Alison Dougherty

Director
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Alison Dougherty provides tax services as a Director at Aronson. She specializes in international tax reporting, compliance, consulting, planning, and structuring as a subject matter leader of Aronson’s international tax practice.

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, 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

  • Master of Laws (LLM)

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: Bachelors of Arts in Foreign Language
Blog

New Form 5472 Filing Requirement for U.S. Disregarded Entities Owned by a Foreign Person

On December 13, 2016, the IRS issued new regulations (T.D. 9796) that requires U.S. disregarded... more
April 19, 2018
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New Controlled Foreign Corporation Constructive Ownership Rule

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted in December 2017 changed a constructive ownership rule that... more
April 13, 2018