Tag Archive for Investments In Foreign Corporations

U.S. Persons And Their Investments In Foreign Corporations

TaxConnections Picture - Corporate Buildings - square

It’s like the popular song from Disney, “It’s a Small World After All”! And it’s getting smaller as we speak! The global entrepreneur is a common phenom. Of course this leads to more tax compliance issues. The tax compliance issues can be solved by hiring a knowledgeable tax professional. To give you an overview of the requirements, here’s some information:

What is Form 5471?: If you are a U.S. person or a resident, and are an officer/ director or shareholder in certain foreign corporations, you have reporting requirements to satisfy Sections 6038 and 6046, and the related regulations. This is done via Form 5471.

Generally all U.S. persons or residents falling under the requirements of the Categories of Filers as specified in the instructions have to file Form 5471. The form has to be attached Read more