I still remember the Broadway musical Fiorello!, based on the life of the popular New York City mayor, Fiorello LaGuardia, a reform Republican who served three hectic terms from 1934 to 1945. In one of the musical’s songs, an investigative committee demands to know how Mr. X, a minor city official, can afford a private yacht….
Has the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) adopted the imperial Romans as their model and as the inspiration for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)?
Mearly 40 million U.S. citizens trace their ancestry to Ireland - many of whom are entitled to an Irish passport. Aside from joining the country of your ancestors, there is a good practical use of an Irish passport. It entitles the holder to live, work, and travel freely in any of the 27 countries in the European Union to which Ireland belongs.
Haven nations in which privacy was expected, guaranteed and delivered were numerous just two or three decades ago. They’re many fewer today. But you do still have choices. Which is right for you? It will depend.
The dollar is in trouble. And as the Federal Reserve floods the market with fine-quality, colored paper to pay down our enormous $14 trillion debt, we cannot be surprised that the dollar’s day of reckoning is inching closer.
If you want to travel and work without restrictions, then one of the most useful tools you can have is a second passport. Dual passports aren’t just for people born overseas. Millions of American citizens potentially qualify. And many of them don’t even know it.
There’s no mystery to going offshore. You don’t have to move to another country or go through the hassle of getting a second passport. It’s easier than ever to protect your assets, reduce your taxes and gain privacy.
Offshore, kayakers paddle among sandy, palm-dotted islets and snorkelers explore the second-largest coral reef in the world.
The U.S. government is projecting a budget deficit of $1.84 trillion—more than four times 2008’s record-high. To put that number in context, that amount had never been spent by the federal government in a single year until 2000, let alone borrowed.
The descendants of those exiled from Spain during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) and during the subsequent rule of the late General Francisco Franco may claim Spanish citizenship under legislation that took effect a few weeks ago.