Terry F. Ritchie

FATCA: What’s happened and what’s to come

On July 1, 2014, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) came into force. The goal: prevent millions of U.S. taxpayers, and the global financial institutions that serve them, from evading U.S. tax on income and assets held outside U.S.

By Terry F. Ritchie |June 19, 2015

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Possible U.S. tax changes for snowbirds

Now that Republicans have control of the Senate, things may change.

By Terry F. Ritchie |November 6, 2014

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Cross-border concerns for athletes

Beware these tax challenges

By Terry F. Ritchie |October 14, 2014

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Got Snowbirds? Check these tax changes

On October 31, the IRS released inflation adjustments for more than 40 tax provisions.

By Terry F. Ritchie |July 25, 2014

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Get clients ready for FATCA

Reporting requirements kick in July 1

By Terry F. Ritchie |June 20, 2014

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IRS gives expats another chance to come clean

If your clients haven’t been paying their American taxes, they have another opportunity to confess to IRS.

By Terry F. Ritchie |June 19, 2014

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U.S. trust technique saves tax

A bypass trust lets you pass assets from one person to another while avoiding taxation.

By Terry F. Ritchie |November 20, 2013

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The first Canadian in the White House?

Ted Cruz has just become a famous Canadian -- he’s about to do something few choose to do.

By Terry F. Ritchie |August 23, 2013

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Should snowbirds live in the U.S.?

The U.S. wants Canadian snowbirds to stay south of the border.

By Terry F. Ritchie |May 15, 2013

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