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October 27, 2020

Making Sense of the U.S. Visa & Travel Changes During COVID-19

Written by German Accelerator

Wondering about your current options for traveling or working in the U.S.? While it might seem impossible at the moment, you may be relieved to hear that it is not. There are many restrictions in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, we have simplified some of the current regulations and explained which visa categories are affected, how you might qualify for an exemption, and how you may be able to enter the U.S. as a business traveler.

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October 29, 2018

The Best Visa Options for German Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Written by Jason Finkelman

For foreign nationals seeking to live and work in the United States, obtaining a visa is one of the most challenging barriers to overcome for a successful entry into the country. Generally speaking, there are limited visa options for German entrepreneurs.

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October 29, 2018

The Basics of U.S. Business Taxes

Written by Paul Venokur (EA, Principal at Tarlow & Co. )

Before starting your international expansion in the U.S., it is crucial to have a basic understanding of your businesses’ U.S. tax obligations. Your tax compliance requirements will depend on the type of entity you form. This is the essential first step when planning operations in the U.S.

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October 29, 2018

The Basics of Transfer Pricing and the IRS

Written by Rita Chung (International Tax Partner at Citrin Cooperman & Company LLP)

Transfer pricing has become a key area of focus for tax authorities around the world.  Maintaining appropriate documentation to support a company’s transfer pricing policies mitigates the risk of a potential tax adjustment during a transfer pricing audit and eliminates the risk of potentially substantial penalties.

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October 29, 2018

Traveling to the U.S. as a Temporary Worker – The 101 on ESTA and Visas

Written by Sarah Ames (Partner Quarles & Brady LLP)

When planning to come to the U.S., a foreign national will have to either register online for ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) in order to travel to the U.S. under the visa waiver program (without a visa) or apply for a visa. This article will give an overview of the necessary steps to either register for ESTA or obtain a non-immigrant work visa.

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