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What Is a Foreign Trust and How Does It Affect U.S. Tax Reporting?
By Jennifer Hatcher on July 24, 2017

Over the past few decades, the IRS has made an effort to increase awareness of reporting regulations for foreign trusts.  If you are a U.S. taxpayer with financial ties to a foreign...

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Canada Death Tax System vs. USA Death Tax System: A Comparative Overview
By Jennifer Hatcher on July 21, 2017

“In the Great White North, there’s 5 pin bowling, and in the U.S., there’s 10 pin…” -Bob and Doug McKenzie Funny, but that simple phrase sums up the differences between estate taxes in the...

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Why Are So Many People Renouncing Their U.S. Citizenship?
By Jennifer Hatcher on October 20, 2016

The Impact of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) of 2010 Breathes there the man with soul so dead, who never to himself hath said, “This is my own, my native land.” - Edward...

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Are tax issues making dividing a CRT difficult?
By Jennifer Hatcher on July 21, 2014

As you know, dividing assets in divorce can be complicated. But, typically, charitable remainder trusts (also known as CRTs) are divided 50-50 into two separate trusts, in accordance with...

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