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International New Client Information Form – Fill-able
International Account Worksheet (to be completed with International New Client Form)
Domestic New Client Information Form – Fill-able
Consent to Disclose Form
What will your tax professional need to complete your tax return this year?
1099 Reporting Guidelines
1042 Reporting Guidelines (The 2015 form is currently being drafted)
W2 Reporting Guidelines (The 2015 form is currently being drafted)
Sample Fraud Policy
Fraud Opportunities Checklist
From the AICPA – 5 ways Not-for-Profits Can Detect and Prevent Fraud (great tips for small businesses too!)
Victim of Identity Theft? Don’t forget the background check!
There has been an alarming spike in ID Theft by criminals filing false tax returns. One step many taxpayers miss after being notified or detecting the threat, is to get a criminal background check done on themselves. Read this article from the AICPA for more information on steps to take after an ID theft.
Follow these Steps to Starting a Business
VSH services for U.S. businesses expanding abroad
Updated Rules for Expensing vs. Capitalizing Costs
Sample De Minimis Safe Harbor Written Capitalization Policy
(Courtesy of the AICPA)
Create a custom Cash Flow Analysis and Forecast tool for tracking your business performance.
Determine how your business compares within your industry.
Our business advisors will help identify your Key Performance Indicators to help you make the right decisions for your business.
Contact VSH for more information about these business advisory services.
VSH services for businesses expanding to the U.S.
Canadians looking to expand to the U.S. should consider these decision points and tax requirements to determine the best structure. Check out this PDF for more information
For information on Canadian individuals and corporations looking to invest in U.S. real estate click here.
For more information on navigating the Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act (See FIRPTA Flowchart)
For information on U.S. citizenship, review our
Determining U.S. Citizenship Infographic
Bellingham Herald Article from May 22nd, 2013 – U.S. Tracked Foreigners at Canada Border