Countries with No Currency Reporting Requirements

Countries with No Currency Reporting Requirements

Dateline: Cancun, Mexico The fifteen minute flight from nearby Cozumel was quite the exercise in freedom. My group of friends and I had the plane to ourselves and it proved to be a totally freeing experience. On board, the crew couldn’t care less if we fastened our...
Six Lump Sum Tax Countries to Lower Your Tax Rate

Six Lump Sum Tax Countries to Lower Your Tax Rate

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia There are many ways to legally reduce both your personal and business tax rates by going offshore. You could move to a zero-tax country like the United Arab Emirates, Monaco, or Vanuatu. Or you could structure your business to save tax...
Offshore Trusts: The Ultimate Guide

Offshore Trusts: The Ultimate Guide

Dateline: Bogota, Colombia A friend of mine received a postcard in the mail the other day. It didn’t come with a beautiful picture of the beach or a panoramic view of a bustling city skyline. No, much to their disappointment, this postcard was covered from front to...
What are Bearer Shares? The Ultimate Guide

What are Bearer Shares? The Ultimate Guide

Dateline: Tbilisi, Georgia Have you ever heard of bearer shares? If you have been trolling around the depths of offshore forums and blogs, chances are that you’ve probably heard somebody talking about them. Bearer shares are, in a sense, the loch ness monster of the...
Form 8865: Tax Returns for Foreign Partnerships

Form 8865: Tax Returns for Foreign Partnerships

As readers of this site know, the United States taxes its citizens (including expats who live and work abroad) and legal permanent residents (LPRs) on their worldwide income. No matter where in the world your income is derived, the US government wants its piece, and...
A List of the Best Offshore Private Vaults

A List of the Best Offshore Private Vaults

Dateline: Singapore I’ve been fascinated with the concept of offshore private vaults and safe deposit boxes for years. Basically, a private vault is an alternative to a bank safe deposit box. Some vaults are ultra-high-security refuges fit for James Bond while...