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Trading Sideways – The Like-Kind Exchange
September 2, 2013 | Business

Deferring Taxes with an IRC Section 1031 Exchange Ah, the sweet promisors of tax avoidance:  Sell what you have, they cry, buy what I have (or pay me a fee for service) and never pay tax on your gain! Buyer beware,…

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Conducting Business Abroad – The Indirect Foreign Tax Credit
September 1, 2013 | International Tax

Section 902 of the Internal Revenue Code Can Increase Your Bottom Line If your business crosses an international border then you may already have experienced the byzantine tax complexity that arises.  Quite apart from the foreign tax obligations, because the U.S….

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Taxing Capital Gains and Losses
September 1, 2013 | Individual

What Are They and How Are They Taxed? You invest your money, you take the risk, and if it works out the taxman takes a piece of your gain.  Such is the way of things.  Gains come in kinds and if…

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Working Abroad – Easing the Burden of Double Taxation
August 24, 2013 | International Tax

The Direct Foreign Income Tax Credit So, you’ve been working abroad for a whole year and now it’s tax time.  In spite of the excitement of a new culture, the professional and monetary rewards, you now experience for the first time…

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Working Abroad – Your State Tax Obligations
August 24, 2013 | International Tax

State Taxes for Expatriates Here are the important things to know about state taxes and working abroad.  First, if you were a Massachusetts resident before you left for that overseas posting then you’ll still be a Massachusetts resident, even years…

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