21 August 2014 0 Comments

More Life Insurance Uses for Foreign Internationals

In my last entry I discussed special estate tax needs of Foreign Nationals and how life insurance can be an effective answer.  Aside from estate tax liability, there are also some other uses of life insurance issued by U.S. insurers that are attractive to foreign nationals. International investors often look for safe, secure U.S. based […]

19 August 2014 0 Comments

Special Estate Needs of Foreign Nationals

Non-resident aliens who own U.S. real estate. Non-resident aliens who directly own certain U. S. assets are exposed to U.S. estate tax liability and only $60,000 may be exempt from this tax, not the $5,000,000+ exemption normally allowed for U.S. citizens.  Here’s an example: Pedro Sanchez is not a U.S. citizen and is a resident […]