International Tax Lunch

What is the International Tax Lunch?

On the second Friday of every month, HodgenLaw hosts a lunch where we present on a specific topic in International tax for an hour.

Please come and join us at our office to meet our team members and to discuss the topic! Lunch from the firm's favorite bakery will be provided. Contact Rachel Allen at for further information.

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July: International Tax Lunch

Form 8621: Mark-to-Market and QEF Basics Webcast

Passive foreign investment companies (PFICs) have a notoriously punitive tax treatment. Fortunately, there are two different elections that may be made to reduce tax. Learn how the Mark-to-Market and QEF elections can provide a better tax result than the default treatment, when those elections may be used and how to perform the necessary calculations and prepare Form 8621.

When: July 14, 2017 at 12 PM PST

Presenter: Debra Rudd

Promo Code to join Webinar for free (no CPE or MCLE credit provided): INTTAX

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Other Upcoming Events

CalCPA: Foreign Investment Series

When: July 13, 2017 8:30AM – 2:30PM
Where: Webcast hosted by CalCPA

Foreign Investment: Choosing a Holding Structure for Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Property
Presenter: Phillip Hodgen
When: 8:30AM – 9:30AM

Foreign investors can own U.S. real estate using a variety of holding structures. There is no simple and obviously “best” choice. This session compares taxation of rental income and capital gain, as well as estate and gift tax exposure for a foreign investor.
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Foreign Investment: Tax Aspects of Direct Ownership of U.S. Investment Real Estate by a Nonresident Alien
Presenter: Debra Rudd
When: 9:30AM – 10:30AM

An overview session of U.S. tax treatment of a nonresident alien who directly owns U.S. real estate. How is rental income and capital gain taxed? What are the estate tax rules? What compliance and reporting requirements does the investor face?
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Foreign Investment: Taxation of Domestic Corporations as Holding Entities for U.S. Real Estate Investment by Foreign Investors
Presenter: Debra Rudd
When: 10:30AM – 11:30AM
This session describes the tax issues—rental income, personal holding company tax, disposition—that arise when a foreign person owns U.S. real estate through a domestic corporation.
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Foreign Investment: Tax and  Withholding Rules of U.S. Real Property by Foreign Investors Webcast
Presenter: Haoshen Zhong
When: 11:30AM -12:30PM

Disposition of U.S. real estate by foreign investors will generally trigger gain. As always, there are exceptions and nonrecognition rules that can apply. In addition, tax is withheld on disposition. Learn how the gain recognition and how withholding rules work. Discover ways to reduce or eliminate Federal tax withholding on real estate sales by foreign investors.
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Foreign Investment: Foreign Ownership of U.S. Real Property Held for Personal Use 
Presenter: Phillip Hodgen
When: 12:30PM -1:30PM

This session describes the tax issues when U.S. real property held in a holding structure (corporate or trust) is put to personal use by the investor or the investor’s family.
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Foreign Investment: The Portfolio Interest Exception for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Property
Presenter: Phillip Hodgen
When: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

An all-cash foreign investor in U.S. real estate can enhance after-tax return on investment by using lending structures that take advantage of the portfolio interest exception. Interest payments can create an income tax deduction against rental income, while being received tax-free by the foreign lender.
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