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US Income Taxation of Nonresident Alien Individuals – What about Alimony Income?

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, July 28, 2014

 A nonresident alien individual (NRA) is generally subject to US income tax on two types of income categories: Income that is “effectively connected” with a trade or business in the… Read more…

Overstayed Your Welcome? “Substantial Presence” in the USA

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, July 21, 2014

Under US tax laws, any individual with a “substantial presence” in the United States runs the risk of being classified as a US person for tax purposes.  Those who are… Read more…

Newsweek Delves Into FATCA and the Growing Trend in Expatriation

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, July 14, 2014

Recently I was interviewed by Newsweek for a story covering FATCA and its effects on US citizens abroad, as well as the perceived impact it has had in causing many… Read more…

IRS Announces New Policy For Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers / ITINs

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, July 7, 2014

What is an ITIN and What is it Used For? An ITIN is a nine-digit tax processing number issued by the IRS for federal tax reporting only. The ITIN is… Read more…

UAE – 204 FFI’s Now Registered For FATCA

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Wednesday, July 2, 2014

You can find a full list of the UAE foreign financial institutions (FFI’s) that have registered for FATCA compliance and are in approved status as of June 24 2014 –… Read more…

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