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Puerto Rico cannot prosper if its government cannot be trusted to keep basic promises and honor contractual agreements.  We seek to hold governments in Puerto Rico accountable at all levels for their promises.

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COALICIÓN DE RESIDENTES POR UN GOBIERNO INTEGRO, LLC PROMOTES CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST UNCONSTITUTIONAL ARTICLE 89(D) OF LAW 40-2020

Last Friday, August 14, the legal firm Adsuar, Muñiz, Goyco, Seda & Pérez-Ochoa PSC (“AMG”) filed a class-action lawsuit against the unconstitutional Article 89(D) of Law 40-2020. Coalición De Residentes Por Un Gobierno Integro, LLC crowdfunded the legal fees. Puerto Rico is at a crossroads. Its population, and therefore its tax base, had declined by …

Fundraising Begins

See the official fundraising page for more details: https://fundrazr.com/b1esic?ref=ab_c8yp12 Puerto Rico violated your tax Act 22 decree? NOW you can fight back. Act 22 requires an the filing of an exempt annual report by all decree recipients, and Puerto Rico charges a related “filing fee”. That fee is clearly a tax. Decrees generally provide that …

Board Members

All Board Members are volunteers and listed below alphabetically.

John Hyre

An attorney, accountant & investor. For the first seven years of his career, John worked at two large accounting firms and as Tax Counsel for a Fortune 500 Company.

John understands corporate level taxes. For the last 17 years John has run both an accounting practice and tax law practice. John worked extensively with small businesses, real estate investors of all sizes, note investors and self-directed retirement accounts. John prepared thousands of tax returns, helped thousands of clients with tax planning & tax reduction, fought the IRS in audits and in court and assisted clients in fighting IRS collection of taxes owed.

John also invested in mobile home parks, low-income rentals and a few flips. John wrote three home study courses and numerous articles and am a frequent speaker on the taxation of real estate and IRA’s. John successfully defended clients, including those with IRA issues, in audits and in Tax Court.

John also invested in mobile home parks, low-income rentals and a few flips. John wrote three home study courses and numerous articles and am a frequent speaker on the taxation of real estate and IRA’s. John successfully defended clients, including those with IRA issues, in audits and in Tax Court.

Sean King, JD, CPA, MACC

Sean is an attorney, CPA, serial entrepreneur and investor.  With a background in accounting, law, taxation, and insurance, he is uniquely qualified to help attract business, talent and capital to Puerto Rico.  

Sean co-founded CIC Services in 2005 and specializes in structuring captive insurance companies to assist clients in achieving their risk management, asset protection, and wealth accumulation objectives. With Sean’s assistance, CIC Services sued the Internal Revenue Service for violations of the Administrative Procedures Act, and it’s case against the IRS is now pending before the Supreme Court of the United States.  

In 2015, Sean served on the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) committee that developed CICA’s formal Information Statement On Small Captive Insurance Companies.

Sean resides in San Juan, Puerto Rico with his wife and soul mate, Cindy. He is the proud father of identical twin sons, Shelton and Logan, and a daughter, Clara.

Avery Knapp, MD

Dr. Avery J. Knapp, Jr. is a board certified Diagnostic Radiologist, with a subspecialty in neuroradiology. 

Actively licensed to practice in 27 states, he performs full-time radiology duties including the interpretation of MRI, CT, and X-ray testing,and has a particular interest in trauma-related radiology of the brain and spine. Often called upon for expert radiology consultation, review of medical studies, medical records, and testimony in trials and depositions, his credibility and candor has set him apart in his field. 

Dr. Knapp received his Bachelors of Liberal Arts and Medical Degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s elite 6-year combined degree program, one of only three 6-year combined degree programs in the nation.  He completed his internship at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, IL, and his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at The Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.  He was chosen as chief resident in radiology at Lenox Hill Hospital.  Dr. Knapp then completed a neuroradiology fellowship at Harbor-UCLA.  He has been board certified by the American Board of Radiology since 2008. He established his medical practice in Puerto Rico in 2017, and has been instrumental in recruiting and influencing numerous medical professionals to do the same since that time.

Avery resides in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico with his wife Cara, a Government Relations consultant and attorney, and his three young children.

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Send an email to info at residentespr.org