John Anthony Castro is the managing partner of Castro & Co. Mr. Castro earned his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. Mr. Castro also earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from UNM School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Texas A&M International University. Mr. Castro is an internationally recognized published scholar and recently published International Taxation in Plain English, a practitioner’s guide for attorneys practicing in the field of international tax and estate planning.
Mr. Castro is licensed with the United States Department of the Treasury, which authorizes him to practice federal tax law in all 50 states as well as in the 68 countries with which the United States has income and estate tax treaties.
Although Castro & Co. has only 4 central offices in the United States, Castro & Co. provides legal counsel on international tax and estate planning matters to clients all over the world. Our firm is primarily known for four major solutions: tax exemption for Australian superannuation funds, residency planning for Brazilian nationals to avoid exposure to taxation on worldwide income, a 100% acceptance rate for cases submitted pursuant to the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures under the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, and exit tax planning for U.S. citizens wishing to relinquish their passport and long-term green card holders wishing to permanently surrender their residency.