Category: International Tax

International Tax

Tax Efficient Pre-Immigration Planning Takes Time by Magda Szabo, CPA, JD, LLM


Posted on January 10, 2023 by Magda Szabo

The United States continues to be a destination for foreign citizens to invest their assets, conduct business and, in many cases, make their permanent home. Those individuals seeking U.S. residency often find the path to citizenship lined with a wealth of opportunities, a broad range of new responsibilities and costly liabilities, including U.S. income tax, […]

Answers to Frequently Asked FATCA Reporting Questions by James W. Spencer, CPA


Posted on November 14, 2022 by Jim Spencer

The U.S. government first enacted the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) over a decade ago to combat the global issue of tax evasion and make it more difficult for individuals and businesses to hide assets offshore and outside the purview of U.S. tax authorities. While foreign financial institutions bear much of the responsibility for […]

Can Foreign Investors be in the U.S. without Being Here for Income Tax Purposes? by Joel G. Young, JD, LLM


Posted on November 08, 2022 by Joel Young

A fragile global economy and political uncertainty continue to fuel the United States’ status as the world’s most attractive location for foreign investment. However, investors chasing positive returns, high yields and portfolio diversification often face a tricky U.S. tax system that may provide tax-savings opportunities in some instances and costly income-tax traps in others. Contrary […]