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International Tax Lunch Session – Investing into California with a Foreign Company: Entry Compliance Issues

What: Investing into California with a Foreign Company
When: Friday, September 12, 2014 at 12:00PM (Pacific Time)
Where: HodgenLaw, 80 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 680, Pasadena, CA 91101
Who: Haoshen Zhong

This month’s speaker will be attorney Haoshen Zhong. He will speak on investing into California with a foreign company, and will discuss several issues that arise. What are typical scenarios? What’s the California/Delaware LLC? What are the returns to file with the IRS and FTB? How do you register with the SoS? These questions and more will be answered in this month’s tax lunch.

To register for in-person participation, click here.

*In-person participation is limited to 10 participants.

To register for conference-call participation, click here.

*Call-in participation is listen-in only, but you can email your questions to us here.

International Tax Lunch: Expatriation and Covered Expatriate Status: What It Is and How to Avoid It

What: International Tax Lunch: Expatriation and Covered Expatriate Status:  What It Is and How to Avoid It

When: Friday, August 8, 2014 at Noon (Pacific Time)


Who: Debra Rudd, CPA

This month’s International Tax Lunch will be a detailed guide on how to determine whether your client who is expatriating is a covered expatriate and how to pass the certification test. Debra has prepared dozens of tax returns for expatriates.  She will talk about the different ways an individual can become a covered expatriate.  Special attention will be paid to the certification test, which is the least-understood and most problematic of the three ways to become a covered expatriate. 

 To register for conference-call participation, click here.

International Tax Lunch Session: Anonymous Q&A Lottery!

What: International Tax Lunch Anonymous Q&A Lottery!

When: Friday, July 11, 2014 at Noon (Pacific Time)


Where: HodgenLaw, 80 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 680, Pasadena, CA 91101


Who: The Hodgen Team

This month’s International Tax Lunch will be about any international tax questions you would like answered. We will select 3-4 questions to explore at lunchtime, and anonymously – so ask away!

To register for in-person participation, click here.

*In-person participation is limited to 10 participants.

 To register for conference-call participation, click here

*Call-in participation is listen-in only, but you can email your questions to us here.

The international tax lunch sessions are held every month on the second Friday of the month. Past topics include expatriation, PFICs, and nonresident investment in U.S. real estate.

To be notified of upcoming sessions, sign up for the lunch list, click here.

International Tax Lunch Session: Form 3520 and Foreign Trust Distributions to U.S. Beneficiaries

What: Form 3520 and Foreign Trust Distributions to U.S. Beneficiaries

When: Friday, June 13, 2014 at Noon (Pacific Time)


Where: HodgenLaw, 80 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 680, Pasadena, CA 91101


Who: Phil Hodgen

This month’s International Tax Lunch will be about Form 3520 and foreign trusts.

When you are preparing an income tax return for a U.S. taxpayer who receives a distribution from a foreign trust, what—exactly—do you need to file, and when do you need to file it?  What are the penalties for mistakes or late filing? And what are the remedial steps you can take if you are facing penalties?

To register for in-person participation, click here.

*In-person participation is limited to 10 participants.

 To register for conference-call participation, click here.

*Call-in participation is listen-in only, but you can email your questions to us here.

 

The international tax lunch sessions are held every month on the second Friday of the month. Past topics include expatriation, PFICs, and nonresident investment in U.S. real estate.

To be notified of upcoming sesions, sign up for the lunch list, click here.

Pack light, go fast in Toronto

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The Goruck SK40. I’m here for 2.5 days and it is damn cold so I have bulky clothes. That’s my excuse for using the big backpack. My other pack is the SK20. I think it would have worked fine. The SK40 is a bit more than I needed.