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International expansion services

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.

Why Wipfli?

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.
  • Earnings and profit 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.

Global mobility

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.

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