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Americans With Foreign Bank Accounts

IRS Offshore Amnesty

American citizens and residents often have placed funds in foreign bank accounts in banks all over the world.  There is a requirement that all of these foreign bank accounts be reported to the United States on an annual basis and that

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Pre Immigration tax planning for foreign individuals that have accumulated wealth and accumulated income

The United States is a haven for people from all over the world who come to the United States for the American way of life from a foreign country. Many of these individuals have accumulated wealth and accumulated income which

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Pre Immigration Tax Planning Update

There are several techniques to insure that accumulated wealth and income earned prior to becoming a United States taxpayer can be protected from United States taxes

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Update on the IRS Streamline Compliance Program

There is an Internal Revenue Service program that permits United States individuals, who have innocently and unknowingly not reported their foreign bank deposits, to report those deposits at a much reduced penalty than the penalty applicable to the willful violators.

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Update on the IRS Amnesty Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

American citizens and residents often have placed funds in “foreign bank accounts” in banks all over the world. There is a requirement that all of these foreign bank accounts be reported to the United States on an annual basis and

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U.S. Taxation of Foreign Investors Segment

Pre Immigration

Foreign Investors in the United States The definition of a foreign investor to the United States. This is an explanation of how to define a nonresident alien and a foreign corporation; and the different types of taxation that apply to

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Ponzi Schemes And The Safe Harbor

Ponzi Scheme Segment There are several investments that turn out to be fraudulent schemes in which investors invest their hard earned funds and lose those funds because there was never in fact an actual investment that produced profits. Generally, those

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Pre Immigration Income Tax Planning by Richard S. Lehman

There are several techniques to insure that accumulated wealth and income earned prior to becoming a United States taxpayer can be protected from United States taxes. This requires planning in advance by nonresident alien individuals who will become United States

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NEW Video Segments: Foreign Investors In The United States

Richard S. Lehman Esq., has created a collection of short videos that help explain the complexities of United States taxation of foreign investors. Simply press play and all current videos in this collection will play in a row. This video

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Tax Planning Techniques for the Foreign Real Estate Investor
 – Advanced

By Richard S. Lehman SEMINAR OUTLINE I.    Principle Objectives A.    Limited Personal and Asset Liability B.    Single U.S. Tax C.    Avoid Double Taxation – U.S. and Country of Investor D.    Confidentiality E.    Tax Planning (1)    Eliminate U.S. Taxation of Real

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