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Aya Takriti, EA

Tax Manager | Middle East Specialist

IRS qualified Enrolled Agent (EA)  
Degree in International Accounting
U.A.E. Registered Tax Agent

Meet Aya…

I have joined Expat US Tax as a Tax Associate in our Dubai office.

I hold a degree in International Accounting and I am fluent in Arabic and English. I have completed my internship in Financial Services with KPMG in Germany.

I focus to provide great customer service and I have passion for helping Arab-American dual nationals understand complexities of the US tax system. 

What is a Passive Foreign Investment
Company (PFIC)?

A PFIC is a Passive Foreign Investment Company, which is where a company decides to make a foreign (non-US) investment.  A relevant and common example of a PFIC is when a company invests in a non-American mutual fund, however, the term encompasses a far wider range of investments than simply this. Examples include pension fundshedge funds, and insurance companies based outside the US. The gross income of the company has to be passive; the revenue would be obtained from sources and investments that are not related to the company’s regular business operations. Many people are unaware they have a PFIC often because… read more…