Kathryn von Matthiessen, a Katten Private Wealth partner, authored an article for Mondaq.com regarding US tax tips that every executive should know to ensure a smooth move to the United States. While practical concerns, such as moving the family and finding a new residence, are important, Kathryn also explains the significance of determining whether you will be a tax resident for US income tax purposes or transfer tax purposes, depending on the time to be spent in the United States. The article includes a checklist of considerations for foreign executives to discuss with tax advisers before making the move. (Read "Smooth Move: US Tax Tips Every Top Executive Should Know Before Moving To the United States," September 2015)