Tax Issues of Foreign Professionals Entering the U.S. Workforce
Learning objectives

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Identify the current statistics and historical trends of foreign professionals working in the United States
  • Recognize how to determine the nonresident or resident alien status of foreign professionals working in the United States
  • Recognize what filing statuses, exemptions, deductions, and credits are available to both resident and nonresident aliens
  • Identify payroll tax issues associated with foreign professionals entering the U.S. workforce
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Instructor bio

Heather is a CPA in the states of Tennessee and Georgia with 17 years of experience in corporate income tax. She began her career with PwC in Atlanta, where she practiced income tax accounting and compliance for clients in a variety of industries and served as an instructor for national ASC 740 associate series training. Heather has served as the tax director for public companies, including Regal Entertainment Group and, most recently, Scripps Networks Interactive. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree of accountancy from the University of Tennessee.

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