Offshore CFC, LLC, IBC, Partnership, Branch, Trust, Foundation?
Which is Best for You?
Don't Invest in an
Entity Without Attending the
Tax Factors in
Choosing an Offshore Entity
Learn how to avoid
costly and time
consuming problems with the IRS
Join us at this unique
Tax Planning Workshop & Seminar
Choosing the Best Form of Entity
for your Offshore Business or Investments
For International Investors
For Non U.S. Trustees
For U.S. Tax Lawyers
For U.S. Tax
other Advisors of International Entrepreneurs & Investors
owners of foreign entities are subject to some complex and and
often confusing tax rules -- which vary greatly from one form of entity
to another. Foreign professionals and most U.S. tax advisors are not
aware of the complex tax reporting
rules for U.S. owners of foreign entities such as trusts, corporations,
partnerships and LLCs, or the comparative advantages and disadvantages
of each type of entity. This workshop will explain the differences in
plain English and is designed to accommodate questions and
Workshop on the Taxation of U.S. Owners of
Corporations, Foreign Trusts, Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, IBCs and
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At the Hilton Resort
in Las Vegas, NV
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Offshore Press, Inc. &
We will Discuss
- Types of Legal Entities
- Foreign Corporations
- Foreign Partnerships
- Foreign Limited Liability Companies
- International Business Companies
- Passive Foreign Investment Company
- Foreign Trusts
- Foreign Foundations
- Foreign Disregarded Entities
- Taxation of U.S. Owners
- Liability Protection
- The Foreign Tax Credit
- Tax Traps & Pitfalls
- Cost and Complexity
- Doing Business Locally
- Transfer Pricing Issues
- Information Returns
- Non-Filing Penalties
- Answers to Your Questions
Thomas P. McQueen is a
CPA with extensive experience in
foreign corporations, partnerships, LLCs, transfer pricing
and the use of treaties.
- Thomas P.
- Joel M.
Secular, CA and
Joel M. Gross is a tax
attorney with extensive
experience with diverse foreign entities and the foreign tax credit.
and Gross are both managing directors of the Boston office of True
Les Secular is a chartered accountant and partner in the London office
of True Partners Consulting. He is an international tax specialist.
Vernon Jacobs is the
co-author of Offshore Tax Strategies,
to Save Taxes Offshore and Onshore and the Controlled Foreign
Corporation Tax Guide. He is the author of the twice monthly
newsletter, the International Wealth
Protection Monitor and the Jacobs
participants would include ....
workshop will provide a fast paced, non-technical explanation of the
following critical tax issues affecting U.S. owners of foreign
Entrepreneurs and Investors
- International (Non
U.S.) advisors and
trustees with U.S. clients
tax lawyers and accountants with clients that have or are considering
and other advisors of U.S. taxpayers with international investments
Ownership and Branches
Trusts and Foundations
Taxation of IBCs and Foreign Corporations
Partnerships and LLCs
Mutual Funds (PFICs)
Kingdom and E.U. Issues
and Answer Panel Discussions (Morning and afternoon)
to Meet with the Speakers
worry about not being able to
understand or to follow the presentations. All of the instructors are
experienced and proficient teachers who will explain these concepts in
the same way that they explain them to clients. You do not have to be a
tax specialist, an attorney or a CPA to understand these
presentations. The content of this program is about making
decisions as to the best way to structure an offshore investment or
business venture. And -- there will be ample time for an open
dialog with the instructors at the end of the morning and afternoon
No Promoters or
This program is hosted by
Offshore Press, Inc. and True Partners Consulting. Offshore Press is a
publisher of international tax and asset
protection books, newsletters and seminars. True Partners Consulting is
an international consulting firm. There are no paid
exhibitors and no sales-people who are instructors.
Vernon K. Jacobs, CPA
Vernon K. Jacobs the President of Offshore Press, Inc. and is an
independent tax consultant who presently focuses on offering tax
services for U.S. persons
with offshore investments or entities.
Vernon has been
an auditor with one of the "big four" international CPA firms, an
insurance accountant and executive, a tax newsletter editor, a teacher,
seminar instructor, a tax software developer and self publisher. He is
the author or co-author of 26 books and hundreds of articles about
Vernon is a
member of the American Institute of CPAs
International Tax Technical Resource Panel and Chair of a task force on
the preparation of the Form 5471 for controlled foreign corporations
and a member of the AICPA Committee on Foreign Trust Reporting.
