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Taxation of Foreign Nationals by the U.S.


A foreign national may be subject to one of two drastically different systems of taxation by the United States depending on whether he/she is classified as a resident or a nonresident alien of the United States. The determination of residency status is critical. As a rule, classification as a nonresident foreign national may provide distinct tax advantages, but, in individual cases, the advantages of resident versus nonresident status may vary from year to year. Therefore, it is important for foreign nationals coming to the United States to annually review the options available to minimize their tax liability in the United States as well as in their home countries.

Download Taxation of Foreign Nationals by the U.S. today to read about the basic overview of U.S. taxes and how they affect foreign nationals on assignment in the U.S., and the importance of regularly reviewing the options available to minimize overall tax liability.

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