The conference covered the Colombian tax reform of 2016 and certain United States tax matters applicable to Colombian clients affected by the local reform. Her presentation included the essential elements of U.S. income, estate and gift taxation, and alternative investment structures in the United States such as trusts, corporations, and single-member and multi-member limited liability companies.
The panel of presenters included Saul Garzón, RSM Colombia; Natalia Velez, RSM USA; Jose Luis Salgado, RSM Colombia; Sergio Viveros, Corporate & Tax Planning; and Dianne Santamaria, SunTrust Bank.
About Maria del Pilar Rubio
Maria del Pilar Rubio is an attorney in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Tax and International Law Practice Group.
Pilar’s practice includes pre-immigration tax planning, tax impact of alternative structures for U.S. and foreign persons and corporate reorganizations. She counsels clients on all aspects of entering into, and complying with, the IRS’ Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures. Pilar also has experience drafting gift and estate tax planning documents including trusts, wills and ancillary documents.