The boom in U.S. real estate caused by foreign investors is about to get bigger as a result of greatly reduced U.S. income taxes for nonresident aliens and foreign corporations due to Trump tax reform
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Non Resident Alien Individuals and United States Income Tax QUESTION: The U.S. has a special tax regime for individuals who are not “tax residents” of the United States. What is the definition of a “nonresident Alien” for U.S. tax purposes? …
New U.S. tax laws require strict reporting of foreign assets and establish a new program granting Amnesty from criminal tax prosecution for offshore delinquent taxpayers. The United States has finally caught up with the Global world when it comes to taxation. Three new laws are now in place to insure, as much as possible, that individual Americans and resident aliens will pay tax on their worldwide income.
The immigrating Non Resident Alien must prepare for a tax life as a Resident Alien. This means taking advantage of all of the tax deductions and tax investment incentives offered by the U.S. Tax Code. It may actually mean leaving certain of the taxpayer’s foreign investments in place. This is also the subject of a separate article on the Taxation of Immigrating to the United States.
An immigrant coming to America for longer than a certain time period will become a Resident Alien for U.S. income taxes at some point in time. In doing so, they are subjecting themselves to a potential U.S. tax income on their annual worldwide income, an estate tax on their deaths on their worldwide assets and a tax on gifts of their worldwide wealth.