Tag Archives: FATCA

Invest from China into USA with an EB-5 Visa

23 Feb
China exit visa - EB-5 Visa

Pre-Immigration Statutory Asset Protection for EB-5 Visa This ORSO/IRC 402(b) entity is the only statutory asset protection and tax deferred income solution possible for residents of the People’s Republic of China because it is integrated pension laws that are recognized by the Peoples Republic of China, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of the Treasury, […]

How to Invest Offshore Post FATCA

19 Feb
Contando Dinheiro - Invest Offshore

For years, people have invested offshore to protect their investment. This was money that the government could not tax and could not attach to you. Many considered it the safest way to store your money. Recently, however, things are changing. FATCA, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, makes it harder for people to invest in offshore […]

Offshore Investment into the United States

17 Feb
The Naval Temple at The Kymin Monmouth - Offshore Investment

Sophisticated tax structuring is generally involved in the Investment activities of foreign private and sovereign investors in U.S. private equity and real estate investments, that generate effectively connected income to a U.S. trade or business (ECI). The focus of this structuring generally accomplishes several important tax and non-tax objectives. Re-characterization of income otherwise it’s subject […]

The legal basis for a 402(b) Overseas Retirement Plan

16 Feb
USS Roper anchor on display at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Overseas Retirement Plan

A Nonqualified overseas retirement plan has characteristics that are opposite of what we have all been used to. This specific 402(b), the Regulated Asset Protection Structure (RAPS), allows for pre-tax contributions. There are no maximum contribution limits as this is a nonqualified deferred compensation tax law issue. The fact that this is precisely the opposite […]

Regulatory driven offshore asset protection

12 Feb
United States Seventh Fleet - offshore asset protection

All foreign investment capital needs to be looked at because of the expanded scope of the U.S. Treasury form FinCEN 114 (FBAR), the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA). The rule that changed everything is the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Continuously there is the ever present report to the […]

Offshore Companies and FATCA

09 Feb
Sign of the Anchor near to Burwell, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain for offshore companies

Structuring Business Ownership of Offshore Companies with FATCA and GATCA Compliance There is a misunderstanding as to what type of businesses the U.S. provides tax deferral overseas. Is it a trading company or a company dealing in capital overseas? The fact is that the U.S. provides tax deferral on overseas trading businesses but not on […]

Trade Online and Invest Offshore

06 Feb
Anchor Exchange Alley - Online Trading and Offshore Investing

Individuals wanting to invest internationally or wishing to have U.S. dollar exposure must take heed of both FATCA and the AIFMD. For example, if a U.S. fund manager is approached by a potential investor from the EU, the question which must be asked is whether or not the fund will be in breach of EU […]

Secrecy & Privacy for Offshore Investment

03 Feb
Offshore Investment at HK Victoria Harbour view China Minsheng Banking Corp ICC

Whether you are from China or the USA there are TWO important questions in regards to how one deals with money and offshore investment: on the individual tax compliant level and at the institutional reporting level Whether it is the client himself or the foreign financial institution (FFI) they really have no idea about what […]

Brought to you by FATCA

02 Feb

Recapturing Pre-Tax Contributions and Tax Deferred Accumulations in a 402(b) Regulated Asset Protection Structure Contributions to this Internal Revenue Service (IRS) acknowledged and FATCA registered foreign company retirement plan are for persons working inside or outside the USA. Assets held within this specific IRC 402(b) are recognized globally as not included in worldwide taxable assets […]

Offshore Self Directed IRA

30 Jan
Self directed IRA Captain Frank P Armstrong at wheel of steamboat Duchess, 1887, near Golden BC

Set-up a Foreign Account for Your U.S. IRA without Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) or (UBTI) distribution tax problems 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 […]