Tax planning – Passive Foreign Investment

Now that we are on the cusp of the fourth quarter of 2015 it is time to start thinking about tax planning before the tax year closes out – taking with it an opportunity to minimize your U.S. income taxes.   PFICs and how they work If you have investments,...

Taxation of identity theft protection services

There is arguably no more memorable year than 2015 for data breaches. May 2015 saw the Internal Revenue Service’s Get Transcript System hacked, breaching the security of more than 100,000 taxpayers’ confidential information. In the months following was the...

Are you ready for FATCA?

The deadline for reporting United States account holders with foreign financial institutions is almost upon us. Although FATCA was enacted in 2010 as part of the HIRE act, we are only now on the cusp of its ramifications. New Zealand and the United States signed an...

Source of earned income

One of the many benefits of using tax professionals for advice and return preparation is to ensure that income is attributed to the correct source on an income tax return. A commonly made error is incorrect sourcing. For example, many taxpayers incorrectly assess...
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