John specializes in international tax consulting and compliance services. He has experience serving private equity clients, high net worth individuals, and closely held businesses across a variety of industries.
John helps private equity clients with investor documentation, withholding, structuring and reporting offshore investments, and FATCA and CRS compliance. John is familiar with identifying and documenting the FATCA and CRS status of internal entities as well as filing reports with the IRS and a number of Model 1 IGA jurisdictions to report investors as required.
For high net worth individuals and families, John assists with planning and structuring for inbound investments as well as immigration to the US. John addresses the tax considerations for individuals who are beneficiaries of foreign trusts, including the DNI and UNI calculations, as well as the required reporting on Forms 3520 and 3520-A.
John assists closely held businesses with structuring their international operations and export planning, including advising on IC-DISC structures and foreign derived intangible income (FDII).
John is also experienced in various areas of international tax compliance, including the various foreign asset disclosure requirements and foreign trust and estate reporting. John has presented, as a faculty member, at a number continuing education events attended by other professionals that covered international tax compliance issues such as determining foreign tax credits, Form 5471 and Form 5472 reporting, the section 962 election for individuals, and global intangible low taxed income (GILTI).
Before joining the firm’s International Tax practice, John was a member of HCVT’s domestic tax compliance group, where he has developed an in-depth knowledge of federal and state tax compliance and planning. He is a Certified Public Accountant and earned a master’s degree in accounting and taxation at San Diego State University.