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Joel G. Young, JD, LLM

Associate Director of Tax Services

Joel G. Young provides tax consulting, income and estate tax planning and compliance services for high-net-worth families and closely held businesses that have international operations.

Young has experience with pre-immigration and expatriation planning, international and domestic trusts, cross-border investments and international business restructuring.  A talented speaker, he is an adjunct professor of international tax at Florida Atlantic University’s Master’s in Taxation program.

Areas of Focus

  • Application of income and estate and gift tax treaties
  • Estate and gift tax planning for multinational families in the U.S.
  • Expatriation planning for U.S. citizens and long-term residents
  • FIRPTA planning for foreign corporations and NRAs who invest in U.S. real property interests
  • Inbound and outbound planning and transactions
  • IRS examination representation
  • Pre-immigration tax planning for inbound multinational families
  • Structuring of cross-border debt instruments to achieve portfolio interest exclusions for NRA investors


  • University of Miami – Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Taxation
  • Florida Atlantic University – Bachelor of Arts in History

Industries Served

  • Distributors and manufacturers
  • Exporters
  • High-net-worth families
  • Multinational companies
  • Multinational families
  • Real estate