Tag Archives: FACTA compliance

FATCA Overseas Nightmares

12 Mar
View of the Carina Nebula taken from the Astronomy Observatory of Los Molinos (OALM) (es) located in Montevideo, Uruguay. The picture is based on 9 frames of 2 minutes exposure time each with a Nikon Df and a catadioptric Nikkor 500mm f/8 lense, apart from the dark, bias and flat frames for the post-processing. For the post-processing a dedicated software for this kind of photography (PixInsight) was used that merges the images, analyses the brightness scale, reduces the noise and enables the management of saturation and dynamic range. - FATCA

Lost in Space – The reason so many American Expats will suffer a 100% loss in their overseas Group Pension Scheme is because neither attorneys nor tax consultants are regulated, registered and recognized IRC 402(b) product providers. Therefore, 1) Group Attorneys can draw a legal blueprint of a IRC 402(b) Foreign regulated, FATCA registered and […]

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 […]

Thinking of moving your IRA Offshore like Mitt Romney?

06 Feb
Mitt Romney

Get Greater Investment Options through a “Self-Directed” IRA! Through a self-directed IRA clients can open the doors to greater investment choices. There are few limitations on the types of assets suitable for retirement plans. Investments such as gold, silver, offshore hedge funds, foreign currencies, private stock, and foreign real-estate are available through the use of […]

Private Placement Life Insurance – Best Offshore Investment Yet

15 Dec

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 […]