Leandro specializes in international tax planning and structuring for foreign clients with an interest in U.S. real estate.
With his expertise in inbound and outbound international tax planning and business consulting, Leandro leads Kaufman Rossin’s international business services practice.
From an inbound perspective, Leandro advises foreign clients on tax-efficient strategies and structuring options for investing in the U.S., expanding their businesses to the U.S., and acquiring U.S. real estate. He has extensive experience helping clients interested in buying and selling U.S. real estate navigate the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA). His expertise also goes beyond tax, including accounting, reporting, and business plans for immigration purposes.
From an outbound perspective, Leandro helps domestic clients minimize U.S. taxation of their foreign businesses, while complying with U.S. accounting provisions. In addition, he specializes in voluntary disclosures programs.
Leandro’s clients include foreign nationals, real estate private equity funds, property management companies, and other entrepreneurial businesses in a variety of industries.
He joined Kaufman Rossin in 2000, is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, and he is on the IRS’ list of Certifying Acceptance Agents. Leandro earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from Florida International University. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Leandro is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida. He is also on the IRS’ list of Certifying Acceptance Agents.