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Dear Client/Colleague;

Dear Client/Colleague;

The purpose of this edition of the FISKEN FISCAL FACTS E-Mail is to let you know that I will be conducting a Seminar on Taxation of Overseas Americans for the Association of PVO Financial Managers (APVOFM).

This will be the ninth consecutive year that this Seminar has been sponsored by APVOFM. There will be 2 new presenters this year. Lisa Mondori, Esquire of World Vision will treat "Host Country Taxation of American Staff working overseas". Marty Levine, CPA of LBF Tax International will treat "Taxation of Foreign Nationals associated with PVOs in the USA".

The Seminar will continue its core presentations of:

  • Taxation of Overseas Americans-issues, forms, and update: conducted by Bernie Fisken of Fisken & Company, International Taxation & Financial Management Consultants.
  • IRS Perspective on Taxation of Americans living abroad: conducted by Ley Mills of the IRS.
  • What does and does not go on the Form W2: conducted by Kate Fisken of Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs.

This Seminar has recently been posted to the APVOFM Website of:

The APVOFM Website posting includes not only the Seminar Announcement, but a Seminar REGISTRATION FORM as well.

The Seminar is particularly geared for Accounting and Human Resources Staff of organizations that have Americans posted overseas. Persons who have benefited from this Seminar in the past include CFO's, Controllers, Payroll Specialists, and HR personnel.

Areas to be covered include:

  • Treatment of allowances, such as Housing and Education
  • Treatment of Moving expenses
  • Treatment of American consultants living overseas
  • Adequate Accounting for employee expense reimbursements
  • Qualifying for the Overseas Earned Income Exclusion under the 2 tests
  • Organization's role in providing tax assistance to American staff overseas
  • Dealing with state income tax issues for American staff posted overseas

Participants will receive a highly acclaimed Handbook containing tax forms,tax instructions, and considerable reference materials.

This one day Seminar will be conducted on Friday 1 December 2005 at the International Red Cross Building located at 2025 E Street, NW Washington DC (between 20th & 21st Streets). The closest Metro Stops to the Red Cross Building are Farragut West and Foggy Bottom.

The Seminar qualifies for 7 units of CPE.

For further details on this Seminar, you can contact me or Alison Smith, Executive Director of APVOFM. My communication coordinates at Fisken & Company appear in the signatory section below. Alison Smith's communication coordinates are:

Phone: (203) 226-3650

For any Workshop content questions, please contact me directly at:
Phone: (301) 907-3173

I do hope that you or your colleagues can attend

Bernie Fisken

Bernard J. Fisken, President
Fisken & Company, Taxation and Financial Management Consultants
7437 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-907-3173 Tel
301-907-6772 Fax

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