Retirement Planning for Expatriates to Panama

  • Credits: 3
  • Format: Self-Study eBook
  • Field of Study: Accounting
  • Author/Speaker: Landford Publishing
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Advanced Preparation: None
Experience Level: Overview
Program Prerequisites: General Understanding Accounting
Course ID: LP-322
Published Date: © June 2020
COURSE DESCRIPTION

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 Panama, 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 a great life abroad.

Topics include:
  • 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

Learning Objectives:

After reading the course material, you will be able to:

  • Describe how an expat’s experiences of a locale differ from those of tourists.
  • Compare the environment and cultural features of Panamanian provinces.
  • Begin to prioritize what features drive the choice of an adopted country.
  • Note the types of tax planning involved in expatriating the subsequent tax reporting.
  • Compare financial expenses and resources available in Panama versus the United States.
  • Determine which types of property and preferable to bring to the adopted country or obtain after the move.
  • Be aware that success in repatriating requires financial and emotional preparation.

Who Should Attend:
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)

Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorship’s:
NASBA