Creating a Legal Structure for your Investment in Miami

Benefit from the best tax optimization, asset protection, privacy, and estate planning. The tax system favors rental investments in the United States. There are numerous fiscal benefits available to foreign investors who buy real estate for rental and investment purposes. As experienced luxury real estate experts, we make sure that our clients benefit from this specific asset, so they can invest in Miami in the best way possible, with the help of tailor-made services.

What are the Benefits of Creating a Legal Structure for your investment in Miami?

When buying a real estate property in Miami, you have the option to set up a legal structure, which may turn out very beneficial. The main goal is to take advantage of the best tax optimization for your overall project and avoid any additional cost when you resell. You are also able to avoid the estate tax in case of death (40%). In addition, having such structure offers a lot of privacy, and asset protection. With our legal partner, the Harper Meyer law firm, we will determine which option is best suited to you, depending on your situation, interests, and goals. We will follow you every step of the way during the entire process, while ensuring fiscal transparency and confidentiality at all times.

From Acquisition to Rental Management

Seeking the perfect real estate property is not a small task. It requires to be handled thoroughly. For this specific reason, we offer a full range of tailor-made services for your real estate investment project as well as for any kind of legal matter. Having a legal structure also offers benefits and protection when it comes to property rentals. The US company in place within your structure will own your real estate property.

Transparent Taxation and Banking Facilities

Thanks to an appropriate legal structure in place, you will be able to benefit from the best tax optimization. Your accountant will file your taxes with the US Internal Revenue Service every year.

From a fiscal point of view, your structure is generally transparent since taxes are paid to the US tax system based on the prorated level of participation in the structure and its proceedings.

Indeed, creating an LLC allows one not to pay the 10% FIRPTA withholding taxes—based on sales prices—in the event of an asset transfer. A structure helps to avoid such difficulties while offering a framework to acquire real estate. 

It is also important to mention that, through such legal structure, the owner is not held personally liable in the case of company debts. For more information on tax requirements between France and the United States, go to our dedicated page.

Our Trustworthy Partnerships

As genuine and highly experienced professionals in real estate, we have established a strong and reliable partnership in the banking field. Over the years, we have been working closely with Chase/JP Morgan, a private American bank, to offer an exclusive service to our investors, with the possibility to open a bank account in a few hours. However, do take note that your physical presence is required to open a personal bank account, a step through which one of our consultants will guide you.

Should you need to open a bank account abroad or outside of the United States, do not hesitate to contact us.

On top of our partnership with Chase, know that we also collaborate with one of the best international immigration law firms in Miami, the Berenbaum Law Firm.