How to Avoid Paying Taxes: Tax Evasion vs. Avoidance

How to Avoid Paying Taxes: Tax Evasion vs. Avoidance

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Believe it or not, we get a lot of messages about big tax bills. Our helpdesk is often flooded with people who’ve found out exactly what personal and corporate tax rates are going to do with the income from their incredibly successful...
Why I Hate Easy Taxes, Passports, and Banking

Why I Hate Easy Taxes, Passports, and Banking

Dateline: Mexico City, Mexico Easy is a word that is used . . . well, too easily. From time to time I talk about how something I did was easy. For instance, I’ve talked before about how easy it is to open a bank account in Georgia. But I’ll be the first to admit that...
How To Pay Less Taxes: 5 Offshore Methods

How To Pay Less Taxes: 5 Offshore Methods

Dateline: Mexico City, Mexico When most people think of how they can structure their lives so that they don’t have to pay taxes, their first thought is that they have to go live in Dubai.  Surprisingly, this just isn’t the case. There are more ways than you might...
9 Types of Taxes To Avoid when Moving Offshore

9 Types of Taxes To Avoid when Moving Offshore

Dateline: Tbilisi, Georgia There are so many different types of tax that you have to consider when you’re living and traveling all around the world.  In fact, we all deal with these nine different types of tax on a frequent basis. And if you’re only...
Stripe Atlas: A Bad Idea for Online Businesses

Stripe Atlas: A Bad Idea for Online Businesses

Dateline: Le Morne, Mauritius My parents never gave me an inheritance. They weren’t in the habit of handing out money simply because they had it. Instead, they gave me two invaluable principles for both life and business that have helped me make more money than they...
Form 8858: US Taxes on Foreign Disregarded Entities

Form 8858: US Taxes on Foreign Disregarded Entities

As an expat or U.S. taxpayer who owns a foreign business or an interest in a foreign business (corporation, partnership or LLC), there are a number of forms that you must complete and file with your standard 1040F income tax return. These forms are typical...