The decision to remodel the office last year was made primarily for functionality but has been enhanced aesthetically as the result. The work began in October and was completed in December. Take a moment to view pictures of the completed work. New Sitting Area View...
International bodies such as the G20 (Group of Twenty Leaders and Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors) and the OECD have started coordinated efforts to gain a truer picture of income and assets worldwide and prevent tax evasion by individuals. The three main...
Effective February 17, 2016, Buyers of U.S. real estate must withhold and remit 15% (previously 10%) of a property’s sales price to the IRS if the Seller is a “foreign” person pursuant to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (“FIRPTA”), as recently...
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Barbosa Legal is pleased to announce that Bruna Barbosa will be a featured panelist at the 2018 EB-5 Convention Los Angeles on July 23-24. Bruna will speak about US and international tax considerations related to the EB-5 Visa. Audience members will include broker-dealers, developers, attorneys, regional centers, investors, and other EB-5 program stakeholders.
O Barbosa Legal tem o prazer de anunciar que a Bruna Barbosa será uma palestrante com destaque na Congresso EB-5 de 2018 em Los Angeles de 23 a 24 de julho. A Bruna falará sobre as considerações tributárias americanas e internacionais relacionadas ao visto EB-5. Os membros da audiência incluirão corretores, empreendedores, advogados, centros regionais, investidores e outras partes interessadas no programa EB-5.
Brazilian taxpayers recently took advantage of the 120-day period, which took place between March 3 and July 31, 2017, to voluntarily declare assets held abroad under the new regulations of the Brazilian Amnesty, first sanctioned in January 2016. http://ow.ly/Fi5Y30ek193
Asset protection in the British Virgin Islands, think twice! The BVI courts rendered an important decision in third party disclosure when a judgment creditor is attempting to gain information from a BVI company. More info: http://ow.ly/YFxH308lV3E
The new trend with foreign buyers… Commercial real estate. What are your advantages to owning commercial real estate as a foreign buyer? Commercial real estate can be a more stable, lucrative long-term investment vehicle that can produce wealth and income for generations to come. http://ow.ly/tSMI307Spg8
On November 2nd, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of the Treasury finalized regulations on properties owned by foreign controlled corporations and foreign partnerships in order to cut down on tax avoidance. http://ow.ly/r2bM30768rd