Stientjes & Tolu LLC is a firm with national practice focusing on application of immigration and tax laws to foreign nationals.Â The firm is centrally located in St. Louis, Missouri, and represents businesses and individuals throughout the United States and around the world. Since it is at the federal level, immigration and federal tax laws are not restricted by the laws or borders of any state. Our firm provides personal client services, and every client of the firm works directly with an experienced immigration and tax attorney.
The cornerstone of our success is based on simple but very effective principles: establishing a rapport with the client, defining the attorney-client relationship and scope of representation, gathering facts about the client's case, reviewing relevant facts, identifying and researching relevant law, explaining the law to the client, identifying and ranking the clientâs goals, creating realistic expectations, assessing potential risks, choosing the best strategy for the clientâs legal problem and providing the best course of action at a reasonable price.
We represent employers in obtaining immigrant and non-immigrant work visas, individuals in obtaining family visas for relatives abroad, and foreign students and trainees in seeking visas to pursue their respective endeavors in the United States. We have been extremely successful in immigration litigation involving adjudication of delayed naturalization and adjustment of status applications in federal courts. In addition, we work closely with foreign nationals facing criminal convictions, to minimize the negative impact of criminal violations on their immigration history.Â We also represent foreign nationals in the areas of federal income, gift and international taxation at all levels of the Internal Revenue Service review and in the United States Tax Court.Â Â
Over the years we established affiliation with experienced translators and interpreters. We offer services in Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, French, Bosnian, Spanish, Chinese and German languages.
9378 Olive Blvd., Ste. 325
Saint Louis MO 63132
has been practicing immigration law since 2000. She assists her clients in
obtaining permanent and temporary employment visas, setting up businesses while
maintaining compliance with all U.S. immigration laws. Evitas clients include
students, exchange visitors, business personnel, nurses, doctors, athletes and entertainers, religious workers, investors, persons with extraordinary ability, outstanding researchers, professors, and multinational managers.
She is familiar with DHS
and USCIS administrative procedures and provides client
representation at all levels of the immigration review. She also litigates immigration cases in federal and immigration
courts. Evita immigrated to the United States in 1993 and experienced the
application of the United States immigration process first hand. Evitas
cross-cultural background allows her to provide legal and business advice that
fits the cultural context of her clients.
Rob routinely advises foreign nationals on Internal Revenue Service international compliance matters such as reporting of foreign bank accounts and financial accounts, reporting and withholding taxes on U.S. source income generated by foreign nationals as well as tax return reporting and compliance for foreign nationals.
He counsels and assists foreign nationals with most common tax return errors such as improper deductions, incorrect personal exemptions, improper tax treaty benefit claims, inaccurate filing status, errors with temporary-away-from home deductions, taxable capital gains on stock sales and disclosure compliance documents for resident aliens who are maintaining income producing assets overseas or are transferors of assets to foreign entities, are grantors of, or recipients of, income from foreign trusts. He also advises clients on tax implications of certain tax gifts or bequests from abroad. Rob also represents foreign nationals who failed to file federal and state tax returns before IRS and state taxing authorities.
Rob defends immigrants facing visa and passport fraud, money laundering, and tax fraud charges. Prior to entering private practice, Rob was a Senior Attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel to the IRS and the Attorney Advisor to the Chief Judge of the U.S. Tax Court. Rob is an adjunct Professor at the St. Louis University School of Business and Accounting where he teaches courses in Tax Administrative Procedure and Tax Litigation Procedure.
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