International Tax Law Planning

Multi-national businesses have special challenges and risks, whether based inside or outside of the United States. Let us help you navigate such complicated issues as:

  • Expanding out of or into the US
  • Selecting the right holding company
  • Transfer pricing, planning and compliance
  • Sourcing of income and foreign tax credits
  • Intercompany agreements, including:
    • Cost sharing and "offshoring" technology
    • Contract research and development
    • "Cost plus" arrangements
  • International tax audits
  • VAT and GST considerations
  • Foreign tax withholding and treaty issues
  • US compliance (Forms 5471, 1118, 5472, etc.)
  • Dividend repatriation policy
  • Cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Review of US multi-state consequences
  • FIN 48 analysis and reports
  • Expatriation Filings (I.R.S. form 8854) and related analysis

The professionals at Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co. have over 15 years of direct international experience with billion dollar multinational corporations. With affiliated accounting and legal partners in almost all foreign markets, we are ready and able to be of service in lowering your worldwide effective tax rate.

Further Reading on International Tax Law

U.S. Income Tax Issues For U.S. Individuals Abroad and Foreign Individuals In The U.S.

FAQ: Nonresident Aliens

FAQ: Aliens and U.S. Citizens Living Abroad

Other Articles concerning International Tax Compliance

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MSI Global Alliance

Greenstein Rogoff Olsen and Co LLP has been selected as the San Francisco Bay Area accounting firm member for MSI Global Alliance, a Top 20 ranked, leading, international association of independent professional firms.

MSI Global Alliance was formed in 1990 in response to the growing need for cross-border cooperation between independent, professional services firms. MSI has steadily grown to become a leading, international association with over 250 independent member firms in more than 100 countries throughout the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. MSI member firms are among the most respected, English-speaking, full service professional services firms in their local marketplaces, and share a common desire to provide partner-led, personal, value for money solutions to the cross-border challenges faced by entrepreneurial, small to medium sized businesses.

Membership of MSI enables Greenstein Rogoff Olsen and Co LLP to quickly source reliable, local expertise wherever in the world clients are involved in doing business. For further information on MSI, please visit

 MSI Global Alliance

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