Laura M. Tshilumba, CPA

Laura M. Tshilumba, CPA
Director, International Tax


Laura is the leader of the international tax practice at HLB Gross Collins. As a CPA with close to two decades of expertise in U.S. international taxation, Laura takes the hassle out of filing U.S. tax returns for American expatriates. She also helps American expatriates and dual U.S. citizens rectify their past due U.S. tax returns with the least amount of pain and on the most favorable terms with the IRS.

Serving clients throughout the world, Laura is committed to helping her clients maximize tax savings strategies in the U.S., while also implementing an aligned global structure for clients with multi-national operations in several industries including but not limited to consumer products, manufacturing, distribution, and technology. 

An educator at heart, Laura is a presenter of NASBA-certified CPE courses on international tax matters -helping tax professionals connect the dots between the tax law and IRS tax forms. 

In her pursuit of becoming a healthy accountant who mentally, spiritually, and physically thrives busy season after busy season, Laura became a certified health mindset coach and a certified integrative health nutrition coach. In 2021, she started her health and wellness business where she coaches executive women and women entrepreneurs to manage their stress levels and prevent burnout from high-pressure work and business environments, by implementing authentic self-care regimens that translate to high performance, greater visibility, leadership opportunities, and increased financial net worth. She also coaches high-achieving women into living in their now body, while improving on their wellness without sacrificing their mental health or their favorite cultural foods. 

About Us: Laura has close to 2 decades of experience in public accounting with a focus in international accounting and taxation. She has extensive experience with global mobility, providing tax compliance and consulting services including but not limited to global secondment, global payroll management and consulting, tax equalization, U.S. tax withholding and reporting requirements, and income tax treaty analysis. She collaborates with tax advisors in the United States and abroad to assist them with international tax issues faced by their clients.