Expats and Retirement Overseas

30 Apr
Hakuna Matata - retirement

Surveys have shown that more and more multinationals want to exercise control over their worldwide benefits programs at the Home Office level. The principal objectives are to manage costs and ensure compliance and competitiveness of their local benefits plans in each country. For most companies, this is easier said than done. For multinational companies, growing […]

A Foreign Account for Your IRA

25 Mar
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket delivered the ABS 3A and EUTELSAT 115 West B satellites to a supersynchronous transfer orbit, launching from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Sunday, March 1, 2015 - IRA

Setting up a foreign account without Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) or distribution tax problem: Self-Directed IRA If you search around on the web, you will find that there are many companies offering Self-Directed IRAs. You will find little actionable information on government regulated, registered and recognized foreign pension funds, investment accounts or brokerage accounts. […]

Seeking PRC Strategic Alliance

15 Mar
Chinese Lion PRC

From Hong Kong with Love to the PRC We seek business partners with connections within the PRC to provide asset protection (tax deferred) solutions explained in our 226 page book and soon to be an MBA course at a major PRC University! Last year there were over 8,600 www.eb5immigration.com from the Peoples Republic of China to […]

#CRASHUP by Catherine Austin Fitts

14 Mar
We Need A Tow - #CRASHUP by Catherine Austin Fitts

Solid investment advice contained in this compelling interview about Global Economy 3.0.  She also gives out rare insight and wisdom for finding your economic security while battling the covert forces of mind control, entrainment technology, money harvesting, black budget operations and power centralization. Spellbinding, informative, startling and provocative, this is the interview you’re going to need […]

FATCA Overseas Nightmares

12 Mar
View of the Carina Nebula taken from the Astronomy Observatory of Los Molinos (OALM) (es) located in Montevideo, Uruguay. The picture is based on 9 frames of 2 minutes exposure time each with a Nikon Df and a catadioptric Nikkor 500mm f/8 lense, apart from the dark, bias and flat frames for the post-processing. For the post-processing a dedicated software for this kind of photography (PixInsight) was used that merges the images, analyses the brightness scale, reduces the noise and enables the management of saturation and dynamic range. - FATCA

Lost in Space – The reason so many American Expats will suffer a 100% loss in their overseas Group Pension Scheme is because neither attorneys nor tax consultants are regulated, registered and recognized IRC 402(b) product providers. Therefore, 1) Group Attorneys can draw a legal blueprint of a IRC 402(b) Foreign regulated, FATCA registered and […]

Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Penthouse For Sale

10 Mar
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

When Rio was the capital of Brazil this was considered one of the best neighborhoods in the country if not the best. Therefore the sea front apartments are extremely luxurious and classical. Copacabana begins at Princesa Isabel Avenue and ends at Posto Seis (lifeguard watchtower Six). Beyond Copacabana, there are two small beaches: one, inside […]

Foreign Companies Invest in the Netherlands at Record Rate in 2014

09 Mar
Amsterdam Zentrum, the Netherlands

NEW YORK, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Netherlands reported record levels of capital investment by foreign companies in 2014, spurred by an attractive business climate. The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) assisted in the attraction of 187 new foreign investment projects, representing nearly $3.5 billion in planned investment and the creation of 6,304 new […]

Bye Bye Brazil! – Tax Planning Considerations for Brazilian Investment in the United States: Part 3 – Inbound Investment Real Estate in the U.S Commercial Real Estate

08 Mar
Lancha Gávea I - Brazil

As an undergraduate at West Point, I was a Spanish and Portuguese major. My Brazilian “thing” had already started a decade earlier as a ten year old growing up in the Panama Canal Zone seeing Pele play for his Brazilian team Santos along with hearing Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66. To this day I submit […]

Bye Bye Brazil! – Tax Planning Considerations for Brazilian Investment in the United States: Part II – Additional Income Tax Considerations

07 Mar
Brasão de Armas da Marinha do Brasil - Income Tax

I have mentioned in prior articles my affiliation with the South Florida law firm Osborne and Osborne, PA in Boca Raton. Back to the beginning! Boca Raton is where I started right out of the Army in 1987. I moved to Miami for law school. Even though I have been living in New England and […]