- Credits: 3
- Format: Self-Study eBook
- Field of Study: Accounting
- Author/Speaker: Lanford Publishing
|Program Prerequisites:||General Understanding of Accounting|
|Published Date:||© June 2020|
This course helps CPAs advise their clients who are potential expatriate retirees to prioritize their choices for their lifestyle in an adopted country—what’s vital to have to enjoy life in Belize, how to maximize income and minimize taxes, what possessions to take, and how to get them there, activities that help overcome culture shock, and even how to repatriate to the United States.
This timely course assists retirees who plan to join the millions of Americans who live great life abroad.
- Who Becomes an Expatriate, and Why?
- Doing the Research and Planning
- Top Factors in Choosing the Best New Home
- Finances, Benefits, and Taxation
- Tradeoffs of U.S. and Foreign Tax Systems
After reading the course material, you will be able to:
- Describe how an expat’s experiences of a local differ from those of tourists;
- Compare environmental and cultural features of the districts of Belize;
- Begin to prioritize what features drive the choice of an adopted country;
- Note the types of tax planning involved in expatriating and subsequent tax reporting;
- Compare financial expenses and resources available in Belize versus the United States;
- Determine which types of property are preferable to bring to the adopted country or obtain after the move; and
- Be aware that success in repatriating requires financial and emotional preparation.
Who Should Attend:
- All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)