Tag Archives: FATCA

Anti-FATCA lawyer rejects Europe threat to US taxpayers

24 Mar
Improving Women's Retirement Security and US taxpayers

Sanctions unlikely, lobbyist says The leading advocate for repeal of the U.S. Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act has called “laughable” any attempt to sanction Washington – should it rescind FATCA – for noncompliance with copycat European tax laws. Washington-based anti-FATCA tax-lawyer and lobbyist James Jatras said European efforts to pinpoint U.S. taxpayers through the Organization […]

A Future for Offshore Financial Services?

19 Feb
The parliament building in Bridgetown, Barbados

Globalization has been a one-way street of impositions by powerful countries; fiscal sovereignty has been violated by the strong; and tax competition remains under threat from the mighty. Indeed, if the current pattern of incursions, restrictions and false labelling of Caribbean jurisdictions as ‘tax havens’, and the Caribbean as a region of ‘high risk’, is […]

Your Foreign Company and Tax

08 Feb
UBER 4U - Mutual Funds

Word is that Morgan Stanley in NYC has reduced their Wealth Manager staff by 15% because a) Annual filing of data to automatic report in compliance to the OECD Common Reporting Standard is a minimum cost annually of $600.00 per account and they have 2.5 Trillion under management, so you can just imagine the reporting costs; […]

Investing Offshore requires forward thinking

31 Jan
Trump International Hotel & Tower; Chicago, - Forward thinking

Donald Trump’s Fiscal Tax Plan will increase the ultimate yield on your corporate projects and investments offshore. Trump’s plan scraps dividend tax and at the same time it scraps the foreign bank interest tax exemption. Which means, for example, bank lending overnight from the Cayman is redundant / irrelevant. ”Tax Havens” such as Cayman, Bermuda, […]

How to Structure Capital Offshore

07 Jul
Structure Capital Offshore

Structure Capital Offshore – The Only Tax Rules Compliant and Double Tax Agreements Non-Reporting and Excluded Account The pension regime is very important internationally and one thing the OECD organization has done amazingly well is Double Tax Agreements. They have come out with an amendment to the OECD model double tax agreement that introduces a […]