U.S. Tax Treaties
An overview of the U.S. tax treaty definitions and their impact on permanent establishment, business profits, tax residency, hybrid entities and more.
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The CPE self-study course focuses on U.S. tax treaties. This is an overview of the U.S. tax treaty definitions and their impact on permanent establishment, business profits, tax residency, hybrid entities, Fixed, Determinable, Annual or Periodic (FDAP) income, limitation on benefits (LOB) clauses, income resourcing, and foreign tax credits.
- Permanent establishment
- Business profits
- Tax residency
- Hybrid entities
- FDAP income
- LOB clauses
- Income resourcing
- Foreign tax credits
- Identify when a permanent establishment exists
- Determine the attributable business profits to a permanent establishment
- Recall how U.S. tax treaties determine U.S. tax residency and how it impacts eligibility under the treaty
- Distinguish how hybrid entities are treated under U.S. income tax treaties
- Determine the impact a US income tax treaty has on withholding taxes on FDAP
- Apply the appropriate LOB clause to determine eligibility under a U.S. tax treaty
- Identify the mechanisms for tax dispute resolution
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