International Issues in Estate Planning: One Will or Two?

You may need to have a separate will for each country in which you have assets. Individuals and couples with assets in more than one country need to ensure that their estate planning documents are valid in all the jurisdictions in which they have property. Although in some instances this...

International Information Returns

There are extraordinarily high tax penalties for the late filing of certain international information returns. If you have assets overseas, you most likely have at least one international information return reporting requirement. Don’t ignore these filings or you could lose a large portion of your investment to tax penalties. Do...

For a Limited Time Only, Moskowitz is Offering Year-End Tax Planning Services

Think the Trump Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 doesn’t matter to you? Your ignorance could be costing you lots of money. Schedule a meeting now to see if our year end planning services can reduce your 2019 tax bill. Schedule with Cliff Now Moskowitz attorneys and accountants have...

Preparing for a California Residency Audit

California taxing authorities aggressively pursue state revenue through taxation, and devote a significant amount of their resources to residency audits and litigation. Gilbert Hyatt made history and $90 million when he invented the integrated circuit microprocessor (the computer microchip). Little did he know at the time that he would also...

Moskowitz LLP Offers Three Free Tax Seminars This October in the San Francisco Area

Moskowitz LLP is going to be hosting three free seminars this October! Participants will learn vital tax lessons from the Moskowitz team, drawing from their 30 years of experience helping domestic and international clients with tax challenges. You will learn: How to pay tax on only 80% of your profit,...

Captive Insurance Companies, Part IV: Crackdown on Captive Insurance Abuses

Previous Posts in this Series Part I: What is a Captive Insurance Company? Part II: Types of Captives Part III: Benefits and Risks A captive insurance company manages its parent company’s business risks while providing it with substantial benefits. However, abuse of the tax benefits of captives – particularly small...