U.S. Expat Tax | Expatriate Tax |
Nonresident Alien Tax Service-
Over a Decade of Experience
Leaders in International
Assignment Services
Mastery of Technical Knowledge and
and Competence-
U.S. International Individual Taxation
Timely Communication-
Committing to Client Response within 24 Hours
Proactive, Responsive
and Adaptive Personal Service
Concise, Informative, Executive
Summary Style, Industry Recognized
Benchmark Authoritative Articles in U.S.
Expat or Expatriate and Foreign
National-Nonresident and/ or
Resident Alien Tax
The Office Of Associate Chief Counsel
(International)- IRS- Calls Articles-
“Excellent”, “Very Direct- A Rarity”
and “Down To Earth”
Articles Published in Thomson Reuters’
twice-monthly newsletter publication
“Practical International Tax Strategies”
and Checkpoint database
Principal Marc J. Strohl, CPA- Member
of Multiple NYSSCPA Committees-
Regularly Featured and Quoted- The
Trusted Professional & NYSSCPA.Com
Blog
Seamless Tax Coverage Worldwide
Through Our Affiliated Association of
International Tax Consultants (AITC)
Foreign Offices
Highly Successful and Respected at Tax
Representation before the IRS and
State Tax Bodies
Full Range of Networked Client Services/
White Glove Service- see Links Page

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Scope of Services

Protax is a leading professional services tax accounting and consulting firm specializing in the delivery of world class U.S. (United States) international individual tax accounting, consulting and compliance services to:

  • » Foreign Nationals-Nonresident and/ or Resident Aliens[Rollover to expand]
  • (Non U.S. citizens or non U.S. green card holders living and working here in the U.S.). Non Resident Alien Foreign Nationals that breach the Substantial Presence Test (SPT) become U.S. Resident Aliens taxable in the U.S. on their worldwide income, similar to U.S. citizens or green card holders. Different visas have different U.S. tax residency implications. These are highly complex filings that involve complex terminology and Internal Revenue Code sections not understood by the majority of CPA practionners, therefore only competent international tax CPA’s should attempt these filings. Please see article- Prefer An American Work Experience?
  • (Non U.S. citizens or non U.S. green card holders living and working here in the U.S.). Non Resident Alien Foreign Nationals that breach the Substantial Presence Test (SPT) become U.S. Resident Aliens taxable in the U.S. on their worldwide income, similar to U.S. citizens or green card holders. Different visas have different U.S. tax residency implications.
  • Dual Status filings in transition tax years, U.S. domestic residency elections and resulting state residency consequences increase the scope and complexity of these Foreign Nationals-Nonresident and/ or Resident Aliens filings.
  • Foreign National-Resident Alien ways out of U.S. tax residency include domestically the Closer Connection Exception available on Form 8840- Closer Connection Exception Statement- and U.S. federally negotiated income tax treaties and social security treaties or totalization agreements that override U.S. domestic tax legislation.
  • Foreign National-Nonresident and/ or Resident Aliens provisions are highly complex filings that involve complex terminology and Internal Revenue Code sections not understood by the majority of CPA practionners, therefore only competent international tax CPA’s should attempt these filings. Please see article- Prefer An American Work Experience?
  • » High-Net Worth Individual Tax
  • After the U.S. Expat or Expatriate U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident (green card holder)- repatriates back to the U.S. or upon the Foreign National-Nonresident and/ or Resident Alien client acquiring their green card or U.S. citizenship, they always stay with Protax services recognizing the value that Protax brings to the table. Protax represents that additional level of U.S. individual tax competence rarely practiced by other CPA’s. In addition locally based individuals generally seek out Protax’s services due to our stellar reputation internationally for excellence.

Protax also specializes in tax representations for U.S. Expats or Expatriates, Foreign Nationals- Nonresident and/ or Resident Alien and High-Net Worth individuals.

Top Ranked- Google & Yahoo

The Protax website is number one ranked by both Google and Yahoo where we also enjoy a special partnered relationship. Search all known U.S. Expat or U.S. Expatriate Tax or Foreign National- Nonresident and/ or Resident Alien Tax or U.S. Tax form 1040NR keywords organically or sponsored and our firm website pops up number one or at the very top of your search.

World Renown Industry Benchmark Articles [Rollover to expand]

Protax’s Principal Marc J. Strohl, CPA’s concise and informative executive summary tax articles regarding U.S. Expat or Expatriate and Foreign National-Nonresident and/ or Resident Alien tax are world renown and considered industry benchmark authoritative articles.

Often quoted and referred to by leading experts, Willard W. Yates, Esq. of the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International) of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) called Marc J. Strohl, CPA‘s article Choosing to Renounce US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residence (Green Card) Departures- Effective June 17, 2008 Forward“Excellent”, “Very direct- a rarity” and “Down to earth”.

Please visit our articles page for more details.

Regularly Featured, Quoted and Published [Rollover to expand]

Our Principal Marc J. Strohl, CPA is a sitting member on multiple committees of The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and is a regularly featured and a quoted contributor to their publications, including the bi-weekly newspaper The Trusted Professional and their NYSSCPA.com Online Blog.

Marc J. Strohl, CPA recently received honrorable mention and was quoted in the June 15- 16, 2013 edition of The Wall Street Journal article “Offshore Bank Account Reporting Deadline Nears“- by Laura Saunders.Marc J. Strohl, CPA is often sought out and featured internationally in industry publications, including the critically acclaimed Thomson Reuters’ twice-monthly newsletter publication Practical International Tax Strategies that examines cross border tax developments for an audience of in-house tax counsel, tax directors and CFOs of Fortune 1000 companies. He is also featured on Thomson Reuters’ Checkpoint database- the leading electronic database for tax, accounting and legal professionals. On January 31, 2011, his article “Are You a U.S. Person Thinking of Accepting a Foreign Assignment? Some U.S. Tax Matters You Should Know Before You Accept” and on December 15, 2011 his article “Temporary Assignments in the U.S.—Tricks and Traps. A Taxing Experience” were featured.Please visit our Featured, Quoted and Published page for more details.

Speaking Engagements

Marc J. Strohl, CPA is a frequent external speaker on U.S. international individual taxation matters and is guest faculty giving CPE and CLE to attorneys and CPA’s. He is featured as a guest speaker and lecturer at NYSSCPA International Tax Committee engagements, including their annual FAE- International Taxation Conference. He is also featured faculty at Lawline.com, the leading accountants and attorneys provider of online Continuing Professional (CPE) and Legal (CLE) Education courses.

Please visit our Events and Speaking Engagements page for more details.

Location of Services

Protax is headquartered in midtown Manhattan, New York and operates on a global platform with client presence worldwide. We provide seamless tax coverage worldwide through our affiliated Association of International Tax Consultants (AITC) foreign offices.

Approach and Networked Client Services

At Protax, we believe in the traditional and hard working approach to professional client service. We network with firms to provide client services in general litigation, immigration, criminal, matrimonial and real-estate closing legal services, mortgage facilities, thorough expatriate web site resources, individual and institutionalized investment and banking services, medical health plan consulting, qualified retirement plans / education plans / and insurance services, complete third party payroll services, and web site development and maintenance. Please visit our links page for more details.

Please contact us for a free consultation and for further details.