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.
Cryptocurrencies have been in the news a lot recently, mainly because of wide fluctuations in value. Since the meteoric rise and fall of Bitcoin (the most popular cryptocurrency), many people are considering investing in cryptocurrency. There may be foreign reporting...read more
This article was originally published in the Central New York Business Journal. Congress passes the tax laws, the Treasury Department collects the tax revenues, and the IRS oversees the reporting and collection process. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 added a...read more
We recently posted a blog about foreign derived intangible income (FDII), a new deduction for certain domestic corporations. Since then, the IRS has issued proposed regulations for FDII under Section 250 of the Internal Revenue Code. According to the IRS, "The...read more
International tax forms sometimes have separate due dates that do not coincide with the most well-known deadline, April 15. It is important to be aware of these other due dates, as they can carry substantial late filing penalties. Here are a few international-related...read more
This article was originally published in the Central New York Business Journal. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 added many new acronyms to tax advisers’ vocabularies. A few of the new acronyms in the international arena are GILTI, FDII, BEAT, DEI, and QBAI. Some of...read more
We often work with clients who are not familiar with the U.S. tax system but for various reasons are required to file U.S. income tax returns. Last week we provided a general overview of how income taxes work in the United States, as the process differs from tax...read more
Most countries have a tax system in place to pay for national needs and government services, but the methods and rules vary greatly from country to country. The United States handles income taxes in a very specific way—one that might be unfamiliar to those who are not...read more
At the end of each year, the IRS adjusts certain tax items to account for inflation. The 2019 inflation adjustments were recently announced for more than 60 tax items. Of those, here are some of the adjustments related to international tax items: Inflation Adjustments...read more
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes sweeping changes to international tax law. In light of these changes, the IRS is working on adding and updating tax forms and schedules to reflect the new provisions of the TCJA. Some of the forms have been released as drafts...read more
U.S. taxpayers are not always aware that they must report their foreign accounts on an Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) in accordance with Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requirements. If the taxpayer has reported all income (or did not have enough income...read more