Tag Archives: offshore life insurance

An American in Paris (or Shanghai or Tel Aviv) – Part 3

05 Nov

How to retain your account in a Foreign Financial Institution A. Overview In my last installment, I discussed the benefits of a private placement insurance contract (life insurance or annuity) issued by a life insurer domiciled in Puerto Rico – Isla del Encanto – for Americans living overseas. Aside from providing tax-advantages, the Puerto Rican […]

Tax-Advantaged Offshore Investment

28 Oct

How to: Minimize U.S. Tax Reporting Requirements (Legally!) If you are an American living overseas, the walls are closing in on you quickly. If your foreign bank hasn’t already closed your account, don’t hold your breath because it is probably coming quickly. A large number of excellent articles have covered the implementation of FATCA and […]

An American in Paris (or Shanghai or Tel Aviv) – Part 2

24 Oct

Using Tax-Advantaged Investment to Minimize U.S. Tax Reporting Requirements (Legally!) Overview If you are an American living overseas, the walls are closing in on you quickly. If your foreign bank hasn’t already closed your account, don’t hold your breath because it is probably coming quickly. A large number of excellent articles have covered the implementation […]

Private Placement Life Insurance – Best Offshore Investment Yet

15 Dec
Private Placement Life Insurance

For decades, individuals have been placing money outside of United States boundaries. As a way of securing their funds or investments, offshore accounts were a tax free means to earning interest on a sizable amount of money. But with recent developments from the White House, offshore banking has become more restricted–lessening the appeal of creating […]