Alicia specializes in international and cross-border taxation, helping individuals and companies with global employees stay in compliance and minimize tax.
Alicia’s range of clients includes U.S. citizens residing in Canada, small-to-mid-size privately held companies and large multi-national corporations with employees or operations in the U.S. and/or Canada. She advises on and assists with complex tax issues as well as on expatriate taxation and has extensive experience with analyzing cross-border executive compensation, stock and retirement compensation, payroll compliance and severance planning. She also advises on global mobility policy design and implementation.
With almost 20 years of experience advising clients in both the U.S. and Canada on taxation matters, primarily in the area of international assignments and global mobility, Alicia takes pride in providing clients with pragmatic cross-border solutions based on sound tax principles.
As a dual Canadian/U.S. citizen who moved to Canada in 2004, Alicia herself has faced similar challenges to those of her clients. Having walked in their shoes, Alicia better understands clients’ concerns and can help put them at ease because she has the expertise to assist with navigating the intricate path towards cross-border tax compliance.
Education and professional credentials
- Chartered Professional Accountant (British Columbia), 2013
- Certified Public Accountant (Washington), 2003
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bryant University (Rhode Island), 1998
- Member, Chartered Professional Accountants British Columbia, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
Alicia C. Lucchesi, CPA, CA, CPA (WA)
Partner – BC Region