Pioneering a path through paperwork and tax codes

Telephone: +1 863 968-1010
Facsimile: (001) 863 968 1020

Auburndale Office:
113 Pontotoc Plaza
Auburndale, FL 33823-3439

Kissimmee Office:
8681 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kissimmee, FL 34747

Lake Wales Office:
230 East Park Ave., Suites 41-45
Lake Wales, Florida 33859

Foreign & Domestic Investment Tax & Accounting Specialists

Don’t get buried under a mountain of tax information and forms.

Whether you are an international investor, foreign or domestic business, or an individual U.S. taxpayer, Harding Bell International will ensure your U.S. tax planning and compliance.  We deliver a blend of services and expertise designed to meet your personal and corporate needs providing in-depth knowledge of international taxation, state and local taxes and licensing.

Based in Central Florida, Harding Bell International represents thousands of offshore property investors and rental property homeowners as well as providing tax planning, accounting and income tax preparation services to domestic individuals and businesses.

Our team of Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Accountants, Enrolled Agents, IRS Registered Tax Return Preparers and IRS approved Certifying Acceptance Agents are proficient in all aspects of U.S. federal, state and local tax and licensing requirements.

International Tax Planning Services

Protect your assets with a team that specializes in navigating international investors over the tricky terrain of U.S. tax laws.

Business Tax Planning Services

Get the personal attention and reliability of your own in-house accounting department without all the overhead and dedicated resources.

Personal Tax Planning Services

We guide you through all the rules, regulations, forms, and confusing instructions and see to it you don't lose money because of mistakes or oversights.

Accounting Resources

Educated taxpayers keep more of their money and experience fewer IRS hassles. Here's some helpful information we'd like to share.

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Introducing Harding Bell International, Inc.

We are delighted to announce the merger of Bell & Associates CPA with our firm Harding Bell International, Inc. Our combined firm will operate as Harding Bell International, Inc. As you may know, Harding Bell International, Inc. was established in 2000 specializing in the representation of nonresident owners of US rental and investment property before…Continue Reading

IRS Repeats Warning about Phone Scams

The IRS continues to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS. Based on the 90,000 complaints received through its telephone hotline, to date, 1100 victims have been identified who have lost an estimated $5 million from these scams. Once again, the IRS…Continue Reading

Property owners, do you know what a TRIM notice is?

I own property in Florida and have heard that I will receive a TRIM notice during August.  What is it and what action do I have to take? In 1980, Florida legislature passed the “Truth-in-Millage” (TRIM) act.  This law is designed to inform taxpayers which governmental entity is responsible for the taxes levied and the…Continue Reading

Unused ITINs to Expire after Five Years

The IRS has announced a new policy to ensure that anyone who legitimately uses an ITIN for tax purposes can continue to do so, whilst at the same time resulting in the likely eventual expiration of millions of unused ITINs.  There are currently around 21 million ITINs in existence of which around a quarter are…Continue Reading

Filing Compliance for U.S. Persons Living Overseas

  A U.S. taxpayer residing overseas is required to comply with IRS filing requirements for U.S. federal income tax returns and/or Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs). FBAR is required to be filed by U.S. citizens, permanent residents (green card holders) and resident aliens who own or had authority over a foreign (non…Continue Reading

IRS Issues New W-8 Forms

The IRS has issued revised Forms W-8ECI, W-8BEN and introduced new form W-8BEN-E. Foreign persons and entitles are subject to U.S. tax at a 30% rate on income they receive from dividends, royalties, annuities, rent etc. and may use these forms to seek a reduction in the withholding applied by their withholding agent, management company,…Continue Reading

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