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Introduction to United States International Taxation 6th ed

ISBN13: 9789041136565
Previous Edition ISBN: 9041123601
Published: February 2014
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £104.00

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The new edition of this well-known reference work for the tax community provides an introduction to the application of the United States international taxation system to taxpayers investing or transacting business in the US and other countries. In a relatively brief and manageable form, it sets forth the principles adopted by the US in taxing US or foreign individuals and corporations as they invest, work, or carry on a trade or business in the US or abroad.

The presentation focuses on the following aspects of the subject matter:

  • general aspects of the corporation income tax, the individual income tax, the tax treatment of partnerships, trusts and estates, and accounting aspects;
  • the basic jurisdictional principles adopted by the US with respect to application of its income tax to international investment and business transactions;
  • the US rules for taxing foreign corporations, foreign partnerships, foreign trusts, and nonresident aliens on their business and investment income derived from US sources;
  • the basic mechanism adopted by the US to alleviate international double taxation on foreign source income derived by US persons;
  • the income tax treatment of foreign corporations controlled by US shareholders;
  • the general inter-company pricing rules and special transfer pricing rules applicable to particular transactions;
  • rules for the treatment of transactions involving currencies other than the US dollar;
  • situations in which US income tax treaty provisions modify the basic rules; and
  • the wealth transfer tax system, including modifications made by estate and gift tax treaties.
Throughout the discussion, the authors incorporate references not only to the Internal Revenue Code provisions under discussion, but also to relevant Treasury Regulations and other administrative material and to important cases that have arisen. For non-US tax practitioners, tax professors and students both within and outside the US, and others seeking a structural framework within which a US tax problem can be placed, Introduction to United States International Taxation offers the ideal reference source.

Other Jurisdictions , Taxation, USA
About the Authors.
CHAPTER 1 Introduction.
CHAPTER 2 The United States Income Tax System: General Description.
CHAPTER 3 Jurisdictional Principles.
CHAPTER 4 Source Rules.
CHAPTER 5 Income Taxation of Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations.
CHAPTER 6 Taxation of Foreign Source Income of United States Persons: The Foreign Tax Credit.
CHAPTER 7 Treatment of Foreign Business Operations and Investments by United States Persons.
CHAPTER 8 Transfer Pricing.
CHAPTER 9 Special Treatment of Foreign Income.
CHAPTER 10 Foreign Currency Issues.
CHAPTER 11 Income Tax Treaties.
CHAPTER 12 Wealth Transfer Taxation.