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Langer on Practical International Tax Planning (Fourth Edition)

 
Author(s): Denis A. Kleinfeld, Edward J. Smith
Practice Area: Tax
Published: Dec 2000
Supplement Date: Oct 2017
ISBN: 9780872241282
PLI Item #: 624

Langer on Practical International Tax Planning provides current knowledge and expert advice attorneys need to help clients capitalize on ripe tax havens and financial centers.

Stocked with case studies that illustrate sound planning approaches, this book enables you to:

  • select the right territories for each client,
  • deploy the right instruments within each territory to eliminate, reduce, or defer taxes,
  • avoid planning missteps that trigger tax problems,
  • use local contacts to open doors to tax havens, and
  • respond effectively to changing tax planning situations in specific havens and financial centers.
Regularly updated, Langer on Practical International Tax Planning gives you the latest word on the legal, tax, business, financial, social, political, technological, geographical, and regional factors to consider when developing and implementing customized planning strategies for clients. It is an invaluable tool for tax and estate planners, tax attorneys, accountants, and sophisticated investors.
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Denis A. Kleinfeld is a principal of The Kleinfeld Law Firm, a Miami-based law firm. Mr. Kleinfeld’s primary practice focus is on sophisticated national and international income, estate, and wealth protection planning for individuals and privately held companies. He lectures nationally and internationally and has authored numerous articles on individual and corporate wealth protection, wealth management, and related income and estate planning topics. Mr. Kleinfeld is a contributing editor and columnist to Offshore Investment Magazine (England), a lecturer at its annual Postgraduate Seminar held at Jesus College, Oxford University, and program chair for its annual Caribbean Conference. He is on the Editorial Board of Estate Planning Magazine published by Warren, Gorham & Lamont, and he is also on editorial boards of Offshore Finance, U.S.A.; Asset Protection Journal; and Journal of Asset Protection. His monograph “Offshore Trusts” was published in Trust Administration in Florida by the Florida Bar Association. He is the program chair for the annual Florida Bar Association Tax Section Seminar on Wealth Protection Planning. Mr. Kleinfeld graduated from the University of Illinois (B.S. in accountancy) in 1967 and was registered as a certified public accountant. Mr. Kleinfeld received his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law in 1970. Prior to entering private practice, he served for four years as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service in the Estate and Gift Tax Division. He entered into private legal practice in 1975, establishing the law firm of Kleinfeld & Associates. Mr. Kleinfeld is a member of the Florida and Illinois Bar Associations and serves on several Bar committees. He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Association of Attorneys–CPAs, the International Taxplanners Association, the International Tax Group, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Greater Miami Estate Planning Council, the International Fiscal Association, the Asset Protection Committee (Real Property and Probate Section) of the American Bar Association, and the National Association of Charitable Counselors. Mr. Kleinfeld is listed in Who’s Who in American Law.


Edward J. Smith has a J.D. from Duke University, an LLM in taxation from De Paul University, and an M.A. in legal anthropology from the University of North Carolina. He has served as an articles editor for The Tax Lawyer, published by the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, and is a member of the North Carolina State Bar.