William Flynn, Of Counsel in the firm's Immigration practice, Dilip Patel, Shareholder, Yova Borovska, Associate, and Richard Jacobson, Shareholder in the Tax section, presented "Immigration and International Tax and Its Implications for Foreign Investors and Corporations" at a lunch and learn presented to the Brazil-Florida Business Council.
Immigration topics included:
Investment based options (permanent and temporary immigration);
Other visa options for professionals, entrepreneurs and investors; and
Recent immigration changes and proposals.
Tax topics included:
Introducing the separation between immigration status and US tax residency;
The consequence of US tax residency;
How one becomes (or avoids becoming) a US tax resident;
Issues related to investors spending little or no time in the US; and
Issues related to investors spending time in the US or moving here permanently.