Stella Chen, CPA   

Chinese Practice Co-Leader, International Services, Tax Partner

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Who I work with

The core of my practice is mid-sized businesses with a heavy focus on serving Asian inbound companies to bridge the gap between language and culture barriers. My clients are mostly within the manufacturing and distribution industry and vary from startup to companies with almost $1 billion in revenue.

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My specialty

I specialize in foreign inbound tax compliance and consulting with extensive experience serving Asian inbound companies. I help businesses to navigate complex tax challenges associated with establishing operations in the U.S. and provide tax consulting for M&A transactions and restructuring. In addition, I provide income tax provision and C-corporation tax compliance and consulting. My team anticipates and embraces changes to help our clients stay ahead of the curve.


Results I have delivered

I developed a strategy to reduce the annual South Carolina license fee by more than $200,000 for a manufacturing company.

Unique things about me

I enjoy giving back to my professional community through mentoring and assisting economic development organizers to attract more Asian investments to the U.S.

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When I am not at work

I am a proud mother of two and enjoy spending time with my children as well as listening to music, traveling and visiting museums.

People say I am


Dedicated, hardworking and goal-oriented.



I serve as an executive board member of the North America Chinese Chamber of Commerce and vice chair of the Wake County Economic Development Foreign Investment Committee. I am also a member of the NCACPA and AICPA organizations.