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House Republicans – Death Knell for Subpart F/ Americans Abroad Barely Acknowledged

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, January 16, 2017

House Republicans set out to deliver a bold, pro-growth policy agenda focused on addressing important concerns of the American people which included how changes to the tax law could grow… Read more…

Setting the Clock Back? Retroactive Tax Legislation

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The question has often been asked whether Congress can enact retroactive tax legislation, in effect “setting back the clock” and making a law effective as if it had been enacted… Read more…

Foreign Persons as S Corporation Shareholders: Risky Business Part II

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, August 18, 2014

Part I of this blog post detailed the requirements for eligibility for electing S corporation status, maintaining it, as well as the tax benefits of being an S corporation.  It… Read more…

Foreign Persons as S Corporation Shareholders: Risky Business Part I

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, August 11, 2014

Often, a small business or start-up will utilize an S corporation election for their business. An S corporation is a corporation formed under a particular State’s incorporation laws (or an… Read more…

Foreign Corp. Engaged in US Trade or US Business? Form 5472 Part II

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, January 20, 2014

Part I of the topic exploring Form 5472, was posted last week and covered the situation when Form 5472 must be filed by a US corporation that is at least 25% owned by a… Read more…

US Corp. With Foreign Shareholders? Form 5472 Part I

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, January 13, 2014

The US market is a promising one for foreign investors and companies, but complicated issues must be addressed to avoid fines and penalties. One of these issues involves the completion… Read more…

Doing Business in the USA – Don’t Forget Branch Profits Tax

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, November 12, 2012

An earlier blog posting discussed some of the US tax issues that arise when a foreign (non-US) corporation does business in the US.  There is no clear test to determine… Read more…

Foreign Corporation Doing Business in the US

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, November 5, 2012

Expanding A Foreign Business Into the US What is a “foreign corporation” and how is it taxed by the US? A foreign corporation, for US income tax law purposes, is any… Read more…

How Can the IRS Find Out? How Can the IRS Catch Me? Part II

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, May 14, 2012

HOW CAN THE IRS FIND OUT? HOW CAN THE IRS CATCH ME?   Part II   I am often asked by clients who have not been tax compliant, or who are… Read more…

How Can the IRS Find Out? How Can the IRS Catch Me? Part I

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, May 7, 2012

HOW CAN THE IRS FIND OUT? HOW CAN THE IRS CATCH ME?   Part I Inevitably, when I deal with clients who either have not been fully compliant with their  US… Read more…

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