Gift to noncitizen spouses and preparing the gift tax return

Hear me speak on expatriation in NYC I am speaking in New York this Friday — on expatriation. May 29, 2015, 8:30 am — NYS Society of CPAs, 14 Wall Street, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10005 Sign up here. Pre-Expatriation Gifts One of the easiest ways to bring your net worth down below $2,000,000 […]

Land speculators and tax deduction hacks

Welcome again to the Friday Edition. This week I will look at tax deductions for nonresidents who buy and hold land in the United States. It’s easy to get off the mailing list: just click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email. I won’t be offended. On the other hand, if you want […]

Is my foreign holding company a PFIC?

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Conditional green cards and logging yourself out

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International Tax Lunch: Using C corporations for nonresident investment in US real estate

Using C corporations for nonresident investment in US real estate Come join us at our office in Pasadena as Philip Hodgen presents this month’s tax lunch. Feel free to stay after the presentation and ask questions regarding the topic, and to meet our team members as well. Lunch and good company will be provided! Who: […]

Minimum filing requirements for minnows

Hi, it’s Phil Hodgen again. Welcome to the Friday Edition, where every Friday you get something international tax-flavored and useful. And (almost) every time I get on a plane, you get a Jell-O Shot from the airport, too. Hey. Next week. Toronto. Pack light, go fast. It’s easy to get off the mailing list: just […]

Is my investment account a PFIC?

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Early distribution penalties, IRAs, and expatriation

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Live Now. Procrastinate Later

Seen yesterday in a classroom at Cathedral High School in downtown Los Angeles. Happy Friday.

The Stealth Exit Tax, PFIC-Style

New weekly PFIC email list Yesterday, we soft-launched our new email list, PFICs Only. Every Thursday at 6 am Pacific time we will be publishing an email on a PFIC topic. Sign up here. PFIC conference call today, noon pacific time Something fun is coming up in six hours. You are not too late. You […]