Introduction to U.S. International Tax - Arlington, VA

Arlington, VA

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A two-day, beginner-level course with live group instruction on fundamental tax issues involving U.S. international tax for tax and non-tax professionals. 


After attending this event, participants will be able to:

  • Obtain a working knowledge of the basic international tax principles applied in the United States and in tax systems in other countries
  • Learn how the U.S. international tax system operates and how companies and individuals become liable for U.S. income or withholding tax
  • Find out the latest tax and business requirements in structuring foreign operations and activities
  • Discover how the U.S. foreign tax credit mechanism operates and reduces your U.S. tax liability dollar-for-dollar
  • Learn how the Subpart F provisions terminate deferral of U.S. tax on foreign profits and what you can do to prevent it
  • Determine how your intercompany transactions are subject to scrutiny by the IRS and your tax exposure on audit

All paid attendees will receive the Bloomberg BNA Portfolio: 
Foundations of U.S. International Taxation, #900-2nd 
*One Portfolio per paid attendee. Quantities are limited. 


This seminar is intended for corporate controllers, tax managers, accountants, attorneys, and other corporate finance executives looking to develop an understanding of how the U.S. taxes income from foreign operations. No prerequisite is required for this introductory course with live group instruction. This program is transitional which is appropriate for newly admitted attorneys.  


There are no prerequisites for attending this program.




8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM Chairperson’s Introduction & Choice of Entities and Use of Treaties to Minimize Tax

9:45 AM  Understanding the Source Rules for Determining Foreign Source Income

10:45 AM Coffee Break

11:00 AM Allocating & Apportioning Expenses for Computing Foreign Source Taxable Income

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM  How the Subpart F Rules Operate

2:15 PM Coffee Break

2:30 PM Section 956 Investment in U.S. Property

3:45 PM U.S. International Tax Compliance


5:15 PM Seminar Concludes for the Day


7:45 AM Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM Computing E&P for Cross-Border Purposes

9:15 AM How the U.S. Taxes Outbound Transfers of Property

10:15 AM Coffee Break

10:30 AM Transfer Pricing Under Section 482

11:30 AM Direct & Indirect Foreign Tax Credits and How the FTC Mechanism Operates

12:30 PM Lunch

1:15 PM Working with the FTC Limitation Formula

2:30 PM Summary and Q&A Session

2:45 PM Seminar Concludes


December 5 & 6, 2016

Bloomberg BNA
1801 S. Bell Street
Arlington, VA 22202

Hotel accommodations are at your own discretion. We suggest the following:

The Westin Crystal City
1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202
Tel: (703) 486-1111

Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport
1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202
Tel: (703) 413-5500


If you are unable to attend this event, you may: transfer your registration to another person from your company for the same event; or transfer your registration to a substitute event listed on our web site. In either instance, there will be no charge or penalty for substitution. To request a transfer, contact with the new attendee or substitute event information more than 5 business days prior to the conference start date. On the first day of the event, absent attendees will be considered “no shows” and will not be eligible for a refund, transfer, or substitute event.

Cancellations must be made in writing to more than 5 business days before the event and will be assessed a $350 conference setup fee. Cancellations will not be accepted if notice is received fewer than 5 business days before the event. For more information regarding administrative policies, complaints and cancellations, please contact us at 800.372.1033, or e-mail
Bloomberg BNA offers a hardship policy for CPAs and other tax and accounting professionals who wish to attend our live conference and seminars. Individuals must earn less than $50,000 annually in order to qualify. For individuals who are unemployed or earning less than $35,000 per year, a full discount off the price of registration for the program will be awarded. Individuals earning between $35,000 and $50,000 per year will receive a 50% discount off the price of the program. If an individual wishes to submit a case for hardship, he or she must contact Bloomberg BNA directly at

Please include the following information with your request: complete contact information, program for which a hardship reduction is being requested, requested amount for hardship reduction, and reason for applying for hardship. Please note that requests will not be considered until 30 days from the program date and that individuals may only apply for a hardship reduction once within a 12-month period. Bloomberg BNA reserves the right to make a final determination on a case-by-case basis. Our decision for granting a hardship is final and submission does not constitute acceptance.

Continental breakfasts, lunches, refreshment breaks, Bloomberg BNA Portfolio, and course materials in electronic format.