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$150 = Your Family’s Immigration Plan Defined

In response to the COVID-19 situation and the inability for Attorney Jose Latour to make his monthly trips to Vietnam, LatourLaw is launching a new, low-cost video consultation services for Vietnamese clients looking for answers to their global immigration and tax questions. For $150 paid online (or in person at our HCMC office), you get a private 45 minute video consultation with “BEST LAWYERS”/AV-Preeminent Rated Attorney Jose E. Latour and one of LatourLaw’s team experts to translate for you.

LatourLaw has been using the Zoom platform for awhile now as a matter of convenience; these days, the ability to have multiple parties sharing a screen from the privacy of their home is invaluable. Whether you are just beginning to explore your family’s future immigration options or you are already waiting for your EB-5 or third country passport via another provider, give yourself access to Jose’s 30+ years of expertise in advising high net worth clients on family migration planning and global tax considerations.

Perhaps you just want to confirm that you have already chosen the right path; maybe you are just starting to explore your family’s migration options with the guidance LatourLaw’s team of experts. In either case, 45 minutes with Jose will give you the straight and accurate answers you need to make the right decisions!

Call or email us today to schedule your private video meeting with Jose!

[One last thing: the $150 consultation fee shall be credited in FULL for any clients who subsequently hire LatourLaw to handle their family’s immigration solution.]

EB-5 Regional Program Extended Until 11-21-19

Yesterday, Congress passed and the President signed a  Continuing Resolution (a temporary extension of funding) extending the EB-5 Regional Center Program through November 21, the day when new EB-5 reforms kick in.   On November 21, AVS EB-5 will be one among a handful of Regional Centers offering bona fide TEA/Rural area projects at the new $900,000 TEA level investment amount.   The other 90+% of EB-5 projects on the market will now require a minimum investment of $1.8M.

AVS – $500K Direct EB-5 Slots

With only 3 months to go before the price of EB-5 jumps from $500K TEA/$1M non-TEA to $900K TEA/$1.8M non-TEA, AVS EB5 is getting many inquiries from last-minute investors wanting to beat the clock.  As I explain below, we DO have a few DIRECT EB-5 slots remaining at the $500K level, but we are deferring the launch of our next Regional Center project offering until AFTER the price change.  Sounds crazy, right?  It isn’t.  Here’s the problem: Regional Center projects rely on complex econometric modeling to count jobs.  Let’s say a Regional Center project is raising $20M in EB-5 capital and is halfway there by November.  That means the first half of the investors in the EB-5 limited partnership will be $500K investors, but if the project is among the 95% of current projects on the market with false TEA status, that means the OTHER half of the investors will

Part 5: Pre-Immigration Planning via LatourLaw’s Family Office Services

Pre-Immigration Tax Planning – An Essential Few Execute Properly [IMPORTANT NOTE: The subject of global taxation is immensely complex and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.  The scope of this article is broad and does not constitute legal advice.  Any individual concerned about global tax implications needs to discuss the subject in detail with qualified tax advisors in both their home country and in the foreign countries in which they are investing and/or considering as a future immigration destination.] This is the final posting for LatourLaw’s Five Part series on Pre-Immigration tax planning.

Part 4: Why We Like New Zealand Offshore Trusts

Pre-Immigration Tax Planning Via Offshore Trusts [IMPORTANT NOTE: The subject of global taxation is immensely complex and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.  The scope of this article is broad and does not constitute legal advice.  Any individual concerned about global tax implications needs to discuss the subject in detail with qualified tax advisors in both their home country and in the foreign countries in which they are investing and/or considering as a future immigration destination.] In the early 1990s, when LatourLaw began working with high net worth clients planning for U.S.