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US Expatriation: Look before you leap

We have blogged in the past about the general expatriation rules and proposed regulations concerning covered expatriates. Today, we thought we would dig a little deeper and alert the reader to some specific issues that they should be aware of prior to giving up their US citizenship. First and foremost, one should take steps to […]

FFI Renewal Deadline Extended to Oct 24, 2017

IRS FATCA Registration FAQ12 provides the following guidelines on the FFI renewal deadline extension. Participating FFIs (including Reporting Model 2 FFIs) that have otherwise complied with the terms of the FFI agreement (including, since January 1, 2017, the current FFI Agreement) have until October 24, 2017, to renew the FFI agreement and continue to be treated as […]

USTAXFS Team Bakes for Charity

As part of our continually evolving business, we are working hard to increase our Corporate responsibility and encouraging our staff to think of ways we can give back to the communities around us.In July we took part in a team building event ‘Bake Off’ style. Organised and hosted by Team Tactics, the event was a great success […]

Reform of Taxation of Non-UK Domiciled Individuals

Last month’s UK general election result did nothing to clarify the uncertainty regarding the proposed tax reforms for non-UK domiciled individuals. The draft legislation, for these reforms, was omitted from Finance Bill 2017, so that the critical revenue-raising measures could pass in time for the general election. The feeling in the tax community was that […]

USTAXFS @ London Tech Week 2017

With our continued support of entrepreneurs looking to expand to America, we are delighted to again participate in London Technology Week 2017 with this fantastic event: Scaleups & Investors on Coming to America Monday 12th June 18:00-20:30 Runway East, 10 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AF The UK is the place to be for startups and […]

Private Collectors of Tax Liabilities – What to Know

In 2015 Congress approved the Internal Revenue Service’s use of private collection agencies. The IRS is finally rolling this out, starting in April 2017.  To help prevent scams, the IRS has stated it will always notify taxpayers first that their debt is being transferred to one of the approved agencies. Below is a list of the approved […]

IRA Required Minimum Distributions

Do you have an IRA (Individual Retirement Accounts) in the United States? If you do and you are approaching age 70, you are on the threshold of commencing required minimum distributions or you will face substantial penalties. The following article explains these rules. Traditional IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts) If you own a Traditional IRA you […]

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