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Impact of Estate Tax Reform on Multinational Families

  Tax reform bills are currently making their way through the House of Representatives and Senate that could result in the most comprehensive tax reform in decades. Instead of immediately repealing the estate and generation skipping transfer taxes, the House bill would phase them out over the next six years. This would start by doubling the current, inflation-adjusted $5 million […]

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IRS Announces Relief for Victims of Hurricane Irma

WASHINGTON –– Hurricane Irma victims in parts of Florida and elsewhere have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Today’s relief parallels that granted last month to victims of Hurricane Harvey. This includes an additional filing extension for taxpayers with valid extensions that run […]

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Desayuno con CABA: Tax & Estate Planning for Wealthy Foreigners

  Join Eduardo Arista at Desayuno con CABA (Cuban American Bar Association) and learn how to navigate through complex tax and trust law in order to help your wealthy, foreign clients plan ahead and determine what can and should be done to maximize legal advantage and minimize tax prior to establishing tax residency and/or transferring wealth to a family member […]

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Miami Marlins Pro Bono Event Sponsored by Arista Law & Tax

Arista Law & Tax is proud to announce our Diamond Sponsorship of the Cuban-American Bar Association (“CABA”) Second Annual Night with the Miami Marlins. This event was created in support of the CABA Pro Bono Project whose mission is to provide legal assistance to indigent Spanish-speaking people who otherwise would not have access to lawyers and the courts. Click here for more information.  

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Arista Law & Tax Attorneys Present at Advanced Level Estate Planning Seminar in Miami

Eduardo R. Arista, Principal of Arista Law & Tax and Andrew Fusco, associate at Arista Law & Tax, recently participated as speakers in the seminar hosted by the National Business Institute titled Estate Panning from A-Z, in Miami, FL. The National Business Institute provides this highly effective yearly seminar to enhance the knowledge and skills professionals need to draft tailored testamentary […]

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Arista Law & Tax Hosts Fundraiser to Reelect Judge Monica Gordo

In June, Arista Law & Tax hosted a fundraiser in support of Monica Gordo, judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, Criminal Division, judicial candidate. Judge Gordo’s term expires on January 2, 2017, but she will seek re-election in 2016. The fundraiser was well-attended by friends and family in support of Judge Gordo, and Arista Law & Tax is in […]

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How to get an EB-5 visa without exposing yourself to unnecessary taxation

The EB-5 investor visa program provides a method of obtaining lawful permanent residency (i.e. a “green card“) for foreign nationals who invest in the United States.  To qualify, individuals must invest at least $500,000 and create at least 10 jobs for U.S. workers.  The program is designed to stimulate economic activity and job growth, while allowing eligible foreigners the opportunity […]

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New LLC Law Takes Effect

Part 1: Elimination of Managing Members   The Florida Limited Liability Company Act was repealed and replaced with an entirely new law that applies to all Florida LLCs effective January 1, 2015.  Much of the old LLC statute (Chapter 608) was restated in the new LLC statute (Chapter 605) with some important differences.  Now that the Division of Corporations is […]

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Family Business Succession Planning presentation by Ed Arista for the Skylake Synagogue in Aventura.

Ed Arista recently presented on Family Business Succession Planning as part of the Financial Success Series at the Skylake Synagogue in Aventura.  Advanced planning using effective legal structures is one of the most important ways to increase the chances that a family business will survive the transition from one generation to the next.

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