Founded in 2009, GLS GLOBAL provides specialized accounting and tax compliance services for entities with activities in the United States. Our mission as a firm is to provide our clients with the highest level of personalized service. Its principals Antonello Galasso and Fred Scheing have over 50 years in combined experience in the accounting and tax compliance fields, with special emphasis on the unique requirements for expatriate individuals and business entities with US compliance requirements.
Among our areas of expertise are:
- US Corporate, Partnership, Fiduciary and Individual income tax compliance (federal, state and local);
- Foreign entity US reporting requirements (including FBAR, FINCEN, foreign-domiciled trusts, Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs))
- C ertification of US Tax Residency to Foreign governments (forms 6166 & 8802) for tax treaty benefits;
- US filing compliance for citizens living abroad: Foreign Tax Credits, Foreign Income Exclusions, Foreign Reportable Transactions (including transfers to foreign trusts).
- Not-for-profit/tax-exempt entities (Private Foundations, Charitable Trusts);
- Experts in US State filing compliance;
In addition, GLS Global provides full accounting services, payroll reporting and LLC/Corporation agency registration for State of Delaware (US) as may be required by its clients, serving as Registered Agent within the Delaware jurisdiction.
From their mutual experiences in the public accounting arena, private family offices and domestic/international trust companies, GLS Global provides a unique combination of experience with personal attention to their clients’ unique requirements and preferences. Our objective is to be neither the largest, nor the fastest-growing firm, but simply the one on which you can rely for the best accounting and tax compliance service.
GLS Global, LLC is registered in State of Delaware, United States, with its principal office in Wilmington, Delaware. Its principals are based in various locations throughout the United States (Delaware, California, Florida) and Europe (Poland, Italy) and worldwide virtually. Our technological capabilities (including secure data transfer portals and telecommunication network) operate to serve our client base throughout the world on a 24/7 basis, as their individual needs may require.
From his experience in public accounting, Antonello has developed in-depth knowledge of tax and accounting issues, ranging from individuals, partnerships and corporations to trusts and estates. As Manager for J.P. Morgan/Chase’s Trust Tax section, he was responsible for tax planning and compliance services to a variety of high-net-worth clients, including specialized work with foreign trusts with nexus to United States. His current service to GLS Global’ s clients in further enhanced by his experience in with international business enterprises, principally in Europe. Antonello holds a degree in Economics from University of Cassino (Italy) and a degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware (United States).
Frederick F. Scheing, CPA, MT
Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Delaware since 1982, Fred is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. Serving high net-worth clients within the private family office environment and from his position as Vice President of J.P. Morgan’s trust tax department, Fred has extensive experience in the areas of individual, corporate, partnership and trust & estate taxation, with emphasis on both domestic and foreign trusts and state-level compliance within the United States.
Fred holds undergraduate degrees in English, Economics and Accounting from the University of Delaware, as well as a Masters in Taxation degree from Villanova University’s School of Law. He is credentialed as Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), and as Certified Management Accountant (CMA) from the American Institute of CPAs and Institute of Management Accounting, respectively, and is an active member of the AICPA Tax section.
GLS Global employs state-of-the art technology to facilitate communication with clients and the confidential transmission of their financial data. From secure data portals to encrypted email communications, GLS Global strives to protect the privacy of its client as well as the confidentiality of their information. In an age where identity theft and data piracy are rampant, GLS Global provides its clients with the ultimate data security technology available.
GLS Global is experienced in numerous accounting and tax compliance software applications, including Quick Books (for accounting and payroll) and Pro-Systems and Pro-Series tax compliance programs. GLS Global also provides secure electronic payment capabilities for US taxes for clients through the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), and is registered as Authorized E-File Provider with Internal Revenue Service and state-level tax agencies, permitting clients the security and convenience of electronic tax filing.
In line with our firm’s commitment to personalized service, customized to client’s individual requirements, we welcome your direct inquiries to our principals at your convenience. We are confident that GLS Global will provide the accounting and tax compliance services you may require, delivered timely with the utmost professionalism. The principals of GLS Global look forward to discussing your needs, and to exceeding your expectations.