International Tax Blog
Welcome to the Sciarabba Walker International Tax Blog! We will be sharing original, informative, engaging content that examines a variety of international tax issues as they relate to individuals and businesses. Our International Tax Group stays up to date on the latest rules and regulations that affect our international tax clients. We are committed to assisting our clients on tax reporting issues related to the ownership of foreign assets, receipt of income from abroad, foreign financial transactions, and more.
Check out our blog for helpful tips, analysis, and examples of the issues that affect clients and how we are able to assist. And feel free to reach out to us anytime—we are here to help.
Disclaimer: The information in these blog posts is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for accounting, tax, or financial advice from a professional accountant. While we use reasonable efforts to furnish accurate and up-to-date information, we do not warrant that any information contained in or made available through this blog is current or error free. No part of this communication is intended to be used for the purpose of avoiding penalties under U.S. federal tax law.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently proposed regulations concerning the treatment of global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI). The regulations are a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which added new rules requiring the inclusion of GILTI generated...read more
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance recently released notices on the tax treatment of IRC § 965 repatriation amounts for tax year 2017 for corporations and flow-through entities. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act requires certain U.S. taxpayers to recognize...read more
We have been discussing two fictional taxpayers, John and Sue Ling, who have been residing in the United States for many years. John is a U.S. citizen but Sue is not, although she is a permanent U.S. resident. John is 12 years older than Sue and should he predecease...read more
On our International Tax Blog, we have been discussing two fictional taxpayers, John and Sue Ling, who have resided in the United States for many years. They have been working with their CPA and attorney on their estate plans. John is a U.S. citizen but Sue is not,...read more
Last week we discussed the international tax situation of John and Sue Ling, a hypothetical couple from Taiwan that has been residing in the United States for many years. John is a U.S. citizen but Sue is not, although she is a permanent U.S. resident (or green card...read more
Today we will explore the fictional case of John and Sue Ling to demonstrate some of the factors affecting international estate planning. John and Sue came to the United States from Taiwan 30 years ago when John was hired as an engineering professor at a local...read more
If you have ever sat down with your attorney or CPA to discuss estate issues, you know that estate planning involves a lot of decision making on your part. Estate planning professionals seem to have a never-ending list of options to choose from: revocable trusts,...read more
Taxpayers are sometimes unaware they have a foreign filing requirement. In this blog post, we will look at an example in which the client was the beneficiary of a retirement account that was considered a foreign financial asset, even though he had never worked outside...read more
Sometimes taxpayers are unaware that they have foreign reporting requirements. When discovered, they may need to catch up. In this blog, we will look at the hypothetical story of Antoine, a French citizen, living in the United States for more than 20 years. Antoine...read more
The United States has income tax treaties with many different countries. These treaties allow for various forms of tax relief or exemption from tax for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Some examples of treaty benefits are reduced tax rates, exemption from U.S....read more