Silver makes good on his vow to continue his TCJA challenges, with new DC court filings

Monte Silver, the Israel-based U.S. tax attorney who recently saw his and his company's legal attempt to challenge the Transition Tax and GILTI elements of former Donald Trump's 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act dismissed on a technicality, has made good on his vow to continue to pursue the matter "to the very end," with the filing of two motions in a U.S. District Court on Friday. 

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Monte Silver vows to pursue his Transition Tax, GILTI lawsuits 'to the very end'

Monte Silver, the Israel-based U.S. tax attorney who recently saw his and his company's legal attempt to challenge the Transition Tax element of former Donald  Trump's 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act dismissed on a technicality, says he's now decided to appeal the March 28 decision, and is inviting supporters and other expat small-business owners to help him finance it.  

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U.S. District Court rules against Monte Silver Transition Tax challenge

In a ruling that has surprised many in the expatriate American community, a U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. has officially declared Tel Aviv-headquartered U.S. tax attorney Monte Silver and his company "lack constitutional standing to pursue their claims" – thus ending, at least for now, Silver's feisty effort to force the U.S. Treasury to take small overseas businesses owned by Americans into account in its enforcement of President Trump's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  

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Court hearing set for Monday in Monte Silver 'Transition Tax' case

A major and potentially precedent-setting legal challenge to a key component of President Trump's December 2017 tax reform legislation, as it applies to "controlled foreign corporations", will move at last to a U.S. district courtroom in Washington, D.C. on Monday, more than two years after it was launched.

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First-ever '2021 Expats Virtual Financial Summit' set for Jan. 26 - 29

Over four days beginning on Tuesday the 26th of January, ten experts from around the world will be sharing their expertise on a range of financial topics of interest to American expats, as part of the first of what it is thought could become a series of "virtual financial summits" aimed at Americans who live outside of the U.S.

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Webinar: 'Sales tax issues for global e-commerce companies that sell to U.S.-based customers'

In June, 2018, cross-border tax experts issued their first warnings that a then-just-passed U.S. Supreme Court ruling, in a case known as South Dakota v. Wayfair, would have far-reaching effects on e-commerce businesses that sold their products across U.S. state borders – including those selling into the U.S. from abroad.

As predicted, the decision has left many business owners around the world scratching their heads – and seeking advice.

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Tax webinar: 'What the two recently-published final GILTI regs mean for expat biz owners, tax pros'

Monte Silver, the Israel-based American tax attorney best known recently for his efforts aimed at forcing U.S. officials to fix a number of apparently unintentional but significant consequences for small business owners that were contained in President Trump's 2017 tax reform legislation, will host a free, two-part webinar on the so-called "global intangible low-taxed income" (GILTI) provisions of that tax reform package next Thursday, July 30.  

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