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.