Trisha is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 25 years of experience addressing domestic and international tax issues. She focuses her practice on U.S. and international tax planning and compliance for individuals, corporations and partnerships.
Trisha has directed and worked with various corporate tax departments in a number of industries for several Pittsburgh corporations. She provides comprehensive tax services, such as international tax research and treaty analysis; resident/non-resident tax issues; expatriation analyses; federal, state and local income tax research and planning for individuals and businesses; choice of entity comparisons; and tax compliance utilizing CCH ProSystem software. Her primary area of concentration is work in the international arena.
Prior to joining Cohen & Grigsby in 2000, she was corporate tax director at Sunquest Information Systems Inc. in Pittsburgh. She started, developed and managed the corporate tax department for a new public corporation, an entity that was comprised of one parent company and two domestic and two foreign subsidiaries. Her responsibilities included domestic and foreign compliance filings for income tax, capital stock tax, sales/use tax and information reporting, including employee benefit plans.
She was a tax manager and accountant at BlueCross of Western Pennsylvania from 1993-1997. From 1989-1993, she was a senior federal tax accountant, systems administrator and senior international tax accountant for H.J. Heinz Company.
Trisha was an assistant tax manager at PNC Financial Corp. from 1987-1989 and a manager of bank taxes and a senior tax accountant for Pittsburgh National Bank from 1985-1987. She also previously worked as a tax specialist and an auditor for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.
- Co-Editor, “Snowbirds – Financial and Estate Planning for the Mature Client in Ontario,” Lexis Nexis, 2007-present
- “New Standards for Tax Return Preparers and Tax Return Advisors,” Cohen & Grigsby Review, 2008
- Co-Author, “Update to Tax Laws Regarding Expatriation: Comply or Be Penalized!,” Cohen & Grigsby Review, 2005