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E-commerce and Mobile Commerce International Tax Planning for the Small Business

E-commerce and Mobile Commerce International Tax Planning  exists because our international tax laws were written by a man born in the 1860’s.  This is not a typo.  He grew up in the world of Pony Express and steamship commerce.

In the 1930’s he became the Chairman of the Congressional Tax Committee.  His view of commerce was the late 1800’s.  Congress has never changed our international tax laws.

These tax laws work just fine in the industrial age but  now these ancients laws create legitimate loopholes for e-commerce and cloud based businesses.

E-commerce and Mobile Commerce International Tax Planning for the Internet of Things.

We are in the age of “internet of things,” 

The  industrial age tax laws provide many unique tax savings for the e-commerce business, the contract manufacturing business, and the internet marketing business.

My easy to read book, International Taxation in America for the Entrepreneur, provides the tried and true blueprint for saving taxes for today’s E-commerce businesses.  I have the first three  chapters on this link.

The first three chapters are easy to read but are hard to believe.  I mean, is it really possible that Congress has done nothing about international tax laws since the Great Depression in the 1930s?

And there is more unbelievable events.  The designer of the tax law was born just after the Civil War.  His father served in the Confederate Army.   His parents named him after Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

And there is more.   The writer of our international tax law had only a high school education.  To him, text messaging was the telegraph.

So, get the first 25 pages, for free, of my popular book on international tax planning with an emphasis on e-commerce and cloud based products on this link.

Or buy the book at Amazon for $9.50, on this link.   By the way, Amazon has a seven day return policy.  So, if you don’t like the book, just send it back (which is easy to do as a Kindle book0

Now, if you want to take your international tax planning to the next lever, then contact me, Brian Dooley, CPA, MBT  at [email protected]

This link has another blog in saving taxes in the e-Commerce and virtual computer world.


E-commerce Internet Cloud Business Tax Planning and Strategy

Using last Century's infrastructure is fatal to you business. Using last Century's tax strategy is also fatal to your business.

Using last Century’s infrastructure is fatal to you business. Using last Century’s tax strategy is also fatal to your business.

Last Century’s tax concepts are not a viable  E-commerce Internet Cloud Business Tax Planning and Strategy.

I was traveling last summer and British Air demonstrates announced that its worldwide computers are down, again.

My question to you is: “Is your e-commerce and internet business tax planning like BA’s  XP style computer?”

Here is the problem with small business tax planning.  Your CPA is using the same tax plan as when your computer used Window’s XP.  You have updated your infrastructure for your business but not your tax plan.  Business in 2016 is nothing like in 1998.

Congress reported that U.S. business that legitimately plan their taxes have a 14% tax rate.  And there is more.  Half of those business paid legally paid no tax.
My question to you: “Are you paying more than your fair share in taxes?”

Here are four indicators that your CPA is stuck in the 1900’s XP tax planning:

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International Tax Strategies for Internet Marketing and E-commerce

Hard for me to believe that I gave this lecture to the CPA Society five years ago. So, much has changed except for the tax law.

Tax planning for internet marketers, e-commerce small business and app applications continues to be popular.  Thousands of small business are saving taxes by using the strategies in this free video.

Some legitimately avoid state income taxes.  Other avoid both state and U.S. income taxes.

Here is what’s happened. In the 1930’s the U.S. teamed up with the world to create international tax laws. These ancient tax laws are the backbone of every country’s tax treaty and tax law. They are not changing anytime soon.  These tax laws are fine for the industrial age.  On the other hand, internet based business are immune from these laws.

For example. Did you know that placing your computer server in a foreign country can convert your U.S. income to foreign income?

If you have forty minutes, please spend it with me and my video. I speak in plain English without much tax jargon.

How To Travel and Live the Good Life with Tax Free Income

international tax, expatriate, offshore tax planning,

Saving taxes by working and enjoying the Bahamas.

House Hunters International is a TV program showing the 21st Century working world. Those who can live off of a laptop can travel and just not pay tax.  

Do  you have an e-commerce business,  engage in internet marketing, work as a consultant or a web designer or work as a day trader?

Living in Costa Rica, Bahamas or Europe while working remotely in the United States is possible and the tax savings are amazing!   First, no income tax on the first $100,000 you earn ($200,000 if you and your spouse work).

Next, a $30,000 deduction ($60,000 if you and your spouse) to help pay for the cost of the housing.
Third, you cost to move is deductible.
Fourth, the IRS reimburses any foreign income tax you pay.

Sounds like fun?  Well, this blog well tells you all you need to know.

Let’s start with the basics.  The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Requirements

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