Alison Dougherty

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Alison Dougherty is a director 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 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)
  • Juris Doctor (JD)

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
Upcoming Speaking Engagement

Alison Dougherty to Host a Series of Strafford Webinars This Fall

Alison Dougherty, a director in Aronson's Tax Services Group, will host a series of Strafford... more
Blog

U.S. Expatriate Citizens by Birth and Their U.S. Tax Reporting Obligations

The following situation is quite common. A U.S. expatriate individual is a U.S. citizen by birth... more
July 31, 2019