Foreign holding companies and check the box

Hi, it’s Phil. This week’s episode was inspired by an email from reader N in France, and was written on the grassy field in front of the Rose Bowl in beautiful Pasadena, California. It is a glorious Thursday evening. My youngest daughter’s soccer team is going through conditioning drills and I’m sitting on the grass […]

Green card + treaty election = exit tax danger

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US real estate miniseries #4 – foreign corporation plus income tax treaty

Hi, it’s Phil Hodgen again. Welcome again to the Friday Edition. This episode is written from seat 3E on American Airlines flight 126 — LAX to Chicago. Wifi in the sky for the win, right? (Also: Bose noise-cancelling earbuds are essential for flying sanity and preventing the post-flight head-buzz from all of the engine noise. […]

Do the right paperwork to abandon your green card

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US real estate miniseries #3 – foreign parent, domestic subsidiary

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