9 Debunked US Expat Tax Myths

9 Debunked US Expat Tax Myths

Dateline: Belgrade, Serbia In the past few months, I’ve taken on more former US citizens, soon-to-be-former US citizens, and overpaying US citizens than usual.  These experiences have been very fulfilling for me as I’ve been able to help these folks create legal...
“Tax the Wealthy” vs. Legally Lowering Your Taxes

“Tax the Wealthy” vs. Legally Lowering Your Taxes

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur Here at Nomad Capitalist, we’ve always encouraged people to go where they’re treated best, and if you’re a wealthy person with a high income, you should at least consider the opportunity to legally reduce your tax rate overseas.  There are legal...
The Best Tax-Free Countries In The Americas

The Best Tax-Free Countries In The Americas

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Have you ever dreamed of living on a sunny island in the tropics away from all the hustle and bustle where you can relax and enjoy life? It’s certainly an appealing idea. If you’re a Nomad Capitalist, you may have dreamed of this as...
The Best Tax-Free Countries In Asia

The Best Tax-Free Countries In Asia

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia When we think about tax-free countries, our brain often goes to the Caribbean, or Europe, where a web of historical treaties, legal exemptions, and whatnot has created many areas exempt from taxation.  But one of our goals here at...
Offshore Tax Strategies for Startup Businesses

Offshore Tax Strategies for Startup Businesses

Last updated October 27, 2020  Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Even before I made my first dollar, I had an anti-tax streak in me. I found it incredibly unfair that the government could swoop into your million-dollar idea and steal a major portion from it. And they...
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...
4 Corporate Tax Systems for Offshore Companies

4 Corporate Tax Systems for Offshore Companies

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Someone recently sent us a message on social media saying that, after listening to all the good things I’ve said about Georgia over the years, they’ve decided to incorporate their business there. What a terrible idea. The problem is...
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...
How to Hire the Best Expat Tax Service for Americans

How to Hire the Best Expat Tax Service for Americans

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia When it comes to US taxes for expats, I’ve always been very clear: you need an international tax professional. Whether you work overseas and claim the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, have foreign investments that provide an income, or...