September 11, 2010

This chapter, written in 2010 for the Washington State Department of Commerce and the Washington State Bar Association’s Doing Business in Washington State – A Guide for Foreign Business and Investment, summarizes some of the key tax considerations for a foreign national’s move to the United States.

A resident alien, as determined by meeting one of the tests mentioned below, is taxed much the same as a U.S. citizen. As with a U.S. citizen, a resident alien is subject to worldwide taxation on items of gross income. Click here to read the entire article.