International Tax

We help clients minimize tax, whether they’re U.S. citizens with interests overseas, non-resident aliens with business operations in the United States, or high net worth non-residents with investments in U.S. real estate.

With clients in more than four dozen countries, our expertise in international tax issues is unmatched.

From an outbound perspective, we advise U.S. businesses on structuring their foreign operations with the goal of minimizing U.S. taxation and complying with other U.S. accounting provisions. Through our Praxity alliance, we provide specialist support worldwide and work alongside colleagues in other highly rated firms to advise and assist clients with foreign tax and accounting matters and offer truly global solutions.

From an inbound perspective, we assist foreigners operating a business within the United States. We also advise foreign buyers of U.S. real estate on how to structure their purchases in a tax-efficient manner.

From a financial institution perspective, our international tax experts help both foreign and domestic financial organizations comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Further, our bank compliance team assists foreign and domestic financial institutions with the implementation of anti-money laundering compliance programs.

Kaufman Rossin’s highly specialized international services team has in-depth knowledge of the complexities of international tax law and decades of experience providing services to:

  • U.S. and foreign-based multinational corporations
  • Entrepreneurs and closely held companies
  • Financial institutions
  • Real estate attorneys, agents and investors
  • Mortgage brokers
  • Real estate investment trusts (REITs)
  • Trust companies

More than 100 countries offer investment programs for citizenship & residency


Unlock your worldwide potential with Global Mobility Tax Services

With expanded global opportunities in the marketplace come the increased complexity of managing a global workforce. Our Global Mobility Services streamline the process of international mobility for companies and employees, while ensuring compliance with local regulations and employment laws. Our professionals provide robust support to assure a seamless experience across borders, leveraging technology for compliance and cost tracking to help build and maintain successful mobility programs.

Our Global Mobility professionals have international tax planning expertise that includes:

  • Foreign tax credit planning
  • Residency issues
  • State and local issues for international and multinational businesses, expats and inpats
  • Pre-immigration planning
  • Transfer pricing
  • Compensation planning
  • Treaty positions
  • Entity selection
  • Organizational structuring
  • Withholding issues

Our team works with companies to project the cost of international assignments, advise clients on tax saving opportunities, work with taxpayers on their U.S. tax compliance, and liase with non-U.S. jurisdictions to ensure an optimal tax outcome, taking into account foreign tax credits and exclusions.

According to the National Foreign Trade Council, for an employee with a base salary of $100,000, a three-year international assignment can cost the employer $1 million in overhead expenses, including travel, housing, benefits, and taxes.

That’s why international relocations require an experienced Global Mobility Services partner to help ensure successful international assignments, with services for expatriates and global businesses including coordination of:

  • Immigration assistance
  • Relocation support
  • Visa processing
  • Tax compliance
  • Cultural integration

Whether you’re a company looking to unlock global markets, or a high net-worth individual interesting in a golden visa program, Kaufman Rossin’s Global Mobility Services professionals can help you embrace international opportunities and experiences. Get in touch to start the conversation.