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Let me come straight to the point. I would suggest that you should work your operations in US if from of a subsidiary. This would be more straight forward than any other method.
Foreign corporations conduct U.S. business activities either through U.S. subsidiaries or U.S. branches. A U.S. subsidiary of a foreign corporation generally is taxed as any other domestic corporation, that is, as a separate taxable entity apart from its foreign parent. In contrast, a U.S. branch of a foreign corporation is not treated as a separate taxable entity; instead, the Code and regulations employ a set of special rules that allocate and apportion to the U.S. branch a portion of the foreign corporation's income in order to determine the net income subject to U.S. tax.
Operating through a "branch" is not advised. This will little complex. The rules used for taxing U.S. branch activities are problematic in a number of respects. They fail in some cases to accurately reflect the income produced by U.S. branch activities. In addition, these rules may differ substantially from methods employed by other countries to assign income to U.S. activities, thereby raising the risk that a portion of a foreign corporation's income will be taxed by two counties. The rules for U.S. branches also appear to add to the complexity of the tax law.The FIRST method -- i.e. operate through subsidiary is most widely used.
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OK, thanks a lot
last but not the least, do you think it's good idea to make the owner of subsidiary company in the US under the name of the HK's company instead of using owner name ?
So the owner of US company is a corporation not individual, is it still good ?