Frank Elliot Kahn

Attorney Kahn was born in New York City. He graduated from the College of Columbia University in 1968 with the degree of Bachelor of the Arts. In 1972, he was awarded the degree of Juris Doctor with honors from The National Law Center of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

In 1973, while employed by an agency of the U.S. Federal Government, Attorney Kahn was admitted to The District of Columbia Bar. For over 35 years, he has remained a member in good standing thereof.

Following his Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Attorney Kahn emigrated to Israel. After serving in the Israel Defense Forces, he was admitted to the Bar of the State of Israel on February 28, 1979.

For the past 35 years, Attorney Kahn has been exclusively engaged in private practice. His areas of expertise are (1) multinational estate planning and wealth preservation, (2) resolution of United States Federal Estate Tax and Income Tax issues and (3) Israeli family law

Attorney Kahn has been and remains actively involved in the court room. He has successfully represented his clients at every level of the Israeli Judiciary including the Supreme Court.

Attorney Kahn has served as a committee member for the Israel Bar and has been active in the American Bar Association. In recognition of his exceptional knowledge and professional achievement, he has been granted full membership in The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

For further information, see his website: http://www.attorneykahn.co.il or his listing in ESRA’s Classified Directory.

Three additional advantages of a living trust as opposed to a final will and testament are discussed in detail by an attorney.

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advantages of the living trust
Category: Business/Law
Issue No. 143
 

It is strongly advised that a valid property agreement be written and signed by couples before investments are made together to prevent problems if the partnership dissolves at a later date.

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The law of property relations between couples
Category: Business/Law
Issue No. 145
 

More advice from attorney Frank Kahn about property rights related to a divorce. An amendment to the law was due that would revolutionize the financial rights between couples going through a divorce.

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THE LAW OF PROPERTY RELATIONS BETWEEN COUPLES (PART II)
Category: Business/Law
Issue No. 148
 

Frank Kahn has practiced law in Israel and the Unites States for many years,. Here he explains the latest laws of the Israeli Tax Authority to encourage new immigrants, and Israelis living overseas to return to Israel.

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TAX CONSIDERATIONS FOR POTENTIAL NEW IMMIGRANTS AND RETURNING ISRAELI RESIDENTS
Category: Business/Law
Issue No. 151
 

Whatever happened to Swiss Bank secrecy? Gone! Frank Elliot Kahn reveals the startling story of the Death of Bank Secrecy, which came about when Credit Suisse was threatened by the United States Government with the loss of its banking license if it failed to reveal US clients to the Internal Revenue Service.

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THE DEATH OF BANK SECRECY
Category: Business/Law
Issue No. 164
 

Attorney Frank Elliot Kahn explains what a living will is, and how it should be officially documented. He also explains the many advantages of having a living will, and under what circumstances it should be implemented.

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THE LIVING WILL
Category: Business/Law
Issue No. 167
 

Attorney Frank Khan presents an overall view of changes in estate duties around the world and suggests that pre planning could save a great deal of inheritance tax having to be paid.

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ESTATE PLANNING & INHERITANCE TAXES
Category: Business/Law
Issue No. 156
 

In 2010, the U.S. Congress legislated the Foreign Account Tax Compliant Act (FATCA), scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2014. This article explains the complexities of this law, which reports bank accounts held by American citizens outside the U.S. to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

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Issue No. 170
 
 
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