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Beyond Form 1042 Compliance: International Withholding Requirements

Date: Monday, May 21, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 2:40 pm EST

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration - Live Webinar Only: $219.00

Registration - Live Webinar Plus CD Recording: $288.00


Understand the impact of international withholding tax on your business and how you can reduce your tax obligations.

Understand the impact of international withholding tax on your business and how you can reduce your tax obligations. As more companies, even relatively small ones, go global, setting up businesses and customers is almost always the first order of business.

Many of the administrative functions, such as tax compliance, follow later, sometimes much later. Often, foreign affiliates are created to facilitate business overseas. A number of business transactions flow from the international effort. These transactions often have tax consequences.

The objective to this insightful topic is to identify the global withholding tax consequences of engaging in international business commerce. Once identified, methods to reduce and even eliminate withholding tax obligations will be covered. If your organization conducts international commerce, this topic is for you.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to describe the overview of global withholding tax.
  • You will be able to identify building blocks for global withholding tax compliance and planning.
  • You will be able to review the role of international tax treaties.
  • You will be able to discuss the major aspects of the new Federal Tax Act.

This Live Webinar Covers These Hot Issues:

Overview of Global Withholding Tax

  • The Need for International Withholding Tax
  • Recent Changes Related to the U.S. Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
  • Major Withholding Tax Regimes
  • How to Avoid Withholding Tax – Permanent Establishment

Building Blocks for Global Withholding Tax Compliance and Planning

  • Understanding the Organizational Structure
  • Accounting
  • Timely Compliance

The Role of International Tax Treaties

  • Treaty Provisions
  • Using Income Tax Treaties

Considerations Related to the U.S. Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

  • Global Intangible Low Tax Income (GILTI)
  • Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT)
  • Foreign Derived Intangible Income (FDII)

Withholding Tax Optimization

  • Avoid Risks and Overpayments
  • Using Withholding Tax Credits and Deductions
  • Audit Documentation
  • International Planning to Minimize Tax and Withholding

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CPE
  • ISM
  • AIPB
  • IAPP
  • Enrolled Agents

For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.


Ryan Gaglio, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

  • Attorney with Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.
  • Focuses on tax planning, tax controversy and transactional matters
  • Advises clients on the federal, state and local tax consequences of mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies and workouts, executive compensation, as well as tax planning for inbound and outbound transactions, intercompany transfer pricing, foreign currency transactions, and other international tax matters
  • Published several articles and is the co-editor of a comprehensive tax treatise, Taxation of Securities Transactions “Overlooked Impact of Health Care Reform,” Daily Journal (August 31, 2012)
  • J.D. degree, Yale Law School; B.A. degree, Columbia College
  • Can be contacted at 949-725-4042 or

John P. Garcia, CPA, M.B.A., Corporate Tax Advisors

  • Owner of Corporate Tax Advisors, a California based professional services company specializing in providing accounting, tax, and training services for mid-sized corporations with an international footprint
  • More than 25 years of experience providing services to major multi-national corporations such as Billabong, Nixon, Targus, Marriott, Dial, Henkel, The University of Phoenix, and CPE, Inc
  • His firm conducts regular seminars and workshops on the following: Accounting for Income Taxes – ASC 740/FAS 109; International Taxation; State and Local Taxation; Uncertain Tax Positions – FIN 48 and Transfer Pricing
  • Wrote the SRR Journal – Fall 2016 – How to Properly Capitalize Subsidiaries Without Getting Ensnared in the Earnings-Stripping Rules; California CPA magazine – June 2013 – An Integrated Database Solution to Global Withholding Compliance and Thomson Reuters - Corporate Taxation – December 2009 – Green Corporate Tax Incentives-Wind Technologies
  • M.B.A. degree in international business, University of Phoenix; B.S. degree in accounting and finance, University of Maryland College Park
  • Member of California Society of CPAs and AICPA
  • Can be contacted at 877-728-1400, or

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