Alison Dougherty

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Alison Dougherty, CPA, is a Partner in Aronson’s Tax Services Group. She specializes in international tax reporting, compliance, consulting, planning, and structuring as a subject matter leader of Aronson’s international tax practice. Alison has earned the U.S. International Tax Certificate from the AICPA, completing 12 international tax courses and expanding her knowledge of the complex issues of international taxation to provide the best solutions for clients.

Alison has extensive experience assisting clients with U.S. tax reporting and compliance for offshore assets and foreign accounts. She provides outbound U.S. international tax guidance to U.S. individuals and businesses with activities in other countries. Additionally, she provides inbound U.S. international tax guidance to nonresident individuals and businesses with activities in the United States.

Alison has worked extensively in the area of U.S. international tax reporting and compliance with the preparation of the U.S. Federal Forms 5471, 8992, 8993, 926, 8865, 8858, 5472, 1042, 1042-S, 8621, 8804, 8805, 8813, 8288, 8288-A, 8288-B, 1116, 1118, 1120-F, 1040-NR, 3520, 3520-A, 2555, 5713, 8832, 8833, 8840, 8843, 8854, 8938, and FBAR. She has counseled U.S. taxpayers regarding the outbound formation, capitalization, acquisition, operation, reorganization, and liquidation of foreign companies.

Alison has significant experience with U.S. Federal nonresident tax withholding, foreign partner tax withholding, and FIRPTA withholding and works closely with nonresident individuals and businesses regarding inbound U.S. real property investment. She often assists U.S. taxpayers with IRS amnesty program disclosures of offshore assets and foreign accounts.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Master of Laws (LLM)
  • Juris Doctor (JD)
  • AICPA U.S. International Tax Certificate

Education

  • Georgetown University: Master of Laws in Securities and Financial Regulation
  • University of Denver: Master of Laws in Taxation
  • University of Denver College of Law: Juris Doctor
  • Virginia Commonwealth University: Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Language
Blog

IRS 2021 Schedule K-2 and K-3 Reporting Update

The new Schedules K-2 and K-3 are required with partnership and S corporation tax returns for tax... more
February 21, 2022
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2021 U.S. International Tax Reporting Transformation for Pass-Through Entity Tax Returns

The new Schedules K-2 and K-3 bring sweeping changes to the U.S. international tax reporting... more
February 15, 2022