Month: February 2016

A Message to You from your Younger Self

Younger Self

What Would You Tell Your Younger Self? Have you ever wished you could turn back the clock and do things over? In hindsight, there are probably many things you’d do differently when you were younger. Life’s lessons give us  much wisdom over the years, and some mistakes were meant to be made. Others we wish we could have […]

Impact on Foreign National of the Changes to the FIRPTA Regulations.

FIRPTA regulations

FIRPTA regulations passed by the US Congress.  US Congress passed recently some changes that will affect foreign national sellers. Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act – is a law from 1980. FIRPTA regulations provide that the Buyer must withhold a tax of 10% of the contract price if the Seller is a foreign national. This amount has to be sent to […]