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International Tax Services

To effectively navigate the complex international tax laws Blum Shapiro offers clients a broad range of international tax services. We help our clients understand and meet their tax compliance obligations. More importantly, we help them identify and reduce their tax risks and implement sound, practical and efficient tax strategies that will meet their needs today and into the future.

Our approach combines strong understanding of our clients’ businesses, economic environment and technical tax knowledge in multiple jurisdictions. We assist multinational organizations engage in effective tax planning to minimize their tax burden.

Inbound and Outbound Tax Planning

We assist our clients with both in-bound and out-bound international tax planning such as choice of entity and structuring, “Subpart F income” determinations, foreign tax reduction, foreign tax credit utilization, IC-DISC implementation, transfer pricing studies, repatriation tax consequences, foreign tax withholding obligations, treaty interpretations and many other international tax planning areas.

Our services include:

  • Assistance with international aspects of accounting for income taxes (ASC 740)
  • Income tax compliance for businesses
  • Expatriate tax planning and compliance services
  • Assistance with creating tax-efficient cross-border ownership structures
  • Worldwide tax minimization planning
  • Tax-efficient repatriation of foreign earnings
  • Foreign tax credits optimization
  • Tax-efficient financing structures
  • Maximization of U.S. export incentives (IC-DISC)
  • Transfer pricing consultation and studies

Baker Tilly International

At BlumShapiro, our goal is to provide the answers you need, no matter where your business takes you. That's why we are an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a leading global network of 154 high quality, independent firms that provide accounting, assurance, tax and specialist business advice in 133 countries.

The member firms are committed to a common goal of providing the best possible service to their clients, in their own marketplaces around the country and the world. Baker Tilly International is one of the leading networks in the world by fee income.

Baker Tilly International is a network of like-minded independent firms which believe in providing exceptional client service to entrepreneurial, growing businesses. Firms within the network adhere to the same high quality standards and share skills, resources and expertise to create best practices. Over the years, Baker Tilly International’s members have built a close association through regular meetings, working together on client engagements and participation in committees.

For engagements through the Baker Tilly International network, a BlumShapiro relationship partner would coordinate all work on the client's behalf, ensuring it is carried out to the highest standards, within budget and timelines. We strive to ensure our service delivery is seamless and cohesive.

With Baker Tilly International, we’re your link to markets almost anywhere in the world.

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Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs – BlumShapiro is one of the premier accounting firms in New England and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve manufacturing, distribution and retail companies in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT), Quincy (MA)and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. We are members of the American Production & Inventory Control Society, Manufacturing Alliance of CT, Association for Manufacturing Excellence and the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association.