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...
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...
The Calexodus: Why You Need to Leave California Now

The Calexodus: Why You Need to Leave California Now

Dateline: Belgrade, Serbia For months, I have been urging people to wake up and realize how terrible things are becoming in California. I lived there early in my career and it was terrible then.  Things have only continued their downward spiral.  California has some...
“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...
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...