Foreign Investment in the United States: Tax and Related Matters

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8 Credits

Do you have foreign individuals or entities as clients? If so, you should attend this course to acquire knowledge and practical how-to approaches on foreign investment in the United States, as well as numerous types of passive and active business investments.


Participants will acquire knowledge and practical how-to approaches on foreign investment in the United States and numerous types of passive and active business investments

Major Topics

  • Resident vs. non-resident alien status for individual investors
  • Survey of investment vehicles used: those providing greatest benefits and alternatives to avoid branch profits tax
  • IRS and related federal and/or state filing requirements
  • Tax consequences of holding passive investments or actively operating U.S. real estate and other business activities
  • Tax effects added by Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act and the withholding tax on dispositions of U.S. real property interests by foreigners
  • Procedures required to obtain tax treaty benefits
  • Recent developments

Designed For

Any CPA who has the opportunity to advise foreign individuals or foreign entities with respect to U.S. investments or business activities




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Monday, December 1, 2014

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