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United States Taxation of Foreign Real Estate Investors

4.3 (381)

Richard Lehman

Lehman Tax Law

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | 11:00 AM EDT

1.5 Credits


Subject Area


Course Description

This course will explain the tax law in general affecting foreign investors and provide descriptions for many of the techniques that are necessary on behalf of the foreign investors due to their unique circumstances. It includes guidance on how to avoid the U.S. estate tax that is asserted on foreign investors that own U.S. real estate directly and pass away; how to preserve the foreign investors anonymity as many foreign investors are fearful of kidnappings, etc. in their own country when their degree of wealth is known; and how to take advantage of several tax planning techniques unavailable to the American taxpayer that will improve the foreign taxpayer's potential profits.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the world of a foreign investor and U.S. taxes.
  • Identify the “nonresident alien” for U. S. tax purposes.
  • Discover the legal methods of reducing taxes on U.S. real estate
  • Recognize the tax traps for nonresident alien individuals and foreign corporations.
  • Learn about a little known tax trap for foreign corporations.

Who Should Attend?

  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA


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My office is in NYC and many of my clients are foreign nationals working at the United Nations. Richard has a command of the subject matter and I learned a lot during the brief presentation. I will certainly contact Richard when I need expert advise.


Excellent Webinar. The presenter explained tax rules for foreigner/non-resident aliens thoroughly. You need to check this one out if you have nonresident client. You will help yourself and your client.


I loved your webinar, Richard...!! It was truly insightful. In addition to possessing an extensive knowledge of the subject matter, Richard explained complex concepts with great clarity. Richard you are great speaker.


The entire presentation was terrific. Apart from webinar, the last session of Q&A was pretty much helpful. Thanks, Richard...!


Richard is a very clear speaker and a great presenter. He is a very good lecturer and explained the topics very well. It was a very helpful webinar for me.


That really was a great webinar. There were many useful insights. I enjoyed the webinar but it was confusing at times I fell behind and needed to read the presentation first to better understand what the presenter was addressing at certain times.