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Italy’s Regional Tax Court Denies Dividend Withholding Tax Exemption In the Absence Of Actual Taxation In the Country of Residence

By way of ruling n. 55/6/2019 filed on January 21, 2019, the Regional Tax Court of Abruzzo held that no withholding tax exemption under the EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive applies, unless the EU parent company proves that it has been “materially … Continue reading

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The 2019 Shutdown Will Cause Delays for Foreign Person’s Withholding Tax (Part 2)

The Tax Recovery Process(es) for Foreign Sellers of US Real Estate Will Take Much, Much Longer in 2019  (Part 2) By Michael W. Brooks, Esq. The Quick Refund Method Will Take Longer in 2019 Continue reading The post The 2019 … Continue reading

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I’M A BRITISH CITIZEN WHO SOLD MY LOS ANGELES REAL ESTATE THREE YEARS AGO AND I NEVER RECEIVED A REFUND OF MY $300,000 WITHHOLDING TAX IMPOSED BY FIRPTA. CAN I STILL GET MY $300,000 REFUND? YES!!!

By Michael W. Brooks, Esq. President DIRECTS At DIRECTS (Domestic and International Real Estate Closing Tax Services, Inc.), all day, every day, we work on tax matters relating to FIRPTA (the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act). We work … Continue reading

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Weems says withholding from the public of nursing home problems is not his fault

The acting head of the nations Medicare and Medicaid programs said Wednesday that he would not have distributed a list of the nations worst nursing homes to industry lobbyists and trade groups while withholding that information from the public. “That… … Continue reading

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Foreign Investors Entering Into Like-Kind Exchange Transactions- What About the 15% FIRPTA Withholding Tax (Part 2)?

By Michael W. Brooks, Esq. As discussed in Part 1, we know Foreign Investors are permitted to enter IRC Section 1031 (like-kind exchange) transactions provided certain conditions are met.  The Foreign Investor can avoid (really delay) paying tax on the … Continue reading

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