Lowtax Network

Back To Top

U.S. Tax Guide

Domestic Corporate Taxation

Federal and state regimes for corporate taxation plus information on tax incentives, tax filing, fringe benefits and tax shelters. The site explores tax-efficient corporate structures and includes analysis of the best states in which to set up a company.

View Domestic Corporate Taxation

International Corporate Taxation

The taxation of U.S. companies doing business internationally, and foreign companies doing business in the U.S.. The use of tax treaties, and a comprehensive study of U.S. rules for transfer pricing. A study of how the Foreign Sales Corporation export tax breaks turned into a bonanza for repatriating foreign profits.

View International Corporate Taxation

Sales Tax

A description of the sales and use tax regime in the U.S.A, the basis of taxation of sales made over the Internet and the Streamlined Sales Tax Program.

View Sales Tax

Individual Taxation

The basis and rates of federal taxation of individuals, including estate tax, and information about how to file. There is a comprehensive review of recent developments in the world of tax shelters, and a guide to tax-efficient retirement and pension schemes.

View Individual Taxation Information

Investment Taxation

An overview of the taxation of investment by individuals, at home and overseas, including tax on dividends and capital gains. Some special investment regimes are described including film finance, forest finance, venture capital and offshore investment.

View Investment Taxation

Expatriate Taxation

U.S. citizens abroad, and foreigners (aliens) working in the U.S. have different taxation problems; this site analyses both and gives tax filing information. There is also guidance for U.S. citizens and companies on the need to withhold tax from various types of payments made to aliens.

View Expatriate Taxation

Delaware Tax Guide

More than half of the Fortune 500 companies are incorporated in Delaware as a result of its favorable tax regimes.

View our Delaware section

U.S. Tax Treaty Developments

Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - United States
28 March, 2018
Liechtenstein and the United States are newly engaged in negotiations towards a DTA.
Treaty Update: United States - Armenia
20 February, 2018
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on February 6, 2018, agreed to pursue DTA negotiations with Armenia.
Treaty Update: Taiwan - United States
11 January, 2018
Taiwanese Premier Lai Ching-Te has directed the Ministry of Finance to work towards a Taiwan-US tax treaty.
Treaty Update: Vietnam - United States
07 March, 2017
According to recent media reports, Vietnam will soon ratify its new DTA with the United States.
Treaty Update: United States - Argentina
12 October, 2016
Speaking on September 26, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew disclosed that the US and Argentina are to negotiate a comprehensive double taxation agreement.