Landing Safely in Area 51 - Counseling Aliens About U S Taxes

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Santa Ana Country Club / 20382 Newport Boulevard / Santa Ana 92707
Speaker: Michael J.A. Karlin, Esq.

Registration: 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. / Dinner and Speaker Presentation: 6:15 to 8:00 p.m.


This program looks at the tax issues confronting an alien moving to the United States, including:

  • What's at stake in becoming a resident
  • Residence and domicile
  • Pre-immigration planning
  • Post-residence issues
  • Departure and pre-departure planning




Speaker: Michael J.A. Karlin, Esq.
Karlin & Peebles, LLP


Michael has particular experience in structuring international businesses and finance transactions, advising on cross-border taxation, tax treaties,withholding taxes, moving to and from the United States and planning international trusts and estates.

He began his career as a solicitor at DJ Freeman (now known as Kendall Freeman) in London. He became a member of the California Bar in 1980 and was a partner for many years at a leading U.S. firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, resident in the Los Angeles office. He also spent three years as an international tax partner of KPMG LLP.

Note: This program qualifies for 1-hour of Attorney, CFP, CPA, Insurance, Professional Fiduciary and Trust Officer continuing education credit.  This program is pending continuing education approval with the CFP Board of Standards and the CA Deparment of Insurance.

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