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Real Estate Crowdfunding: Tax Considerations for Foreign Investors

Over the last decade we have seen a significant increase in foreign investment in U.S. real estate. With recent real estate crowdfunding options in the marketplace, it clearly makes sense that certain non-resident investors are considering crowdfunding equity investments. Let’s examine many of the tax considerations that will impact these foreign investors as they venture […]

U.S. & China Tax Treaty on Income from Real Estate

The U.S. has a tax treaty in place with China.  This treaty governs many issues, including the taxation of income from real estate holdings.  It is addressed specifically in Article 6 of the treaty.  The information below is an excerpt of Article 6. UNITED STATES-THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA INCOME TAX CONVENTION Agreement And Related […]

Partnership Tax

The Best Structure for Foreign Investors of U.S. Real Estate

Determining the proper entity structure can be complex. Any discussions surrounding entity structure should involve your accountant as well as an attorney. We will provide an overall discussion on some of the pros and cons of the various structures provided to investors. Individual Ownership A foreign investor may acquire real estate individually. This requires minimal […]

How Are Non-Resident Aliens Taxed?

How Are Non-Resident Aliens Taxed? Resident and nonresident aliens are taxed in different ways. Resident aliens are generally taxed in the same way as US citizens. Nonresident aliens are taxed based on the source of their income and whether or not their income is effectively connected with a US trade or business. A nonresident alien’s […]

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Tax Help For Swiss Investors of US Real Estate

At Sundin & Fish, PLC, we work with a variety of foreign real estate investors, including those from Switzerland. As US real estate investment continues to rise and develop, investors need to understand certain tax issues. Not only does this include the issue of annual filing requirements, but it concerns FIRPTA tax withholdings, as well. […]

Foreign Investor Ebook

Foreign investors have their own set of tax questions they need to have answered. In an effort to educate our foreign investors, we are providing a FREE guide titled… 7 Critical Tax Questions for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate Just enter your information below and we will email you the guide.  No strings attached!

Tax Tips for Chinese Investors of US Real Estate

In our practice, we have worked with many foreign real estate investors, including those from China. Certain tax issues must be understood by foreign investors as investment in US real estate continues to grow. This not only includes annual filing requirements, but also tax withholding upon the sale under FIRPTA. Those who are not citizens […]

Tax Tips for Japanese Investors of US Real Estate

In our practice, we work with a variety of foreign real estate investors, including those from Japan. As investment in the United States continues to grow, there are certain tax issues to be aware of as a foreign investor. This includes filing requirements, as well as tax withholding upon the sale under FIRPTA. If you […]

Tax Help for UK Investors in US Real Estate

Our accounting firm handles many foreign real estate investors, including those from the United Kingdom. There are certain tax issues that foreign investors need to understand as investment in US real estate continues to grow. These issues include not only annual filing requirements, but tax withholding upon the sale under FIRPTA as well. If you […]

Tax Tips for Canadian Investors in US Real Estate

In Arizona, Canadians have recently surpassed Californians as the largest purchasers of residential real estate.  This should not be too surprising considering the weak US dollar and cheap Arizona real estate values. But with such a large influx of Canadians acquiring rental real estate, they must consider the tax consequences. Canadian investors must make sure […]