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...
How to Get a US E-2 Visa: the Ultimate Guide

How to Get a US E-2 Visa: the Ultimate Guide

Last Updated August 31, 2020 Dateline: Dubai, United Arab Emirates For most people, the idea of creating a passport portfolio is as foreign as the countries where they could potentially gain a second citizenship.  But for more and more internationally-oriented Nomad...
11 Reasons to Use an Offshore Company for Business

11 Reasons to Use an Offshore Company for Business

Dateline: Kazbegi, Georgia Despite what the media would have you believe, there are numerous legal and legitimate reasons to use an offshore company. In the past, those who dealt in offshore circles used fake names and fake stock photos as they sought to represent the...
S Corp vs LLC: What Expat Business Owners Must Know

S Corp vs LLC: What Expat Business Owners Must Know

Dateline: Tbilisi, Georgia As exciting as it is to start your own business and be your own boss, there is always an element of uncertainty involved in every entrepreneurial endeavor. Even once you move past the initial doubts like, Is this actually going to work? and...