swissnex Startup Webinar: Taxation in the US

An overview of the US tax system for international startups.

Event Details


ONLINE webinar


March 07, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Europe/Vienna (UTC+02:00)


$10 general admission

The second swissnex Startup Webinar centers on US Taxation. Crista M. Lucey, of Spott, Lucey & Wall CPAs, gives insights on international tax issues from a corporate point of view.

Lucey has extensive knowledge and experience of international tax matters and cross-border transactions. She presents an overview of the main tax issues that Swiss startups face when conducting business in the US. Her presentation addresses type of business entity, state versus local tax, and income tax treaties.

Check our the first Startup Webinar on US immigration law, held January 30, 2013.


Crista M. Lucey

Crista M. Lucey, CPA is an owner of Spott, Lucey & Wall, Inc. CPAs, a local firm providing a full range of taxation and attestation services. Crista has over 30 years of experience assisting domestic and international businesses and individuals, helping manage their demanding cross border transactions. Her areas of expertise are international tax, audit and non-audit services for foreign–owned entities, such as due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, spin-off’s and sales of businesses, and accounting services to technology as well as manufacturing and real estate companies. She is a frequent speaker at various Human Resources groups on issues relating to U.S. citizens and tax residents working abroad (tax equalization and protection plans, etc.) and itinerant employees, as well as U.S. Taxation of Assets Outside the U.S. to various international organizations.
Crista is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Women Business Owners, and currently serves as Treasurer for the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce. Crista graduated from California Polytechnic State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and joined Spott, Lucey & Wall, Inc. immediately after graduating. She received her Master of Science in Taxation in 1990.
Spott, Lucey & Wall, Inc. CPAs offers clients extensive technical skills and resources to provide solutions to complex taxation issues. Their professional staff has been specially trained with the quality and depth of knowledge to help clients succeed.



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