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Form 8621 PFIC Reporting: Webinar with Steven Flynn

On Thursday, January 7, 2016, join Steven Flynn and a panel of cross-border tax specialists for a live webinar designed for tax advisers who deal with passive foreign investment company (PFIC) reporting. This program is eligible for 2.0 Continuing Professional Education credits and the learning objectives are described as follows: After completing this course, you […]

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Year End Planning – U.S. Citizens Who Own Canadian Mutual Funds

November 10, 2015

U.S. citizens living in Canada face adverse US income tax consequences where they own Canadian or other non-U.S. mutual funds. If you are not sure how the US’s “Passive Foreign Investment Company” rules apply here, please see our previous blog entry US Persons Holding Non-U.S. Mutual Funds. If you are familiar with this issue, then […]

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US Persons Holding Non-U.S. Mutual Funds

November 20, 2012

U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (green card holders) who hold certain investments may unknowingly be subject to adverse US tax implications where the investments are characterized as investments in Passive Foreign Investment Companies (“PFICs”). PFICs include non-U.S. mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) which are typically organized as corporations or trusts in Canada. […]

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