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    International Corporations

    Addressing Challenges & Opportunities in the Global Marketplace

    We serve US-based companies that do business internationally as well as foreign-based companies that operate within the U.S. We help these companies comply with local tax and accounting regulations and navigate the complexities of foreign business structure.
    Frazier & Deeter’s International team includes bilingual professionals who are available facilitate communications. We support your business needs with fluency in key European languages such as French, Spanish, Russian, as well as multiple Chinese dialects, Japanese, Hebrew, Hindi, Farsi and more.

    A Global Approach to tax strategy

    Our team of specialists can assist you in evaluating where tax efficiencies can be achieved on a global basis by focusing on cross-border transactions and the structure utilized. To do so, we concentrate on six primary areas.

    1. Global Tax Strategies
    Focus on operations and cross-border transactions to evaluate available alternatives to achieve tax efficiencies

    2. Global Transfer Pricing
    Focus on cross-border transactions with attention to debt, services, tangible property and intangible property. Emphasis on using transfer pricing as a strategic tool while meeting the global compliance requirements.

    3. Global Human Capital
    Focus on movement of personnel globally and the activities they undertake in a country. Drive to gain tax efficiency for the employee with an eye toward minimizing entity-level tax.

    4. Global Indirect Taxes
    Focus on cross-border transactions and the minimization of GST/VAT and related compliance on such transactions.

    5. Global Trade & Customs
    Focus on cross-border transactions, reviewing the impact of customs and duties on such transactions.

    6. Global Compliance Matters
    Focus on the coordination and collaboration with local country tax professionals to ensure local country tax return filings and elections are completed in a timely manner.

    International services available:

    • IFRS and convergence issues
    • Accounting regulatory compliance
    • Choice of entities
    • Developing tax strategies
    • Due diligence on expansion opportunities
    • Permanent establishment rules
    • Planning and implementing export incentives
    • Planning for asset transfers between U.S. and foreign companies
    • Planning for outbound and inbound executives
    • Reporting and disclosure rules
    • Strategies for repatriating income
    • Structuring foreign sales corporations
    • Techniques for repatriation of earnings and use of foreign tax credits
    • Using income and estate tax treaties
    • Income tax treaty planning and strategies
    • Expatriate consulting
    • Inbound and outbound business start-up services
    • Foreign asset protection
    • Transfer pricing studies
    • Passive foreign investment company analysis

    International Topics:

    U.S Tax Reform: Implications for Multi-National Companies

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contained sweeping changes which impact your tax planning starting immediately. Our experts Mike Whitacre and Justin Johnson review these changes and how they may affect your company.

    Currency Repatriation for International Business

    Understand the legal and financial responsibilities of your global treasury function. Learn how withholdings and foreign tax credits can affect your maximum available assets.

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