James S. Tsang’s practice focuses on US and regional tax planning, including tax, trust, estate and wealth planning for international private clients, as well as US inbound/outbound investments. His experience also includes international business with an emphasis on China. James has represented US companies in various types of joint-venture projects in China and has advised on structuring US investments in Hong Kong and China.
James provides US income and estate tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and family groups. His representations include handling personal tax and estate planning for trusts and holding companies, minimizing US estate and inheritance taxes, avoiding US probate proceedings and revising existing structures in accordance with US laws relating to offshore trusts. He is experienced in international and US estate planning to reduce estate, inheritance and other succession taxes worldwide, including the application of estate tax treaties, as well as the establishment and operation of international charitable foundations.
James has presented numerous speeches and training sessions to international trustee companies regarding the use of foreign trusts to minimize US income, estate and generation skipping taxes.