More Than a Captain

by: Tom Andrews, CPA This goes without saying but the term Yacht Captain is probably the most understated job title in the luxury yacht industry.  The profession is so much more involved than taking the vessel from one destination to another.  Many captains are hired...

Expiring ITIN’s

by: Tom Andrews, CPA More than 2 million ITIN’s (Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers ) are due to expire by the end of 2018.  The expiration of the ITIN’s was prompted by legislation passed in Congress during tax year 2015. The law states that ITIN’s that have...

2020 Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Update

By Tom Andrews, CPA The FEIE (foreign earned income exclusion) is more timely than ever for tax year 2020. The Covid 19 pandemic has extended the period of time that some crewmembers have spent outside of the United States as travel restrictions and quarantines are...

More Than a Captain

By Tom Andrews, CPA This goes without saying but the term Yacht Captain is probably the most understated job title in the luxury yacht industry.  The profession is so much more involved than taking the vessel from one destination to another.  Many captains are hired...

Tax Treaties and Crewmembers

By Tom Andrews, CPA Nonresident crewmember that have worked on a foreign flagged vessel have probably been asked to sign form 8233 “Exemption Form Withholding on Compensation for Personal Services of a Nonresident Alien”.   By properly executing  this form the...