Emily Yu

CPA, CGA, Principal

By the Numbers

  • 8 Years at WLD
  • 7 Industries’ accounting experiences before discovering cross border tax
  • 3 Blocks daily commute between the home, school and office
  • 2 Wonderful children and 2 languages spoken and written (English and Mandarin)

Emily relates to clients at a personal and individual level. She appreciates apprehension some clients may feel about tax matters and strives to help them understand issues and reporting requirements. Emily enjoys bringing a peace of mind to clients by helping them being compliant in Canada and the US.

Emily has worked in a variety of industries in accounting capacities. Prior to joining W.L. Dueck & Co LLP, Emily had been a controller of a software development company, an advertising agency and an accountant for an architectural firm

Practice Emphasis

  • US citizens resident in Canada
  • Taxpayer in transition
  • Individual expatriation policy and administration
  • Personal and corporate US federal and state tax

Proven Results

  • Assisting client through IRS audit resulting in $0 adjustment
  • Working with and successfully guiding delinquent US taxpayer clients through compliance process for multiple years
  • Recovered over US$100,000 from funding agencies
  • Managed the acquisition by and reporting related to subsequent IPO of a company in UK
  • Enjoyed her role managing the Canada International Development Agency project finances that create jobs and reduces poverty in Philippines


  • Certified General Accoutant, British Columbia
  • BCIT, Bachelor of Technology (Accounting)


  • CGA Exam Critic and Assignment Marker