Tag Archives: IRS

The Trend in Chinese Offshore Investment

18 Apr
Chinese offshore investment

The trend in Chinese offshore investment in the U.S. has been increasing each year. In 2012 the level of investment was $6.5 billion. Much of this investment is in U.S. real estate where great buying opportunities still exist. The registered foreign retirement plan is an ideal asset protection vehicle for Chinese investors that make investments that […]

IRC 402b Foreign Retirement Plans

11 Apr
402b

There are 4 sections of IRS code that need to be considered in regards to non-qualified deferred compensation plans and a U.S. tax lawyer who is without prior research on IRC 402b foreign retirement plans will bill between $125,000.00 and $200,000.00 prior to doing research on foreign country pension laws. The reason that specialist Tax […]

Personal Pension and Foreign Investment Account

23 Mar
Personal pension from old glory

Trade risk for security offshore – Overseas Personal Pension The simple solution is to centralize your investment into a U.S. IRS fully compliant tax free trading environment. This can be accomplished by using a US – onshore regulated Trustee and using a self Directed Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Foreign Investment Account. You can easily rollover […]

Offshore Investment Truth & Myths

19 Mar
Snapshot on Lake - offshore investment myth buster

Offshore Investment Truth Offshore investments have access to the widest possible variety of investment instruments and may often pursue more aggressive investment strategies than if they were registered in a “traditional” jurisdiction.  (These Funds out-perform U.S. Funds in Asia and South America). It is also quite common for an offshore investment vehicle to outsource some or […]

US Government wants retirement savings in US Bonds

16 Feb
The U.S. government just passed $19 trillion in debt

Why the US Government wants retirement savings in US Bonds According to financial research firm ICI, total retirement assets in the USA now exceed $23 trillion. $7.3 trillion of that is held in Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Unfunded Social Security entitlements the government estimate is another $42 trillion. The US national debt has increased by […]

Your IBC problem

13 Feb
United States of America bald eagle - IBC problem

Your International Business Company (IBC problem) needs immediate attention from a U.S. Tax Attorney or experienced IRS Enrolled Agent. There is NO deferral of income in your current structure. Here is your IBC problem: 1) Your BVI, Seychelles or Anguilla IBC (an IBC from any foreign jurisdiction) is a Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) 100% […]

Renouncing U.S. Citizenship eBook

20 Jan
U.S Citizenship

DETROIT, MI (PRWEB) JANUARY 19, 2016 – Freeman Tax Law, a tax law firm specializing in overseas financial issues and IRS representation, recently published an eBook for people who are interested in renouncing their U.S. citizenship. It includes important information regarding expatriation, including what the obligations are when trying to renounce a U.S. citizenship, the […]

End of the Line – Part II: Year End Tax Planning Strategies

09 Dec
Ford Classic Automobile, Car, Retro Strategies

This article is Part II in a series of tax planning strategies for year-end tax planning for the 2015 tax series. The article addresses the Pooled Income Fund (PIF) which as this article demonstrates, has surprising planning utility in the current low interest rate environment. Planned giving officers of tax exempt organizations are very familiar […]