This class is designed for accountants who have little experience in the area of international tax. Our instructor, Chaya Siegfried, will give a high-level overview identifying the most common issues and the impact these issues will have on the taxpayer’s taxable income and tax return filings.
Chaya is the Lead of Withum’s International Business Tax with more than ten years of professional experience, including public accounting and private industry. She has expertise in advising U.S. and foreign multinational companies on their international operations’ tax implications and coordinating U.S. tax laws with foreign tax laws to develop an optimal worldwide tax strategy.
Chaya is fluent in the rules and regulations regarding controlled foreign corporations, PFICs, withholding taxes, income tax treaty analysis, check-the-box planning, FIRPTA, and foreign informational reporting forms. She is responsible for a variety of assignments with domestic and international companies, including tax due diligence, tax compliance, tax provision, and uncertain tax positions; global tax minimization planning; subpart F analysis and computation; foreign tax credit studies; earnings and profit studies; acquisitions and dispositions of operating units; and other related matters.
She formerly worked for PwC and global hedge fund Caxton Associates.
Chaya is a licensed CPA in the State of New York. She received her MST degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York.