Hi from Phil, and welcome to the Friday Edition. Every other week you get something about International Tax from me. And every now and then, a Jello Shot from a random airport somewhere. If you want these to stop, just click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of this email.
Your U.S. government (say that in your best reverberating sports stadium announcer’s voice, the way the guy says “Your Los Angeles Dodgers”) is on the move again.
More “transparency for thee, but not for me” stuff from Your Public Servants.
This time, it is aimed at nonresidents who buy U.S.... continue reading
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The Friday edition (like all of our email newsletters) is switching to a bi-weekly schedule. The next edition will arrive on August 28, 2015.
Today, August 14, 2015, we are doing our monthly International Tax Lunch at noon Pacific time. You can dial in and listen for free.... continue reading
What: Global Real Estate Transactions — Presentation followed by Q&A
Time: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: Malibu Public Library — 23519 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265
Host: Malibu Association of Realtors – Global Committee
Phil will be part of a presentation and Q&A session along with Mitch Creekmore, SVP with the Stewart Title Guaranty Company.
If you are interested in joining the event, please contact Olivia at olivia.park (at) hodgen.com.... continue reading
I have been long silent on this topic but for those of you who need the information, here it is.Folding
The Swiss government and banks are folding like a bunch of cheap patio chairs. Banks have started and will continue to hand over over information about their U.S. customers to the IRS. Expect this to continue, and expect the contagion to spread to other countries.
That’s not news.Freezing
Some Swiss banks are now freezing 50% of the account balance of their American customers until the customers give proof that they have solved their U.S. tax problems.
I don’t see people talking about this too much.... continue reading