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Foreign Investment in U.S. Residential Property: Tax Pitfalls and Structuring Solutions

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  • Description

    Without advance planning, even the savviest investor can find themselves facing severe tax consequences. And while many foreigners believe that the United States poses the ideal place for real estate investment, few are fully versed in the potential tax ramifications. This CLE course, presented by Eli Akhavan, will explain the potential pitfalls of owning real estate in the US as well as the variety of planning structures to avoid adverse taxes. The course will also review reporting requirements such as Common Reporting Standards and how to remain anonymous in a progressively pro-disclosure regulatory environment.

  • Instructor Bio

    Eli Akhavan

    Eli Akhavan is the Chair of CKR Law's Private Clients and Wealth Preservation Group.

    Eli focuses his practice on domestic and international estate, asset protection and tax planning for high net-worth individuals and their families. Eli's clients include executives, real estate owners and professionals, nursing home operators, professional athletes, entrepreneurs, owners of closely-held businesses and hedge fund and private equity professionals. Additionally, Eli represents family offices in their tax, estate and business succession planning needs.

    In protecting his clients' interests, Eli offers sophisticated counsel on the following matters:

    • U.S. and international taxation
    • Business succession planning
    • Domestic and foreign asset protection trusts and companies
    • Charitable planning
    • Tax-Exempt Entities
    • Federal and state tax audits

    Eli incorporates his income tax expertise into his client's estate plans and advises on sophisticated techniques such as captive insurance companies, private placement life insurance, and 1031 exchanges.

    Eli is a widely published author, having authored numerous articles for publications such as Trusts & Estates, Probate & Property, and various other publications. Additionally, Eli frequently lectures before accountants and financial advisors on asset protection and estate planning topics and has also served as an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law teaching International Taxation.