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1 Answer | Asked in International Law and Tax Law for Colorado on

Q: Do international companies located outside the USA have to pay Sales tax in colorado for goods purchased.

Company is not located in USA. Another company office is used as delivery. All vendor invoices are invoiced to the international entity. Do we have to pay the Vendor Colorado Sales tax?

Richard Sternberg answered on Oct 6, 2018

Unlike VAT, sales tax is paid by the vendor at point of sale. So, if the purchase was in Colorado, the vendor must report and pay sales tax on the sale unless there is an exemption under state law. Such exemptions often exist for non-profit charitable entities with § 501(c) status, but the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and International Law for Colorado on

Q: Living overseas for 11 years. Married in Thailand. Can my wife claim rights to property in Colorado?

Thai law dictates that we split all assets accrued after marriage 50/50. Assets owned prior to marriage are said to be personal property and left out of this calculation. However, I have two houses in Colorado. Can my wife claim access to these properties as well? We are currently living in... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Apr 1, 2017

Potentially, yes. If you were married when the homes were purchased, they are automatically included in the marital estate in CO. If they were purchased prior to the marriage, the appreciation (and potentially the whole property) would be included in the marital estate. Note, the Thai property... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and International Law for Colorado on

Q: What are my options

What can I do?

My husband is in the UAE. We have a house in Florida. Me and our 2 kids have been living in Colorado for almost 2 years. He refuses to pay child support and our kids and I have gone through a major life style adjustment. He said in an email that if agree to his terms, which... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Jan 18, 2017

Family law is exclusively state law. There is limited international enforcement of custody, kidnapping, and other matters, but these are very rarely utilized. You can seek a court order in Colorado which can establish support if you ex ever re-enters the US or is a US citizen/resident. However, if... Read more »

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