13-Hour Program

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Overview

Why You Should Attend

In a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders, and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   An understanding of the U.S. international tax rules, especially after enactment of the 2017 Tax Act, is of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals.

This year’s program will be led by international tax experts and focuses on specific types of outbound and inbound investment and activities, and their U.S. tax consequences. Each panel will focus upon the issues raised by inbound and outbound investments and describe how the new U.S. tax rules address these issues. Special attention will be given to the ways the U.S. tax rules impact financings, mergers, acquisitions, and other commercial activities.

 

What You Will Learn

  • Distinguish between situations where a U.S. investor should structure a foreign corporation to operate directly, and those where they should form a separate entity, under the changes made by the 2017 Tax Act
  • Identify the types of expenses that can be allocated to gross income
  • Apply foreign tax credit baskets to the foreign income of U.S. shareholders in a controlled foreign corporation (“CFC”)
  • Recognize the impact of the sale of CFC stock on the repatriation of earnings of a foreign corporation
  • Identify foreign corporations whose U.S. owners are not subject to U.S. tax until a dividend

 

Who Should Attend

Corporate, law firm and accounting firm professionals that consider cross-border transactions and need a working knowledge of relevant U.S. international tax rules, and government attorneys who want to stay on top of what’s happening in the international tax arena will benefit from attending this program.

 

Program Level – Overview

Intended Audience - Corporate, law firm and accounting firm professionals that consider cross-border transactions and need a working knowledge of relevant U.S. international tax rules, and government attorneys who want to stay on top of what’s happening in the international tax arena.

Prerequisites – Familiarity with the U.S rules of international taxation.

Advanced Preparation – None

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