About Us

International taxation. Admittedly, not the sexiest of topics for most people. But we at Esquire Group aren’t most people.

Not only is the team at Esquire Group dedicated to international taxation, with specialized knowledge drawn from years of experience, but we also know first-hand what running a successful global company entails. With offices in multiple countries, we recognize the actual challenges of conducting international business, from cross-border tax issues down to managing multiple languages, currencies, and time zones. And, since many of us live as expats or as members of multinational families ourselves, we understand the realities of those challenges as well.

In other words, we get it.

For almost 15 years, Esquire Group has been helping clients navigate the complicated world of international tax matters. Because we are a boutique firm, we provide our clients with the kind of highly personalized service you won’t get from sprawling corporations. You’ll get to deal directly with our experts and dedicated in-house employees—who have been carefully selected by founder and CEO Jimmy Sexton, LL.M.—instead of being relegated to seasonal contractors.

As an international tax advisory firm with a global presence, we specialize in strategic advice, compliance, and tax preparation for both individual and corporate clients, including:

  • Americans living abroad (expats)
  • U.S. Residents with foreign income or assets
  • Nonresidents with U.S. source income
  • High-net worth individuals
  • Family offices
  • SMEs engaged in international business
  • Foreign financial institutions

Business today is no longer constrained by borders, moving faster than ever before. By continuously embracing innovative technologies, we at Esquire Group can match the pace of your business, maximize productivity, and communicate securely.

Whether that means using our cutting-edge client portal or jumping on a plane to meet you in person—wherever in the world that may be—is entirely up to you.

Why Esquire Group?

When you work with Esquire Group, you will be working with experts. Our team has the specialized experience necessary to provide you with secure, dedicated, and truly international service.

 

Professionals dedicated to international taxation. Our specialized team is made up of experts in international taxation, not catch-all consultants with only superficial international experience.

 

Licensed CPAs and EAs. We use only licensed CPAs and EAs to prepare your tax returns—just one way we uphold our commitment to providing you with the highest levels of experience and expertise.

 

In-house employees, not contractors. Our entire staff is made up of in-house employees, not contractors. This translates to higher commitment, greater consistency, and lower turnover.

Commitment to quality. We are dedicated to providing you with only the highest-quality service. You can rest assured that every member of our team will take the time to do the work right.

 

Offices in multiple time zones. With offices across 3 continents, we have team members working in multiple time zones so that we can be available whenever you need us.

 

Multilingual staff. Our staff members speak multiple languages, reducing the need for document translation and allowing us to communicate with you more quickly and effectively.

 

Security. Our secure technological infrastructure is designed to include redundant backups. This means never having to worry that your information will be lost in the case of a system failure.

Technology. We use the most advanced technology for our communications, with a client portal that allows for secure transmission of documents across the globe.

 

Proven Track Record. With close to 15 years of success under our belts, we have the track record to back up our claims of experience and expertise—so that relying on us makes more sense than ever.

 

Global capabilities. Unlike most U.S. tax firms, our company was built to work with clients remotely, so we can effectively support you anywhere in the world using our secure client portal and VoiP.

Our Core Values

“Sticking to your values is easy when they aren’t challenged.”

-Jimmy Sexton, Founder and CEO.

 

Esquire Group’s core values are at the heart of our corporate identity. Businesses often advertise their values, but few adhere to them when doing so will cost them money or cause them to lose face. The true test of a business’ dedication to its values is how it behaves when adherence to them is difficult.

At Esquire Group, we believe that staying loyal to our core values, even when it is difficult, ensures we do what is right. For that reason, we want you to know, not only what our core values are, but what they mean to us.

 

Commitment to Quality

Producing the highest quality work is of the utmost importance to us, not only because that’s what our clients pay us for, but because we demand the best from ourselves. We don’t compromise doing things correctly in favor of just getting them done.
 
Our work is often complicated, and requires thorough and focused attention to detail. We do our best to stay on schedule, and within budget; however, when circumstances change, new information presents itself, or an issue is more complicated than previously thought, it isn’t always possible. When this happens we inform our client of the revised timeline and budget, and give them a detailed explanation. Rushing can lead to mistakes, which often winds up costing more than having taken the time to do it correctly in the first place.

Uncompromising Integrity

To us integrity means doing our best, not taking shortcuts, admitting failure, being honest, and putting our clients’ best interest over our own.
 
On occasion, our uncompromising integrity can cause friction with clients who prefer to hear what they want to hear rather than what is correct or who want to take shortcuts in an effort to save time and money. Although we strive to put our clients’ satisfaction first, we will not compromise our integrity. We never like losing clients, but if forced to choose between losing a client and our integrity, we will always choose our integrity.
 
 

Always be Accountable

We believe in being accountable, not only to our clients, but to each other. We are big on being responsible for our actions, and living up to our word.
 
Our clients pay us to do a job. It is our duty to perform that job to the best of our ability, and we are very proud of the high quality work we produce. We believe in accountability so strongly, that if we discover a mistake in the work we perform, we bring it to the client’s attention, even if the mistake would likely have gone unnoticed.
 
On the rare occasion we make a mistake, we take responsibility and do our best to make it right; whether that be correcting the mistake at no charge, providing a discount, or possibly even paying a resulting penalty.

Constant Improvement

Our Founder and CEO, Jimmy Sexton, is never content with the status quo, and is constantly looking for ways to improve every aspect of our company. His dedication to constant improvement is shared by every Esquire Group team member. In fact, every month each team member is encouraged to undertake at least one professional development activity, as well as suggest one improvement to the company.
 
We are in business because of our clients, and we want them to have the best experience possible. To achieve that, we need to know what we can do better, which is why we always welcome suggestions from our clients, and encourage them to complete our anonymous customer survey at the conclusion of every project.

Relentless Dedication

We are dedicated to our core values. We are dedicated to our clients. We are dedicated to getting the job done. We are dedicated to providing a great client experience. We are dedicated to doing everything better.
 
We are dedicated.

“In the 65 years of the AWC Bern, this was the best presentation on U.S. taxes that we have had.”

Angela Aebersold
President of American Women’s Club of Bern

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