What is Tax Residence and Why Does it Matter?

What is Tax Residence and Why Does it Matter?

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia When we help our clients create an offshore strategy for their Nomad Capitalist lifestyle, I find that there are many people who have a hard time telling the difference between a residence permit – a second residence – and their actual...
The Alarming Rise of the American Wealth Tax

The Alarming Rise of the American Wealth Tax

Dateline: Bogota, Colombia Over the last century, many countries have tried taxing the wealthy at higher rates. More recently, there’s been a lot of buzz about a global wealth tax. The virus has put a lot of countries in extreme debt, pushing the issue of taxing the...
4 Panama Tax Haven Myths and Misconceptions

4 Panama Tax Haven Myths and Misconceptions

Dateline: Bogota, Colombia Panama as an offshore jurisdiction has been front and center in recent years as a result of the now-infamous Panama Papers leaks. With all the attention Panama is getting, there’s bound to be some rumors and fiction spread around. But let’s...
UAE Residence by Investment: the Ultimate Guide

UAE Residence by Investment: the Ultimate Guide

As a country with significantly more expats (80% of the population) than natives (12%) and a burgeoning population in an arid desert climate, unique is probably the word that best describes the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  It most definitely is a country that has...
What is GILTI Tax and How Can You Reduce It?

What is GILTI Tax and How Can You Reduce It?

Dateline: Bogota, Colombia Tax reform in the United States is a dangerous business. Before the highly anticipated “Trump Tax Reform” was finalized in 2017, there was talk of abandoning citizenship-based taxation and adopting the same residence-based system of taxation...
How to Minimize Real Estate Taxes as a Nomad

How to Minimize Real Estate Taxes as a Nomad

Dateline: Belgrade, Serbia How do you minimize your real estate taxes as a Nomad Capitalist? I was recently asked this by someone commenting on our YouTube channel and thought it was a good question worth addressing. The person who wrote to us was specifically...
The Guernsey Permanent Residence by Investment Guide

The Guernsey Permanent Residence by Investment Guide

How does a collection of islands, islets, and rocks ­­– most of them uninhabited – become one of the world’s biggest financial centers?  Guernsey has managed to accomplish just that. For decades, this tiny jurisdiction near the shores of Normandy, France has welcomed...