John Allis

John Allis PhotoJohn is an experienced tax expert focused on expatriate and foreign national taxation.  Prior to forming his own firm, John worked with PKF Texas, Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse.

He is a well-known expert, who has been called upon for speaking engagements for national, state and local groups, including the AICPA Tax Division, bar associations, and payroll and human resources organizations.  John testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures regarding expatriate foreign tax credit provisions, September, 1993.

John has written articles and publications for industry journals, and an authoritative tax guide, US Taxation of Foreign Nationals Employed in the US, published by Research Institute of America (RIA), now in its second edition.

His Professional Affiliations include:

  • AICPA – American Institute of CPAs
  • TSCPA – Texas Society of CPAs Houston CPA Society
  • SHRM – Society for HR management
  • International HR Roundtable
  • APA – American Payroll Association
  • HR Houston

J. Allis & Co. concentrates on expatriate and foreign national taxation.  We work solely with corporate sponsored programs and do not serve the individual pay market.  The services that we offer are customized to fit each company’s needs and culture.  These services fall into several broad categories including tax return preparation, tax reimbursement computation, employee consultations, payroll assistance, management of foreign compliance and other HR management. Consulting projects usually encompass several of these categories.

We can work with you to meet payroll and employee tax reporting requirements outside the US as well as fill gaps in your organization due to staffing experience or resource constraints.

Foreign Vessel OCS Visa

If your foreign controlled company is sending a vessel to work in US waters on an OCS visa endorsement, please contact us. Our firm offers a variety of ways to cost effectively and efficiently meet US compliance requirements.

Our clients include companies in the offshore construction, geophysical and drilling industries. If you charter the vessel, we can also work with the maritime and catering crews.  We are accustomed to working with foreign payroll companies, shipping agents, on-board pursers as well as shore based field personnel.

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