Sept/Oct 2014: Tech USA, Taxes and the Cloud – Upcoming Events
Our International Corporate Tax Director at US Tax & Financial Services, Bradley Albin, will be speaking at several tech conferences over the next few weeks, which focus on technology companies who are looking to US markets for either customers, investments or expansion.
SelectUSATech Seminar, Edinburgh
What you need to know about the legal, tax, accounting, insurance, visa/immigration and other issues related to the practical aspects of expanding to the United States, including information on accessing the US market, venture capital and debt financing, with case studies and expert advice on marketing to a US audience. There will be 1-2-1 sessions with experts from Fried Frank, Hoxton Ventures, La Playa Insurance, Laura Devine Solicitors, Silicon Valley Bank, SelectUSA and US Tax & Financial Services.
Seedcamp “Coming to America” Academy, London
Seedcamp, one of the biggest European tech accelerators will partner with the talented team of lawyers at Fried Frank for a ‘Coming to America’ day. The aim is to help their companies access the US markets for expansion and growth opportunities. Dan Glazer, Partner at Fried Frank, along with our own Bradley Albin, will be mentoring these sessions. Check out Fried Frank’s publications on Coming to America.
LDNY (London New York) Festival, London
The LDNY Festival is a new month-long event launched in September 2014 that brings New York to London and takes London to New York. The LDNY Festival is set to be an annual celebration of the energy and talent of the two most exciting cities in the world: leaders in creativity, culture, entrepreneurism and originality. It will also launch the LDNY Foundation, enabling young people from both cities to develop their talents and dreams. The LDNY Festival is in conjunction with London & Partners and NYC & Company, both agencies are the London and New York Mayor’s official promotional organisations for each city.
Contact Bradley Albin or Sitara Zafar for help understanding your US tax responsibilities from the beginning, whether you currently have US customers or plan on setting up an office in the US. For legal questions or setting up an entity in America, please contact Dan Glazer at Fried Frank. If you wish to know more about the above events or organisations, then please contact us.
Did you Know?
Fact SevenThanks to FATCA banks must disclose their American account holders to the IRS or local tax authority.
Fact SixThe IRS is actively looking for non compliant US persons.
Fact FiveIt takes an average of 16 hours to do IRS Form 1040.
Fact FourThere are over 500 IRS tax forms.
Fact ThreeSince 1916, illegal income has been taxable.
Fact TwoUS persons must file tax returns no matter where they live and work.
Text One7 million Americans abroad
only 500,000 compliant