Licensed as a CPA in Australia and a graduate of the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Business, Ms. Cornwall has over 15 years of experience in the preparation of U.S., Canadian and Australian income tax returns.
After relocating from Sydney to Los Angeles in 2006, Ms. Cornwall joined Gedeon Law & CPA and heads the firms U.S.-Australia tax practice.
Splitting her time between her homes in Los Angeles and Sydney, Ms. Cornwall regularly represents Canadians and Australians facing complex U.S. tax issues such as foreign trust reporting on form 3520/3520-A and foreign passive investment company reporting on Form 8621. Ms. Cornwall regularly represents clients dealing with changes in Canadian and Australian residency status and U.S. reporting of Australian superannuation plans. Ms. Cornwall also has extensive experience representing the firms clients entering the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) or the IRS Streamlined Disclosure programs.
Ms. Cornwall began her career at Arthur Andersen in Sydney where she handled tax and audit engagements before moving to commerce in the shipping industry at Maersk Sealand in Sydney, Australia where she oversaw income tax, sales tax and accounting duties.
In her spare time, Ms. Cornwall is actively involved in the Australian-Los Angeles community and enjoys reading, yoga and traveling.