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Episode 4: Introduction to Taxation of Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate

Free Webinar Series: A Highly Insightful Speaking Engagement on U.S. Taxation

With the Tax Season shaking the entire industry, only something valuable should divert your attention. And believe us when we say that our webinar series, which covers a variety of highly engaging topics around U.S Taxation is exactly what you should be focusing on!

Particularly in light of the recent domestic economic and employment growth, there has been a continued interest in investing in US real estate. Institutional investors’ increased use of alternative investments in their portfolios, combined with the low-interest-rate environment, has propelled the growth of real estate development and associated exchanges.

This webinar introduces some of the most important tax issues that non-US investors in U.S. real estate should consider.

You will learn:

  1. Introductions to US Real Estate investment by Foreign Investor
  2.  FDAP income (Not trade or business income)
  3.  Effectively Connected Income (ECI)
  4.  Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA)
  5.  Choice of proper investment structure and tax planning
  6.  Tax Implications for:- Rental income tax- Capital Gain Tax on the eventual disposition of property- Estate/Gift tax consequences
  7. Other consideration- Anonymity – Nondisclosure of the identity- Assets protection- The simplicity of the structure balances against complexity costs.



02 Jun 22


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 02 Jun 22
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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  • Vivek Shah
    Vivek Shah
    Managing Partner at Smart Accountants

    Vivek is a certified public accountant (CPA) from the state of Colorado, and he has spent the last 20 years working for some of the most prestigious firms in the world, serving mid-to-large-sized businesses throughout North America and Canada.

    Vivek Shah is a visionary entrepreneur who, through his passion and determination, has built a thriving company empire in the fields of finance, bookkeeping, assurance, and taxation. He is a person of exceptional academic accomplishments who has also made a name for himself in the business world through his innate attributes.

  • Amit Patel
    Amit Patel
    Director at Smart Accountants

    Amit Patel is a CA and CPA with over two decades of experience in US taxation. His experience includes providing high-quality tax compliance services, tax planning, tax research, and review of federal and state income tax returns for individuals and various types of entities (C-Corp, S-Corp, and Partnership). He also has experience preparing financial statements and conducting valuation analyses and on-site experience working in the US.

    Additionally, he possesses extensive experience in organizational development, strategic planning, and leadership development. Have extensive experience managing talent, including recruiting, scheduling, planning, and developing technical team members