Karen E. Wilson

Karen E. Wilson - Mowat Mackie & Anderson Partner v1

Karen E. Wilson began her career with Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in their International Assignment Solutions (IAS) group in 1998. At PwC, Karen worked with the tax compliance division for US expatriates and foreign nationals working in the US.  Karen subsequently worked at Ernst & Young in their Human Capital/Global Mobility group managing engagements for senior executives working for companies with cross-border interests.

Karen also spent 7 years with a boutique accounting firm in Bellevue Washington, concentrating on high-net worth individuals and complex charitable planning, including private foundations, charitable remainder trusts and family limited partnerships.

Karen’s Specialties:

Cross-border taxation

Karen has extensive experience with individual cross-border tax compliance and consulting, including consulting regarding investments held outside the US, exit tax, compliance reporting for foreign investments, and assisting delinquent US taxpayers with cross-border issues.

High-net worth and trusts

Karen works with high-net worth individuals, their families and closely-held businesses to not only understand their current tax and advisory needs, but also to assist with planning for future events.  She works closely with both her clients and their advisors to ensure important information is shares and tax-saving opportunities are identified.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.A. in Business Management, Accounting Concentration – University of Washington, Seattle, WA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Member – California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)
  • Member – ProVisors
  • Member – AICPA
  • Member – East Bay Tax Club
  • Northern California DeMolay, Peninsula Chapter Financial Advisor

PERSONAL INTERESTS
Travel, Cooking, time with family

Contact Karen or Mowat Mackie & Anderson at 510-893-1120 or information@mowat.com.

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