Tag Archives: Donald Trump

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 […]

Visualizing Gold’s Value And Rarity

18 Feb
Gold's Value in Black Sand

Since Ancient times, Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins explains, gold has served a very unique function in society. Gold is extremely rare, impossible to create out of “thin air”, easily identifiable, malleable, and it does not tarnish. By nature of these properties, gold has been highly valued throughout history for every tiny ounce of weight. That’s […]

Trump revolution and pre-war Germany

14 Feb
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin - Trump Revolution

What understanding and use of economic law made it possible for Germany to advance from economic bankruptcy and 25% unemployment in 1933 to conquest of most of Europe and North Africa? What application does the answer have to today’s world. To the Trump revolution, the price of gold and the future of stocks and bonds? […]

The US Economy is Rolling Over

07 Feb
Portrait of dog with american flag in background - TaxMaster and the US Economys

If you’ve been reading me for a while you know that one of my biggest pet peeves is the fact that headline US economic data (GDP growth, unemployment, inflation, etc.)  is massaged to the point of being fiction. For this reason, in order to get a real read on the economy, you have to look […]

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, […]

U.S. Interest in Canadian Real Estate Surges Following U.S. Presidential Election

22 Jan
Vancouver - Canadian real estate

Forty per cent of real estate advisors believe that American inquiries will continue to climb after Donald Trump assumes power Canada’s reputation surges in international rankings TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – According to data released today by Royal LePage, Canada’s leading real estate services provider, American interest in Canadian real property has risen following […]

Moving overseas? High net worth community takes note

06 Jan
High net worth dual citizen

One of the listservs which I access, WealthManagement.com, recently published an article titled “In Trump’s America, a Second Passport May Be the Best HNW Insurance Plan.” For those not accustomed to the standard abbreviations, HNW stands for High Net Worth. The article was subtitled, “f clients are motivated to leave the U.S., attractive new destinations […]