US Cross-Border Tax Blog

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Steven Flynn

Strafford – Form 8621 PFIC Presentation January 5, 2017

I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Form 8621 PFIC Reporting: Navigating the Highly Complex IRS Passive Foreign Investment Company Rules” scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 1:00pm-2:50pm EST. Because of your affiliation with my firm, you are eligible to attend this program at half off. As long as you use the links in this blog post, the offer will be reflected automatically in your cart. Our panel will furnish tax advisers… Read More

WLDTax

US Persons Holding Non-US Mutual Funds

US citizens and lawful permanent residents (green card holders) who hold certain investments may unknowingly be subject to adverse US tax implications where the investments are characterized as investments in Passive Foreign Investment Companies (“PFICs”). PFICs include non-US mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) which are typically organized as corporations or trusts in Canada. The PFIC rules may also apply to other non-US entities, treated as corporations under US tax law, that earn significant amounts of investment income or… Read More