Dominican Republic

Presentation on the Developments in U.S. and DR Tax, Estate Planning and Reporting Requirements – Nov. 30th

Guzman Ariza

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Guzman ArizaTax. Although not necessarily the most fun topic, tax, and more importantly how much you have to pay, is something which is important to everyone. Which is why you are cordially invited to an upcoming event “U.S. and International Persons Living or Holding Assets in the Dominican Republic” to make sure you understand (and are complying with) the latest “Developments in U.S. and DR Tax, Estate Planning and Reporting Requirements”.

Taking place at the Casa de Campo villa of Phyllis Berney (Barranca Este #66) at 5pm on Saturday the 30th of November, the presentation and cocktail is being jointly hosted by the law firms of Cantor & Webb P.A. (United States) and Guzmán Ariza (Dominican Republic).

The presentation will deal with matters related to Estate and Tax Planning for both US and other international citizens that live or have assets or bank accounts in the Dominican Republic.

Please note that while this presentation is directed towards US citizens as well as other non-Dominican citizens, if you are Dominican you may still like to attend – especially if your children are US citizens.

The following topics will be addressed:

US only:

  • US Tax compliance work concerning FBARs (Foreign Banks and Financial Accounts) and voluntary disclosure filings.
  • What US citizens need to know about the FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) and how it affects them as investors abroad (in the Dominican Republic).
  • My child is a U.S. citizen – what do I do now? – U.S. children of Dominican parents
  • Global Estate Planning – what do I do with my assets that are 0utside the Dominican Republic?

Both US and International: 

  • How to better structure businesses and investments in the Dominican Republic from a tax and estate planning perspective.
  •  How Dominican inheritance rules may affect the estates of expatriates who reside in the DR.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of obtaining residency in the Dominican Republic.
  • Opportunities and risks of offshore investment vehicles.
  • Overview of tax incentives in the Dominican Republic.

Speaking on these topics will be Steve Cantor (Cantor & Webb P.A.), Fabio J. Guzmán-Ariza (Guzmán Ariza, Attorneys at Law) and Dr. Christoph Sieger: (Guzmán Ariza, Attorneys at Law).

Presentation and cocktail on “U.S. and International Persons Living or Holding Assets in the Dominican Republic”

When: Saturday November 30th, 5pm

Where: Barranca Este #66 (Casa “B”), Casa de Campo

RSVP: (809) 550-6400, [email protected]

Guzmán Ariza, Attorneys at Law, profile:

Guzman Ariza

Guzmán Ariza is a national law and business consulting firm – the first and only one in the Dominican Republic. Founded in 1927, our eight offices are strategically located to serve you in every major business and tourism center in the Dominican Republic: the Santo Domingo metropolitan area, including Juan Dolio and Boca Chica; the northern part of the island –Sosua, Cabarete, Cabrera, Las Terrenas, Samana, San Francisco de Macoris–; and the southeast –Punta Cana, Bavaro, Miches, Macao and La Romana, including Casa de Campo and Bayahibe. Our experienced attorneys live with the local issues that matter to you, and work regularly in the courts of a particular area. We are right where you need us – not 100 miles away!

Our multilingual team of 30 attorneys service the needs of international clients in both personal and business matters, across a wide variety of practice areas, including but not limited to Commercial and Corporate Law, Real Estate and Condominiums, Estate Planning, Taxation, Litigation, Tourism (Resorts and Leisure), International Trade, Foreign Investment, Securities Law, Financing, Accounting, Government Relations, Public Procurement (Government Contracts), Trademark and Intellectual Property, Renewable Energy Law, Labor and Employment, Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Entertainment Law, Environmental Law, Adoptions, Family and Matrimonial Law (Divorce).

Also, our lawyers have regularly served as experts on the laws of the Dominican Republic in foreign jurisdictions. We are internationally connected. Guzmán Ariza is the only Dominican law firm to belong to the selective SCG Legal, a global network of more than 140 top, independent law firms comprising 11,500 attorneys in nearly 450 offices around the world. Membership is by invitation only and permits us to assist you effectively in international transactions throughout the world.

Guzmán-Ariza, La Romana office
Av. Trinitaria No. 45, 2nd Floor.

Alfredo A. Guzmán: (809) 550-6400, [email protected]

www.drlawyer.com

Steven L. Cantor of Cantor & Webb P.A.

Steven L. Cantor - Cantor   Webb P.A.Steven L. Cantor is the Managing Partner of Cantor & Webb P.A. a Miami, Florida based law firm focused on the representation of high net worth international private clientele and international businesses in the areas of tax planning and compliance, estate planning, international and domestic real estate and probate matters, general commercial and international financial matters.

Mr. Cantor is a frequent author and lecturer on various topics of international tax and estate planning. Mr. Cantor is a member of various professional and civic organizations, including the Florida, District of Columbia and New York Bars, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association.

Mr. Cantor has been recognized as one of the world’s leading international private client attorneys by Chambers Global and Chambers USA, as one of the Top 50 Foreign Lawyers for Latin America by the Latin Business Chronicle and has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal.

www.cantorwebb.com

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