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Estate Tax Treaty Between the United States & Australia

Reproduced below is the United States and Australian Estate Tax Treaty from 1953. Estate Tax Treaty Between the United States & Australia TAXES ON ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS  Convention between the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and AUSTRALIA • Signed at Canberra May 14, 1953 • Ratification advised by the Senate of the United States of America […]

What are Estate Taxes for Non-Residents?

Estate taxes for non-residents is not easy.  Deceased nonresidents who were not American citizens are subject to U.S. estate taxation with respect to their U.S. situated assets. U.S.-situated assets include American real estate, tangible personal property, and securities of U.S. companies. A nonresident’s stock holdings in American companies are subject to estate taxation even though […]

Buying US Real Estate

Tax Tips for Australian Investors in US Real Estate

In our practice we deal with many foreign real estate investors, including those from Australia. As investment in US real estate continues to rise, there are certain tax issues that foreign investors need to understand.  This not only includes annual filing requirements, but also tax withholding upon the sale under FIRPTA. If you are not […]

Tax Tips for French Investors of US Real Estate

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

Understanding Partnership Withholding on Foreign Partners

Partnerships have many filing and reporting requirements.  In addition to being required to file annual partnership tax returns (Form 1065), a partnership with foreign partners could be responsible for other tax issues such as: Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (“FIRPTA”); NRA Withholding; and Partnership Withholding. I have discussed FIRPTA and NRA […]

Tax Issues For Swedish Investors of US Real Estate

We deal with many foreign real estate investors in our practice, including those from Sweden. As investment in US real estate continues to develop, certain tax issues become apparent and must be understood and properly addressed by investors. Examples of these issues are the imposition of annual filing requirements, as well as the issue of […]

Tax Help For Dutch Investors of US Real Estate

At Sundin & Fish, PLC, we have worked with many foreign real estate investors, including those from the Netherlands. There are certain tax issues that investors encounter in the process of filing with the United States, and these issues must come to be understood, especially as investment in US real estate continues to rise. These […]

Tax Help for Israeli Investors of US Real Estate

In our practice, we deal with a variety of real estate investors, including those from Israel. As investment in US real estate continues to increase, there are certain tax issues that foreign investors must be aware of. This not only includes annual filing requirements, but also tax withholding upon the sale under FIRPTA. If you […]

Tax Help for Australian Investors of US Real Estate

In our practice we deal with many foreign real estate investors, including those from Australia. As investment in US real estate continues to rise, there are certain tax issues that foreign investors need to understand. This not only includes annual filing requirements, but also tax withholding upon the sale under FIRPTA. If you are not […]

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Tax Help for Russians Buying US Real Estate

In our practice, we work extensively with many foreign real estate investors from all over the world, including Russia. As investment in US real estate continues to rise, there are certain tax issues that foreign investors need to understand. This not only includes annual filing requirements, but also tax withholding upon the sale under FIRPTA. […]