OFFSHORE ACCOUNT COMPLIANCE (FBAR)

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Whether you were aware of it or not, since the 1970s, U.S. law has required the disclosure of foreign financial accounts by U.S. taxpayers under certain circumstances. A U.S. taxpayer is not only a U.S. citizen but also a Green-Card …

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ESTATE PLANNING

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You work all of your life to build something – make sure your legacy is one that brings joy and happiness to your loved ones and aavoidsthe pain and turmoil of being unprepared. Estate planning is the process by which …

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ASSET PROTECTION

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Whether it is in combination with an estate plan or merely a standalone endeavor, protecting your assets in today’s litigious society has never been more important. Asset protection is not question of having it or not having it – just …

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INTERNATIONAL TAX PLANNING – INDIVIDUALS

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In today’s world, and especially here in Miami, the concept of “multi-jurisdictional families” (i.e., families with members living in different countries) has become commonplace. Such family structures present unique challenges when trying to plan for both current income tax implications …

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INTERNATIONAL TAX PLANNING – BUSINESSES

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Individuals and companies engaged in international business and trade are very often overwhelmed by the multitude of regulations, laws and tax provisions governing their endeavors. One thing is certain, the sooner you plan, the simpler the process. From a simple …

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Probate & Estate Administration

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The administration of an estate is a difficult process, especially while grieving the loss of a loved-one. At Dorot & Bensimon PL we understand the gravity of these trying times and assist our clients with all aspects of probate and …

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FBAR & Voluntary Disclosure

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If you have reached this page, it is probably the middle of the night and you cannot sleep. You heard somewhere, from someone, that the Internal Revenue Service has recently hired 15,000 new Agents and has made international tax enforcement …

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BUSINESS PLANNING & COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS

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  Embarking on a business venture encompasses a myriad of important decisions. Business formation decisions such as where to incorporate, what entity form best suits the business and the tax implications attendant to that choice are the most fundamental considerations. …

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IRS AND TAX CONTROVERSY

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Receiving a letter from the IRS has been deemed one of the top 100 most stressful events in a person’s life; receiving a Notice of Examination is in the to 10. At Dorot & Bensimon PL we strive to alleviate …

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Florida Department of Revenue Controversy

The Department of Revenue routinely audits businesses to find out whether state taxes were collected, reported, and paid correctly.  While you are busy running your business, the attorneys at DOROT & BENSIMON PL will take care of your compliance and …

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Expatriation Tax Planning

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For those citizens and permanent residents looking to expatriate from the United States, new laws enacted in 2008 have changed the expatriation landscape dramatically. The 10-year rule you may have known in prior years has been replaced with a new …

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Preimmigration Tax Planning

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Immigrating to the United States entails significant considerations.  An immigration attorney is probably already assisting you in obtaining a Visa, residence status or permanent citizenship.  However, very strict and sometimes unduly burdensome tax rules apply to foreigners immigrating to the …

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Prenuptial And Postnuptial Planning

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Marriage is a wonderful institution, but in today’s world, even those who were head-over-heels for each other on their wedding day are statistically more likely than not to find themselves on opposing sides of the mediation table. A prenuptial agreement …

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Foreign Investment In US Real Property

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Some of the most dangerously unknown tax traps exist in the realm of foreign investment in U.S. real property. With the high demand for U.S. real estate by foreign buyers, the opportunity to capitalize on great rebounding market has never …

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Real Estate Transactions

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At DOROT & BENSIMON PL our attorneys provide practical and knowledgeable legal counsel related to all aspects of real estate transactions, land use, entity formation, and financing. Our attorneys have helped many individuals and entities in with the purchase, trade, …

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