Director, Tax

Bella joined Windes in 2000 and has over 20 years of experience in public accounting. Her practice focus is tax planning, consulting, and compliance for large and midsize domestic and international businesses and high-net-worth individuals.

Bella assists clients with business entity selection, tax ramifications related to mergers and acquisitions, and reorganization and planning for transactions. She also specializes in international tax considerations, which includes international tax planning and compliance, and consulting on a broad range of inbound and outbound tax issues. Bella helps clients understand the implications of international tax developments to minimize their worldwide tax burdens, as well as advising on international mergers and acquisition transactions. She also consults on ASC 740 and ASC 740-10 analysis, including financial statement disclosure requirements.

Bella serves a number of industries, including manufacturing, real estate, wholesale, technology/E-commerce and retail, construction, transportation, oil and gas, import/export, professional services, and healthcare.

Bella is an in demand speaker and presents on various topics pertaining to new tax laws and tax planning strategies. In 2021, she was recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of “LA’s Most Influential Minority CPAs.” In addition, Bella oversees training and mentoring internal staff and is fluent in Mandarin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
California State University, Long Beach

Graduate Certification, International Taxation
Golden Gate University

Master of Science, Taxation
Golden Gate University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Asian Pacific Certified Public Accountants Association, Board Member