International Tax Lawyer
International Tax Planning, Compliance, and Preparation
Today, business affairs extend beyond domestic borders to a global market. The Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing is committed to helping U.S. and international businesses capitalize on opportunities domestic and abroad with minimal tax implications. As businesses have expanded into global markets, more and more individuals are also working and conducting business overseas.
Experienced legal counsel from an international tax attorney can help individuals working abroad or retiring overseas maintain their citizenship through fulfilling their tax obligations. I am attorney David W. Klasing with more than 20 years of experience in taxation, with offices in Los Angeles and Orange County. My legal and tax team and I have the skills and experience level to help international clients seeking guidance on tax laws in the United States.
Learn more about Expat International Tax Issues In:
- Saudi Arabia – Learn More about tax compliance for expats in Saudi Arabia
- Mexico – Learn more about FBAR tax compliance and voluntary disclosure for US expats in Mexico
- Ecuador– Learn more about FBAR tax compliance and voluntary disclosure for US expats in Ecuador
- Singapore – Learn about expat tax in Singapore and how to remain compliant.
- Switzerland – Learn more about expat tax and FBAR for US expats in Switzerland
- Philippines – Learn how we solve tax and FBAR issues for US expats in Philippines.
- Australia – Learn more about solving FBAR and tax issues for expats in Australia
Frequently Asked Questions
Our tax law library “frequently asked questions” provide in-depth explanations from a legal, financial, and practical aspect on a wide variety of tax topics, all written or edited by David W. Klasing, a dual California licensed tax attorney and CPA with over 20 years of focused experience in taxation.
How does the foreign tax credit interact with domestic and foreign losses?
How do social security and Medicare taxes affect self-employed individuals abroad?
How is business income earned by nonresidents (individual or corporation) taxed?
How is Dividend Income Sourced?
How is Nationality and Residency Determined for Federal Tax Purposes
Is there a limit on the availability of the foreign tax credit?
Under what circumstances are taxpayers obligated to pay social security and Medicare taxes on foreign source income?
What are the Basic Rules for Sourcing Income and Why are These Rules Important?
What are the Basic Sourcing Rules for Interest Income?
What is a controlled foreign corporation (CFC) and why is it important?
What is the filing, withholding, and reporting requirements for a nonresident’s U.S. based activities?
What role do tax treaties play between the United States and its trade partners?
What sorts of issues are commonly addressed in international tax treaties surrounding business income, personal service income and investment income?
What Sourcing Rules Turn on an Asset’s Location?
Is the Foreign Tax Credit a Refundable credit?
I Have Heard it Said the Foreign Tax Credit is a “Credit,” Not a “Deduction.” What is the Difference?
To claim the foreign tax credit on the income taxes an individual pays from income-producing property, must he hold the property for a certain amount of time?
People say that the foreign tax credit is allowed for those taxes that are “paid or accrued,” but what does this mean, exactly?
Are there tax consequences to me if I decide to immigrate to the United States?
What is the scope of the Exit Tax?
Can the Exit Tax be avoided prior to expatriating from the United States?
International Tax Planning Services
When you select the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing, you gain the benefit of an international tax lawyer and a CPA for the price of one. Before becoming a tax attorney, I worked for nine years as an auditor in public accounting. I then gained a master’s degree in taxation and became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). My in-depth knowledge about federal and state tax codes is invaluable in helping U.S. and international businesses gain an advantage overseas with strategic tax planning solutions.
Tax attorney John A. Harbin is a seasoned litigator with substantial experience in tax controversies, tax audits and international tax law. His legal background includes working as an international auditor where he gained extensive experience handling tax controversy matters. He knows how the withholding requirements can affect the way business is conducted in the United States. Mr. Harbin will apply his years of experience and legal skills to secure your financial best interests in border transactions between the United States and Mexico.
Tax Solutions for Individuals Working and Living Overseas
The global market has expanded the reach of U.S. taxing authorities. If you are a foreign national in the United States or a U.S. citizen living abroad, obtain experienced tax planning and international FBAR compliance services. At the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing, my legal team and I are committed to helping you remain compliant with U.S. and international tax laws. We will apply our understanding of international tax treaties to help you maintain your citizenship with minimal tax burdens.
Representing U.S. and International Businesses
Whether you are part of an international or U.S. business, I understand that one of your top priorities is to avoid double taxation. My legal team and I understand the tax treaties the United States has with several other countries. We will apply our taxation knowledge to protect your business from double taxation. Whether you are part of a domestic or foreign business, we will help your business remain compliant with U.S. tax laws and any applicable international tax laws.
Contact Us Today
If you are looking to live abroad or operate a business overseas, obtain experienced legal counsel. Contact my law office for a reduced-rate initial consultation. The international tax lawyers at The Law Offices of David W. Klasing are committed to helping you avoid any unnecessary international tax burdens.