Category: Peter Harper

We will be funding out US expansion with debt funding from our parent entity – are there any restrictions for claiming interest expenses as a deduction against income?

The difference between debt and equity funding Opening a United States-based corporation to expand your business can provide an excellent revenue stream and worth the...

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I Want to Start a Business in the United States. What the Are Best States for business?

Expanding and diversifying your business interests in the United States is a great way to take advantage of one of the biggest markets in the...

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When I move to the U.S. when do I become a tax resident? Is my U.S. visa important?

Like many countries, United States tax law is complicated, especially for non-citizens who live and/or work in the country. Expats in the United States need...

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I don’t live in the US – why am I subject to US tax?

Author: Peter Harper How can the US tax me – doesn’t the tax treaty stop me from being subjected to Double Tax? In my last...

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When will an Australian Trust be a Grantor Trust Under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Code)?

Author: Peter Harper In many countries outside of the U.S. discretionary forms of trusts are used as both business planning and estate planning tools because...

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Are You a U.S Tax Resident?

Author: Peter Harper The U.S. imposes its income taxes on U.S. Persons[1] (i.e. U.S. tax residents) on a worldwide basis and non-residents on U.S. sourced...

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