Mistakes to Avoid When Structuring Foreign Investments in the U.S.
Mistakes to Avoid When Structuring Foreign Investments in the U.S.



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Course Description

This program was recorded on April 25, 2018

Foreign investments in U.S. real estate are at an all-time high. And more are anticipated after the passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. These investments are subject to FIRPTA and require sophisticated structuring in order to avoid adverse tax consequences. This course alerts and informs practitioners on key and critical mistakes to avoid when structuring foreign investments in the U.S.

Attorney Lazaro MurLazaro Mur
Lazaro J. Mur, Esq., JD, LLM., (Retired Certified Public Accounting), is the Founder of The Mur Law Firm, P.A. Mr. Mur has been serving the international business community and high net worth entrepreneurs since 1985. Mr. Mur has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubble, is named as one of the Top Tax Attorneys in the state of Florida by the Miami Herald, has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, is Former Chair of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Committee for Democracy In The Americas, Lectures on the topics of Global Asset Protection, International Tax Structuring and Sophisticated Estate Planning on behalf of the National Business Institute.

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  1. Having adverse FIRPTA tax issues as a result of not naming the proper party and/or entity in the Purchase & Sale Agreement;
  2. Not understanding the economics of the deal;
  3. Not understanding with the tax ramifications of the transaction;
  4. Not utilizing the proper investment vehicle resulting in inadvertent Branch Profit Tax exposure;
  5. Not understanding Foreign Companies and Foundations and their proper use; and
  6. Not properly documenting and implementing the Dual Entity Ownership Structure.