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Immigration For Investors: NIVs And IVs

by Gregory Siskind, et al.

Editor's Note: The following are the materials for this seminar.

Citations for ILW.COM's Seminar
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From Mark Ivener

Philadelphia Regional Center: Philadelphia Industrial Development (PIDC)
Web site:

Washington State Regional Center: Aero-Space Port International Group Regional Center (ASPI)
Web site:

Seattle Regional Center: Golden Rainbow Freedom Fund/ American Life Inc.
Web site:

South Dakota - Dairy Farm
Web site:

Vermont - Ski Resort
Web site:

California Consortium for Agricultural Export, LLC (CCAE) Regional Center
Web site:

From Lincoln Stone

GAO Small Number of Participants Atrributed to Pending Regulations and Other Factors

Interim Decision On In re Soffici

Interim Decision On In re Izummi

Interim Decision On In re Hsiung

Interim Decision On In re Ho

From Greg Berk

The Business Start Up Checklist for Investors is located on Pages 391-393 of Immigration Options For Investors and Entrepreneurs, AILA, 2006 (Lincoln Stone, Editor in Chief).

From Linda Lau

Kenkhuis v. INS, WL 22124059 (N.D. Tex. Mar. 6, 2003)

From Henry Chang

Link to the correspondence from the Toronto Consulate regarding physician investors:

From Greg Siskind

25 Questions to Ask Before Filing an E Visa at a Consulate

From Mark Ivener

EB-5 Due Diligence Checklist


If a person is here under an E2 visa, do they have to report worldwide income in their IRS return?

Answer by Greg Berk:

This is a tax question best suited for a CPA with intíl tax experience.

Answer by Peter Gelles:

The answer to this question depends on whether or not the E-2 visa holder is considered to be a US tax resident at the time in question. In the case of E Visas, this can often be a matter of choice for the Applicant, if he or she is able and willing to limit Days actually spent in the US to not more than 121 Days in each calendar year. This is as a general rule But each case may have special facts to be taken into consideration. So, normally, the choice of visa should Take this into account, as the question implies. Suitable tax input is best obtained from an Immigration-savvy international tax and business Practitioner (lawyer or accountant) with due account Being taken of all other relevant personal and Business factors. For example; US business Presence/timing requirements; marital and family Member status; future family planning Considerations; pre-immigration and post- Immigration tax and estate planning needs; Separate/community property issues, if any; etc., Etc.,

About The Author

Gregory Siskind, et al. are the speakers for the Immigration For Investors: NIVs And IVs seminar.

The opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the opinion of ILW.COM.

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