Tag Archives: FIRPTA

Offshore Tax Planning for Project Financing

19 Jan
Offshore Tax Planning for Project Financing

Practical application examples of asking the right question: 1) Direct investment in Real Estate projects are subject to capital gains tax. 2) Providing project financing via a Clean Nominee Bank Account, pension fund structure, is entirely different than a direct investment into real estate. In other words, it depends on how the pension fund, which […]

Miami Real Estate and the Panama Papers

06 Jun
Miami real estate

Miami Real Estate Expert Ross Milroy explains why creating shell companies is no “Game” and vital to the very people who sparked Miami’s resurgence MIAMI – In light of the recent Panama Papers leak, offshore shell companies are receiving unprecedented attention, and more often than not, portrayed as this years Ponzi scheme. Real estate and […]

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 […]

Bye Bye Brazil! – Tax Planning Considerations for Brazilian Investment in the United States: Part II – Additional Income Tax Considerations

07 Mar
Brasão de Armas da Marinha do Brasil - Income Tax

I have mentioned in prior articles my affiliation with the South Florida law firm Osborne and Osborne, PA in Boca Raton. Back to the beginning! Boca Raton is where I started right out of the Army in 1987. I moved to Miami for law school. Even though I have been living in New England and […]