About Pendas International

Avoid leaving profits on the table with the right team of expert advisors

Whether you are starting up U.S. operations, or have plans to expand, you need a team of expert tax, business, and legal advisors with international experience to help you navigate the world’s most intricate tax system and protect your bottom line

Make Pendas International your trusted advisor like many other midsize companies throughout Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Mexico and the U.S.

You don’t need to be a large, multinational corporation to receive world-class, white glove tax planning and advisory services

If you are a midsize international company with plans to start up or expand in the U.S., our team of executives with over 40 years of combined experience in international tax, accounting, business, and law are here to serve you.

Don’t settle for general tax advice or unanswered emails and phone calls. Get timely communication, proactive attention, and personalized solutions for your unique business goals.

Your business matters to us

Like you, we have international roots. We understand the challenges of learning a new market and new regulations in a language that may not be your first.

We are passionately committed to providing exceptional service to each and every one of our clients—the same level of care we would want for ourselves.

This is the Pendas Promise.

The Pendas Promise

  • Personalized solutions—no one-size-fits-all
  • Innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Clear, responsive communication
  • Proactive oversight to help maximize profits and avoid costly penalties
Ana-Barbara Llorente Pendas founder and partner headshot

“I have been where you are, and I use my knowledge and experience to make sure that you know where to go next.”

Ana-Barbara Llorente, CPA, CGMA
Founder/ Partner, Pendas International, PLLC

Meet the Pendas International Team

Our team of expert advisors are here to help you reach your business goals

Starting a company is just the first step. Our team of international accountants, lawyers, and business support specialists can support your business from start-up to growth and expansion.

Ana-Barbara Llorente, Founder & Partner

Ana-Barbara Llorente is a global accounting executive with more than 20 years of experience in finance, management, and public accounting in diverse industries in US and EU markets. She is a CPA in the US and its equivalent in Spain.

Ms. Llorente has a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Master’s degrees in Accounting and Auditing from the University of Oviedo in Spain. She wrote a project about Materiality in Auditing as part of her PhD studies, before practicing with Deloitte.

Ana-Barbara Llorente serves as the Board Treasurer for the World Affairs Council of Austin.

Experience Our Expanded Network

Gain access to our expanded network of trusted service providers who speak multiple languages to better support you

We work closely with our partners to ensure that you always receive the quality you expect from Pendas

Enrolled Agent

Languages spoken:
Chinese, English


Languages spoken:
French, Spanish, English

International Tax Lawyer

Languages spoken:
Spanish, English

Financial Advisor

Languages spoken:
Spanish, English

Pendas for Your International Tax Needs

The easiest choice you may ever make for your business

Leave your tax planning, global tax and growth strategy to us (so you can focus on the 99,999 other things needed to run your business)
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Choose Pendas International if you want:

Immediate answers to your most pressing questions;
no more searching Google for answers
A clear plan for moving forward;
no more guessing
Personalized solutions;
no more generic advice
Proactive oversight;
discover tax-savings opportunities
A team to help you execute;
achieve your goals

Here’s how we will work together:

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Custom plan of action with scope of work and fees in 2 business days

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The Pendas team is just a phone call, text, or email away!

Pendas International, PLLC is an independent member of Abacus Worldwide an international association of independent accounting, consulting and legal firms focused on connecting like-minded quality firms for the sole purpose of providing its member firms with the knowledge and resources they need to grow in today’s multifaceted business environment. Through membership in Abacus, Pendas International, PLLC strongly enhances its ability to provide assistance, referrals and increased knowledge to clients with international business needs. In addition, clients of the firm benefit directly from the relationships and resources that are exchanged between member firms of Abacus. Similarly, Pendas International, PLLC provides other Abacus members with access to the firm’s expertise in software, professional services, manufacturing, and real estate industries and to their vast knowledge of the U.S. market. The goal of Abacus Worldwide is to assist member firms in meeting client needs locally and internationally by connecting them with the right firms in the right locations anytime and anywhere. To learn more about Abacus visit www.abacusworldwide.org.