He is an associate member of the American Bar Association and is a
frequent speaker at professional or
Thomas P. McQueen, CPA
Thomas P. McQueen is a Managing Director in True Partners
Consulting’s Boston office. He specializes in the areas of
international tax, federal tax, transfer pricing, and tax
He has extensive tax problem skills and has assisted multinational
companies in over 65 countries in resolving both inbound and outbound
issues. He represents clients before the IRS in tax controversy
matters, as well as advising clients in mergers and acquisitions.
technical expertise and extensive business acumen allow him to navigate
through the intricate nature of the governing tax laws while
communicating the pertinent points to multinational clients in an
easily understood manner.
Joel M. Gross, Esq.
Joel M. Gross,
Esq. is a Managing Director in True Partners Consulting’s Boston
office. He has more than 10 years of experience in the areas of
federal and international tax planning and transfer pricing. His
clients include Fortune 500 and middle market companies in a variety of
industries, including manufacturing, retail, financial services,
high-tech, and life sciences. His tax consulting experience
includes subpart F planning, worldwide tax minimization planning,
global reorganizations, foreign tax credit planning, international tax
structuring, tax controversy (field and Appeals), and transfer pricing.
joining True Partners Consulting, Mr. Gross worked with Arthur Andersen
and Ernst & Young, as well as Robinson & Cole LLP, a regional
Les Secular, CA
Les Secular is a Partner in True
London office. Mr. Secular is a Chartered Accountant and a member
The Chartered Institute of Taxation.
Secular has been practising tax for over 30 years, working both for Big
4 firms and smaller firms and specialises in transfer pricing and cross
border tax issues for both international companies investing into the
UK and Europe and UK companies expanding their operations
Secular has lectured on international tax issues and was, for 4 years,
the UK representative for European
Taxation, a monthly tax journal
issued by the IBFD.
to the limited size of this program, it will not be feasible for us to
secure advance CLE/CPE approval. However, we anticipate that the
program will qualify for at least seven or possibly eight hours of
credit and attendance verification forms will be provided.
Date, Time and
seminar/workshop was held at the Las Vegas Hilton Resort on
Saturday, October, 25th, 2008 from 8:00 am until 5:00
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prices are more reasonable. Due to the small size of our seminar we are
not able to get discounts on the rooms but their rates are less than
some of the other Vegas hotels after taking conference discounts. To
reserve a room, register online at http://www.lvhilton.com/ or call
toll free 888-732-7117
Registration Fees and
The price of
the full day seminar is $425, which includes a copy of Tax Factors in Choosing
a Foreign Entity for Your Business or Investments.
Seating is limited
because of the room size.
Current paid subscribers to
the Offshore Press, Inc. International Wealth Protection Library and
Newsletter will receive
a discount of $50 from the price for the seminar -- including
bird advance registration discount.
reserve space, you
pay online with our secure Yahoo
or you can call
Vern Jacobs (913-362-9667) with the
Special Discounts for a Spouse, Partner or Associate:
been asked about the fee for a spouse who merely wants to attend the
meetings, but will not be utilizing a seminar manual or participating
in the discussion. Since we aren't going to require anyone to prove
their marital status, and because space is limited, we will treat each
available seat in the meeting
room as a paid registration.
discount of $50
will be provided for the 2nd and subsequent registrations paid for by
company or individual in addition to the first registration. For
multiple registration discounts call Vern Jacobs at 913-362-9667.
Refunds: Registration fees will be refunded in full in the very unlikely event
that we have to cancel the program due to unexpected circumstances or
insufficient registrations. (Our last three programs were fully booked
and it appears this one will be as well.)
If a student needs to cancel an advance registration before September
25, a refund of the registration fee will be made, less any discounts
and less a $25 cancellation fee. After Sept. 25, refunds will be
conditional on having additional registrations.
P.S. If you send us an email please put "Offshore Tax Seminar" in the
subject field. I get over 200 emails a day and I don't spend more than
30 minutes screening them because most of them are junk mail.
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