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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Who Knew that Golf was such a Taxing Sport?

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 we posted Professional Golfer Sergio Garcia "Whiffs" Tax Case regarding US Tax on "Image Rights" which discusses that the US Tax Court has ordered professional golfer Sergio Garcia to pay tax on endorsement income he had claimed was tax-free under the US-Switzerland tax treaty. The court decided Garcia's contract with…
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IRS Releases 2010 Form 8805 -Foreign Partner's Information Statistics.

Under the Tax Reform Act of 1986, U.S. partnerships are required to withhold income tax on "effectively connected taxable income" deemed allocable to foreign partners. The U.S. partnership must file a Form 8805, Foreign Partner's Information Statement of Section 1446 Withholding Tax, to show the amount of effectively connected taxable income and the total tax…
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'Leaver lists' will expose more Swiss banks to US Dragnet!

Credit Suisse and Zurich Cantonal, have obtained government approval to send the US Department of Justice (USDoJ) lists of American clients who have moved assets out of their accounts to another bank.   The so-called 'leaver lists' do not identify clients but do name the destination banks, which the USDoJ will then pursue with further disclosure…
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