About: Wilber Mendez is a manager in HLB Gravier LLP’s tax division. His experience in the accounting field since 2002 spans a wide range of industries. Wilber specializes in international and corporate taxation and is well-known for his hands on approach and client service. He is experienced in various aspects of tax services and compliance for clients, including tax preparation, accounting, and tax research that allows him to aid in planning for high net worth individuals in multi-state jurisdictions. He works closely with foreign individuals investing in the United States and setting up permanent U.S. residency. Wilber also is part of the firm’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Team and has helped numerous clients become compliant with U.S. reporting obligations via the OVDP and/or Streamline OVDP.
Wilber earned his Bachelors in Accounting from Florida International University and completed his Masters in Taxation from Florida International University in 2012. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Florida and belongs to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as well as the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).
Mr. Mendez is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami and teaches International Tax in the Graduate School of Business.