Tag Archives: FATCA

Automatic Exchange of Information: What can YOU do about it?

22 Nov
Shasta Dam under construction, California - Automatic Exchange of Information

Taxpayers with offshore assets as well as financial institutions that hold them, will all face new challenges under the OECD’s updated Common Reporting Standard (CRS). The CRS, formally the Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters, seeks to establish a global methodology for the sharing amongst tax authorities of data in […]

Offshore Compliance Programs Generate $8 Billion

24 Oct
NASA image acquired offshore April 18 - October 23, 2012 This image of the United States of America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012. The image was made possible by the new satellite’s “day-night band” of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), which detects light in a range of wavelengths from green to near-infrared and uses filtering techniques to observe dim signals such as city lights, gas flares, auroras, wildfires, and reflected moonlight. Instrument: Suomi NPP - VIIRS Projection: Albers equal-area conic, WGS84 datum, standard parallels 29.5°N and 44.5°N, central meridian 96°W, origin latitude 23°N

IRS Urges People to Take Advantage of Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs WASHINGTON—With more than 54,000 taxpayers coming in to participate in offshore disclosure programs since 2009, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts that they should strongly consider existing paths established to come into full compliance with their federal tax […]

Why an IRA Registered Foreign Investment Account Works Wonders

03 Oct
Sunset view from the back of the Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Suðurland, Iceland. The waterfall of the river Seljalandsá drops 60 metres (200 ft) over the cliffs of the former coastline - IRA

Asset Protection Strategy: You centralize your investing in a tax free environment by means of an IRA registered foreign investment account is the important news for you here. Regardless of whether it is for your current holdings only or for your future investments only; if it is emigrating investments out or immigrating investments in, it […]

FATCA Solutions Workshop for Expats

21 Sep
Yaksha (mysthical demon) "lifting" the southern of the Two Golden Phra Chedis (or pagodas) located on the Phaithee terrace in the Wat Phra Kaew (or Temple of the Emerald Buddha) in Bangkok, Thailand. The chedis were constructed by order of King Rama I in honor of his father (southern pagoda) and mother (northern pagoda) at the end of the 18th century. The structures are entirely covered with copper sheets, painted with lacquer and covered with gold leaf. The 20 demons and monkeys around the base were added later, at the end of the 19th century, by order of King Rama V - FATCA

International FATCA Experts from Fairbrook Alliance introduce you to a lesser known, completely legal section of IRS code that does not require full disclosure reporting by US person and US dollar entity. This FATCA registration delivers a massive number of immediate and continuous benefits which are discussed in our workshops. Protect Your Non-US Person Spouse […]

Common Sense Investment Account Safety and Security

14 Sep
Cycling in Amsterdam - Investment Account

Common sense tells us that safety and security for the future requires three unchained investment account components that you control: Unchained Jurisdiction Unchained Custodian Unchained Investment Account Is your common sense about safety and security a truth or consequence? There are two definitions of commons sense we can see here: Common sense is what I […]

The Day Your IRA/401(k) Dies

04 Sep
Statue of Leszek I the White in Marcinkowo Górne - IRA

October 20th, 2015. That date might not mean much to you now, but it will. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to meet and announce that it intends to replace the U.S. Dollar as the default reserve currency. What’s that mean for Americans with retirement accounts? It means if your IRA or 401(k) is […]

Offshore Succession Planning for American’s

08 Jul
Munich subway station Candidplatz - Offshore Investment

Issue: ”Sovereign Trust – new short form trust structures which present a cost effective succession planning tool with which to hold investments” Faults: Sovereign Trust – succession planning tool U.S. Tax System is Hostile to Offshore Trusts The U.S. tax system is generally hostile to foreign trusts if there is a U.S. taxpayer involved. The […]

Structuring Limited Partner Ownership Offshore

22 Jun
The coat of arms of Brittany, over the gates of the fortified city of Saint-Malo. One can read the latin motto of the country, Potius mori quam foedari (Rather death than stain). - Limited Partnership

This Hedge Fund Limited Partners Ownership is the Only Tax Deferred Income on Gains & Accumulations Entity Not Subject to Self-Employment Tax The effect of all these rulings in 2014 demolished common U.S. situs deferred compensation structures for members of a limited partnership (LLC/LLP) which is the reason that this solution is only found in […]