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Meet Ranko Princip

Ranko Princip, CPA, LL.M


Email: [email protected]
Phone: (905) 338-9100

Tampa Bay Area Office
604 Gulf blvd, Unit 403
Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785

Ranko Princip is a Director of U.S. Tax IQ.  He is also a U.S. CPA.  Ranko has almost 20 years of U.S. federal and state and local tax, and international tax. Ranko assists clients from a broad range of industries, including businesses, high net worth individuals, and U.S. citizens and Green card holders residing outside the United States, including Canada.



Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM), University of Florida, College of Law
MBA, Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business,
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Belgrade, School of Law

Practice Areas

Ranko has experience in the following areas:

  • U.S. cross-border tax planning and structuring for U.S. and foreign-based businesses;
  • U.S. trade or business and permanent establishment planning;
  • U.S. structuring, planning, and compliance for foreign investment in U.S. real estate, including related reporting and withholding advice;
  • Tax treaty planning;
  • Financing of U.S. and non-U.S. operations;
  • Planning and structuring of cross-border restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations;
  • Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) planning and consulting;
  • Various U.S. international tax issues (Subpart F income, foreign income tax credit planning and calculation, f/x gain/loss planning and calculation)
  • U.S. investments by various foreign persons;
  • Withholding, backup withholding, and reporting requirements for a variety of industries, including financial services industry;
  • Transfer pricing (including transfer pricing planning and contemporaneous documentation, audit assistance, and competent authority matters)
  • U.S. taxation of financial institutions and instruments, and securitization vehicles
  • U.S. state and local tax planning
  • U.S. federal and state and local tax compliance
  • Other related U.S. tax and cross-border tax matters

Selective Speaking Engagements

“Tax issues related to moving into or out of the U.S.”, Northwest Washington Estate Planning Council (Bellingham, WA, March 2016)

“U.S. Tax Compliance in the International Tax Outbound and Inbound Context”, Florida District Export Council, (Tampa/St. Petersburg, multiple occasions)

We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power.

― Bertrand Russell

What I Enjoy

My family, reading, listening to music, traveling.

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