including group audit packages
- Internal control analysis
- Cloud-based accounting software solutions
International tax services
Looking to expand internationally? Have existing global operations and need to help ensure tax compliance? Let Wipfli meet your international tax accountant needs.
Optimize your global tax liability with Wipfli’s expatriate/inpatriate consulting and compliance services. We simplify complex multi-jurisdiction tax reporting and filing obligations by assessing tax implications and compliance requirements, evaluating employment arrangements, preparing individual and corporate tax forms/returns (including the exit tax), and analyzing tax treaty provisions.
Featured Thought Leader
Teresa Gordon, CPA, CGMA
Teresa Gordon is a partner who supports global companies expanding to the U.S. by offering an array of services to match the unique needs of foreign-owned subsidiaries as they establish and grow. Extending far beyond financial and tax reporting, she provides solutions tailored to each phase of business operation and expansion. Clients span from traditional manufacturers to high-tech mobility companies from all corners of the globe.
Magnolia Mabel Movido, J.D., L.L.M., E.A.
Magnolia Mabel Movido, J.D., L.L.M, E.A. heads Wipfli’s International Tax Practice. Magnolia advises our individual and corporate clients on U.S. internal tax implications of their U.S. inbound or outbound transactions. She also handles complex structuring and tax planning projects. Magnolia’s prior experience includes managing the global tax compliance and reporting for middle market to Fortune 10 companies, which involved launching businesses into new territories, identifying and mitigating risks for foreign entities, and ensuring compliance with local laws. She has experience in transfer pricing and working with global teams in more than 150 countries.
Christina Klein Trapp, CPA, MST
Christina Klein Trapp brings over 25 years of leadership experience to our team. She has partnered with businesses of all sizes to realize creative, innovative financial solutions ranging from chief financial officer (CFO) and controller services to tax planning and business advisory solutions.
Sue Tuson, CPA, MST
Sue Tuson is a partner who advises clients on international tax solutions. She works collaboratively with accounting and tax specialists around the globe and appreciates the challenges and opportunities involved with developing international tax strategies which allow companies to maximize centers of profit and growth.
Nina Wang, CPA
Nina Wang is a partner in the firm’s tax department, specializing in corporate income and international tax. She supports domestic and foreign-owned companies with parent companies in Europe, North America and Asia. Nina is fluent in Mandarin and is a key resource for the firm’s Chinese clients.