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UNITED STATES TAXATION OF FOREIGN REAL ESTATE INVESTORS

4.5 (171)

Richard Lehman

Lehman Tax Law

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | 11:00 AM EDT

1.5 Credits

FREE

Subject Area

Taxes

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Course Description

The United States remains the most popular destination for foreign real estate capital investment. Critical for tax and investment advisers representing non-U.S. persons investing in U.S. real property is a comprehensive examination of balancing  a variety of tax issues for their clients. 

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to the opportunities and challenges for foreign investors in U.S. real estate. This webinar 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.

MAJOR TOPICS COVERED : 

  • 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
  • How to take advantage of several tax planning techniques unavailable to the American taxpayer that will improve the foreign taxpayer's potential profits.
  • Outline best practices for determining the tax planning opportunities for foreign investors in U.S. real estate.

Learning Objectives

  • To explore the world of a foreign investor and U.S. taxes.
  • To identify the “nonresident alien” for U. S. tax purposes.
  • To discover the legal methods of reducing taxes on U.S. real estate
  • To recognize the tax traps for nonresident alien individuals and foreign corporations.
  • To get an overview about little known tax trap for foreign corporations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Auditors
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Director (Industry)
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Pros
  • Xero Advisor
  • Young CPA

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