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Last Chance to File the 2020 FBAR Form

This is just a reminder to all US citizens, resident aliens and any domestic legal entity that the deadline to file the 2020 FBAR Form 114 Report of Foreign Bank Account and Financial Account is 15 October 2021. There is no extension of time to file to FBARs. Who needs to file? If you have […]

Foreign Corporations & US Tax – The Basics

As providers of US tax advisory and compliance services, based outside of the US, we work daily with foreign corporations (non-US) who do have US tax filing requirements and often US taxes to pay. We frequently see this specifically with our Private Equity and Venture Fund clients. Below is a useful overview of how US taxes work with […]

The New Cryptocurrency Tax Bill: If it ain’t ‘broker,’ don’t fix it!

When President Joe Biden entered office at the beginning of this year, he did so with ambitious plans to reshape the US tax landscape in a more progressive fashion. As the White House continues to grapple on a broader legislative package with its razor-thin majority in Congress, we caught our first glimpse of the new […]

A guide to the US Taxation of Cryptocurrency

It seems nearly impossible today to have a conversation about technology or finance without ultimately turning towards the subject of cryptocurrency. It’s a topic that equally dominates the discussion at Web Summit and the Wall Street Journal alike, is discussed on mainstream news around the world, and whether or not you have mastered all the […]

Welcome news for some US Pensions?

We have some welcome news for US pensions (and other permitted arrangements) receiving dividends from Swiss companies. On June 7, 2021, the US announced new guidance applicable to pension and similar structures operating in the US and Switzerland.  In respect to a qualifying Swiss pension or pension-like structure, the treaty operates to exempt the US […]

July Deadline for US Persons with Swiss Bank Accounts

The days of US persons hiding their money in Swiss accounts is coming to a screeching halt. If a foreign bank account (specifically Swiss in this case) had at least $50,000 at any point since 2013 and it was not disclosed to IRS, keep reading as Swiss banks may be inadvertently tattling in the coming […]

Top 5 US Tax Tips for UK Accountants and IFAs

We have highlighted below the top 5 US tax tips we think UK accountants and IFAs should know about how UK citizens can be subjected to US income and estate taxes. 1). When UK citizens spend a substantial amount of time in the US. If the individual is not a US citizen and was physically present […]

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