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"Expat" US Tax Preparation Presentation (Medellin)

On March 8th at 6:30pm Online Taxman will be holding a free presentation on US taxes and how to seek investments/doing business in the US for the local start-up community. Please feel free to come by.

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Vincenzo is an American CPA living in Medellin and founder of Online Taxman ( Protected content ), specializing in US tax issues for Americans abroad and Colombians doing business in the US. On March 8th he will be giving a presentation targeted to US expats on their US tax issues. Paula Cruz, a Colombian CPA, will also be giving a presentation on the Colombian tax implications of residency in Colombia. Additionally, there will be some discussion of the start up community about seeking investment/doing business in the US.

Also, please note, Online Taxman gives FREE personal consultations to individuals regarding their tax situation. Please feel free to come by the presentation to sign up and it would be appreciated if you pass this info along to anyone whom you feel might be interested in this


What: US/Colombia Tax Presentation

When: Tuesday March 8, Protected content PM

Where: AtomHouse Medellín ( Protected content )
Calle 8 # 43a-­49
Medellín, Colombia

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For Who:

This presentation specifically targets 3 groups:

1. US expats with questions/concerns regarding their US and Colombia tax issues.

2. Colombia based start ups seeking US investment and looking for structuring advice on corporate formation which optimizes their US and Colombia tax strategies

3. Colombians looking to invest in the US (securities, houses, angel investing) and what tax issues they would face as a non resident.


Do Americans need to file their US taxes while living abroad? What qualfies someone to be a Colombian tax resident and what does that mean?
What are the advantages and disadvantages tax-wise that Americans face living in Colombia and how can these strategies be optimized?
How can Colombia based start ups optimize their tax structure to attract foreign investment?
How can Colombia nationals/companies optimize their structure for doing business and investing in businesses, real estate and securities in the US?

Both Vincenzo Villamena, an American CPA, and Paula Cruz, a Colombian accountant specializing in expat tax issues will talk about the advantages, pitfalls and get tips on how to save money and optimize your tax situation.

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