Magnolia Movido is an innovative tax professional and an enthusiastic relationship builder. She has more than 16 years of "Big Four" accounting firm experience. In her previous role, she managed global compliance and reporting for middle market to Fortune 10 companies, which involved launching businesses into new territories and jurisdictions, identifying and mitigating risks for foreign entities, and ensuring compliance with local laws. She has experience in multifaceted international tax transactions and working with global teams in more than 160 countries.
Magnolia is an IRS enrolled agent. She has deep tax technical knowledge, assisting multinational clients with international tax compliance and tax planning. Originally from the Philippines, Magnolia has experience litigating before the Philippine Court of Tax Appeals, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court with respect to tax refund and assessment cases. She also represented clients before the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Magnolia is passionate about education and has served as a professor of law in the Philippines, and she is currently an adjunct faculty member at the Metropolitan State University (Master of Professional Accountancy Program).
Magnolia assists with the following from both a tax compliance and legal perspective:
Advising on tax implications of U.S. inbound and outbound transactions involving individuals and entities
Structuring international transactions in a tax-efficient manner
Assistance with choice of entity matters
Strategizing entry into new geographic territories and coordination with local counsel relating to compliance with local laws
Analysis of application of tax treaties to cross-border transactions
Review of cross-border contract provisions that have U.S. tax implications
Tax planning related to foreign tax credit and repatriation
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program (LL.M., Taxation, 2010)
University of the Philippines College of Law (Bachelor of Law, 2000)
University of the Philippines (B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 1996)
American Bar Association
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado
Colorado Bar Association
Colorado Women's Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Future Tax Leaders
Board Chair (Present)
Integrated Bar of the Philippines
International Business Circle
National Board of Directors Elected Member (Present)