Category: International Tax

International Tax

Biden Unveils Tax Proposal to Pay for New Jobs Plan by Timothy Larson, CPA


Posted on May 20, 2021 by Timothy Larson

At the center of President Biden’s plan to rebuild the country’s infrastructure, create jobs and increase production of clean energy is a proposal to raise $2.3 trillion over 15 years, in large part, by increasing the corporate tax rate and reforming the international tax system. According to the administration, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act […]

Law Unmasking Anonymous U.S. Companies May Require New Tax Planning for Foreign Investors in U.S. Entities by Arthur J. Dichter, JD, LLM


Posted on May 14, 2021 by Arthur Dichter

With so much attention paid to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the various forms of U.S. government stimulus, international businesses with foreign investors may have missed the passage of a new U.S. law imposing stricter anti-money-laundering compliance procedures for disclosing the identities of their beneficial owners beginning as soon as 2022. On Jan. […]

Final Regulations Applying the High-Tax Exclusion to Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income by Timothy Larson, CPA


Posted on September 17, 2020 by Timothy Larson

The IRS recently issued final and proposed regulations relating to the treatment of “high-taxed” global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI), introduced in 2017 by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This latest guidance is welcome news to many U.S. investors, who may now make annual elections to exclude high-taxed GILTI from their gross income — […]

Nonresident Aliens, Foreign Businesses, U.S. Expats May Receive Relief from U.S. Tax Problems Arising from COVID-19 by Arthur Dichter, JD, LLM


Posted on April 30, 2020 by Arthur Dichter

The IRS has issued a series of guidance providing relief for nonresident alien individuals, foreign businesses and U.S. expats living and working abroad who may be adversely affected by the COVID-19 international travel restrictions and forced to prolong their stays in the United States. In general, individuals who meet U.S. residency tests are considered resident […]

Importers Receive COVID-19 Relief, Approval to Delay Payments of Duties, Taxes, Fees by Jim Spencer, CPA


Posted on April 24, 2020 by Jim Spencer

The U.S. Treasury and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are granting much-needed relief to importers and critical supply-chain businesses struggling with restricted operations and rising financial difficulties through the COVID-19 pandemic. Under a temporary interim-final rule, eligible importers have the option to defer for 90 days deposits of estimated duties, taxes and fees on merchandise […]

Information Reporting Deadline Nears for U.S. Persons with Foreign Businesses – No COVID Extensions by Joel Young, JD, LLM


Posted on April 21, 2020

Every five years, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) requires U.S. persons (including entities) with certain foreign affiliates to file Form BE-10, Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad, by a statutory deadline of May 29 or June 30, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused any postponement of the final BE-10 due date, which depends […]