International Estate Planning FAQ

November 9, 2015
tax planning for foreign corporations

Potential Tax Liabilities of a Foreign Trust or Estate

Are foreign trusts and estates subject to U.S. Estate and Gift taxes? The short answer: sometimes. The U.S. taxation on the transfers of property by a […]
July 3, 2015

What to Know Before Considering a Decision to Expatriate

SECTION 877 AND EXPATRIATION IRC Section 877 virtually eliminates most of the tax benefit sought by expatriation (a decision to expatriate by moving out of the […]
July 3, 2015

How Strong is US Transfer Taxation reach to Non Residents?

U.S. transfer taxes include gift tax, generation-skipping transfer tax and estate tax and can apply during the life or at the death of a Non Resident […]
March 26, 2014

Nonresident looking for help with estate planning

An international client seeking an estate planning attorney should look for one who knows U.S. estate planning, U.S. tax laws, and also either knows the laws […]
March 26, 2014

I’m not a citizen but I have real property in the U.S.

This is a good question. Every foreign jurisdiction has a “choice-of-law” regulation that decides whether to apply its law or another jurisdiction’s law. A conflict between […]
March 26, 2014

Multi-jurisdictional will if I live in foreign country?

The answer to this question turns on balancing risk against efficiency. If you are an international individual, having property in more than one country, then you […]