The Year End is Coming: Are You Ready?

The end of 2014 is approaching. Are you ready? For non-US investors, this can be a confusing and frustrating time, where it seems that nothing...

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What is an ITIN and Why Do You Need One?

An ITIN (also called an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) is an identifying number used by people who don’t live in the United States, but...

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Who Should Prepare Your US Tax Return?

Let me say right at the front that I’m not going to be objective. I hope you call our firm and find out knowledgeable,...

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Reader Asks If Setting Up a BVI Company Means Less Tax

One of the trendier tax schemes has always been the idea of setting up an island paradise account to collect your income and avoid...

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What State Tax Returns Does a Foreign Investor Need to File?

The US tax system can be confusing for the foreign national who invests in the US. You are required to file a federal tax...

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What Information Do You Need For a Form 1040NR?

If you’re a foreign investor in the US, you will have to become familiar with the US tax form, Form 1040 NR. The Form...

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US Tax Law and Foreign Entities

One of the questions that we frequently get at our International Division of Legal Shelf Company has to do with business structures in the...

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Is Having a US Tax Number Better for Non-Resident Investors?

If you are a foreign investor looking for a way to safely invest in US real estate and NOT give up all of your...

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State Renewals for Your US Business

Do you have a US business structure, like a Corporation, Limited Liability Company or Limited Partnership? Make sure you keep it up to date...

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Big Change Coming in US Real Estate Market in 2014

There is a big change coming in 2014 for US real estate owners – especially those who want to get rid of upside down...

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