Reporting to the Bureau of Economic Analysis is required by foreign investors in U.S. business enterprises where a foreign person or foreign corporation owns a ten-percent-or-more voting interest (or the equivalent) are subject to reporting, including all ownership of real estate, improved and unimproved, other than for personal use. Reporting to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is required pursuant to the International investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
For non-resident individuals or foreign corporations with interest in U.S. real property the required reporting is as follows:
- Initial investment Reports, for reporting the establishment or acquisition of a U.S. affiliate or the appropriate Exemption Claim Form
- Annual Reports – for qualifying reporters only
- Quinquennial Reports in benchmark surveys or the appropriate Exemption Claim Form
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