Feb 17, 2021 – GABA presents: Living a Double Life in Germany and the US

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Living in the U.S., planning to relocate to Germany or vice versa? Dual Citizen with ties to both countries and wanting to optimize your cross-border planning?

The GABA “Living a Double Life” event series will cover cross border business topics such as Tax Residency, Immigration, Income/Estate/Gift (Tax) Planning, Asset Ownership and Investing, Retirement and Public Entitlements (e.g. Renten- & Sozialversicherung – Social Security), Life & Health Insurance etc.

U.S. Residency/Business for German/EU Citizens – Inbound Session

(includes German U.S. Residents relocating back to Germany)

Asset Ownership, Income, Estate-, Gift Taxes-Implications, Planning & Procedures

Content will include:

  • Tax residence under US and German rules, including income tax and estate/inheritance/gift tax
  • Structure and effects of the U.S//German Tax Treaties
  • Special rules for individuals moving from Germany to the U.S.
  • U.S. taxation of non-resident taxpayers
  • US taxpayers with German employment income and effects of the Income Tax Treaty, pension plans and stock options, as well as Social Security issues
  • Cross-border estate planning, including U.S. wills for German assets, German treatment of trusts, use of LLC’s and German probate procedures


Alan Winston Granwell

of Counsel

Holland & Knight LLP

Gerd Kostzrewa


Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek


Jim Jiao

Director, Regional Chair


Supported by

“Living a Double Life” is a series of cross-border seminars organized by GABA Southern California for U.S. and German citizens/residents living in one country with business and/or personal interests in the other. If you are interested in sponsoring events in the “Living a Dual Life” series, please contact: j.jiao@gaba-network.org


FREE for Members, $10 Non-Members


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