While some cities, countries and jurisdictions are beginning to relax their lockdown rules somewhat, travel bans and other restrictions continue to prevent people from being able to meet up in anything like the way they would have in the days before the global Covid pandemic took hold last year...
So, as we've done a few times previously since then, we're posting in our news section a selection of events from our regular "Listings" page (www.americanexpatfinance.com/news/item), to help some of these online event sponsors and their audiences to find each other – especially now, as tax reporting season trundles on, and the latest round of CARES Act stimulus checks are arriving in expat mailboxes...
Wednesday, April 7: Dunhill Financial and Bright!Tax experts to consider 'Taxes and investing as an American extpat' in an hour-long Zoom webinar; 5pm (London time)
In this webinar, Dunhill Financial's Brian Dunhill and Bright!Tax's Katelynn Minott will look at the issues Americans living outside the U.S. face when they need to pay their U.S. taxes, or invest their savings in a tax-efficient way.
Dunhill is the founder and head of London-based Dunhill Financial, with decades of experience with companies like UBS, Lehman Brothers and A.G. Edwards; while Katelynn Minott is a partner and managing CPA with Bright!Tax, an increasingly-visible, American expat tax specialist company. Originally from Massachusetts, she is an expat herself, having been based in Chile since 2010.
The hour-long event will begin at 5pm London time.
Saturday, April 10: Moodys U.S. Citizenship Renunciation webinar, focusing on Australia and New Zealand; 9 am - 11:30am, Australian Western Standard Time (3pm - 5:30pm GMT, 8pm - 10:30pm EST)
In this free webinar, a Moodys team member will explain the pros and cons of renouncing one's American citizenship, and how Americans resident in Australian and New Zealand in particular can best go about it. For more information and to register, click here.
Monday, April 12: Moodys Tax webinar, 'BYOLunch N Learn: 2021 - The Road Back to Normal in the U.S. will be Bumpy for Canadians', noon - 1:15pm, Mountain Daylight Time (6am GMT)
In this free webinar, Moodys' team members Jason Galek, Jennifer Silvius and Kevin Kirkpatrick will consider the effects of the proposed Biden tax changes on Canadians who buy, sell and own U.S. real estate (estate and income taxes, plus withholding taxes); the IRS Covid-19 backlog; and there will be an overview of the new US. Corporate Transparency Act. To register, click here.
Saturday, April 17: Moodys U.S. Citizenship Renunciation webinar, focusing on Europe and the United Kingdom; Noon - 2:30pm GMT (11am - 1:30pm Central European Time)
In this free webinar, a Moodys team member will explain the pros and cons of renouncing one's American citizenship, and how Americans resident in the UK and Europe might best go about it. For more information and to register, click here
Thursday, April 22: The American Citizens Abroad will host the latest in its ongoing series of webinars with Amsterdam-based Americans Overseas; this one will look at U.S. tax filing; the latest news from Washington; and the latest round of Covid stimulus checks; 9am (DC/NYC time)
The American Citizens Abroad, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that campaigns on behalf of American expats around the world, will join the Amsterdam-based American tax and citizenship advice firm, Americans Overseas, for a free, approximately one-hour-long webinar that will cover a range of topics, including filing one's U.S. taxes from abroad; the latest news affecting expats, out of Washington; and what expats may need to know about the latest round of CARES Act stimulus checks.
A Q&A session, lasting about half an hour, will end the meeting.
ACA executive director Marylouise Serrato will co-host the event, with Americans Overseas' Michael Littaur. Registration is required, and there are limits on the number who may sign up. For more information and to register, click here.
Thursday, April 22: 'Cryptocurrency Tax Compliance in the Post-US$50,000 Bitcoin World' webinar, sponsored by Hochman, Salki Toscher Perez P.C., Beverly Hills
This roughly 90-minute webinar will feature Steven Toscher, Michel Stein and Evan Davis, of the Beverly Hills law firm of Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez P.C., beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific standard time (1pm New York time, 6pm London time, 7pm Western European time).
The CLE/CPE webinar will take place online under the auspices of Atlanta-based continuing education facilitator Strafford, and "will provide tax counsel, accountants, and other advisers with a critical first look at new IRS enforcement actions on taxpayer compliance and reporting obligations for cryptocurrency transactions," according to the company.
The Hochman, Salkin Toscher Perez panelists will discuss the IRS's position on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies; analyze IRS monitoring to increase compliance, and the possibility of criminal investigations and prosecutions targeting those who fail to report cryptocurrency transactions accurately; and look at how best those with cryptocurrency income should report it, as the IRS scrutiny of cryptocurrency investors increases.
The panel will also discuss tactics in managing IRS examinations and audits.
Hochman, Salkin Toscher Perez is offering a limited number of complimentary and reduced-cost tickets for this webinar, on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information and details on registering for this webinar, click here.
Editor's note: To learn about videos, webinars, podcasts that are scheduled to happen in the days, weeks and months to come, don't forget to check the American Expat Financial News Journal's Listings page, near the top of our Home page, regularly. And if you're planning to post or air a live video, webinar or podcast, or host any other kind of event, do let us know, so we can add it to the Events page for the day in question.
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