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15 Oct
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How To Figure How Much Local Tax You’ll Owe As A Resident Of A Foreign Country

Take France as an example. People generally think that France is a super-high-tax jurisdiction. When you do the math, though, you find that an American living in France wouldn’t likely pay any more in taxes than he would living in the United States. First, France has a taxation treaty with the United States, effectively eliminating […]

10 Aug
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The Best 4 Property Investment Markets In 2020

Lief Simon Names Top 4 Overseas Property Investment Markets If I were just starting out as an investor today, with little capital and an eye to converting that capital as quickly as possible into a diversified global property portfolio, where would I invest? I get this question often, and my answer likely will surprise you. [...]
16 Jan
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Welcome To Belize: Your All-In-One Offshore Destination

One-Stop Shop For Going Offshore If you’re shopping countries, trying to choose where to begin (or further) the process of internationalizing your life, one place should be near the top of your list: Belize. Belize offers good options for planting every possible offshore flag. That includes banking, residency, citizenship, structures, self-sufficient living, and jurisdictional taxation. [...]
14 Feb
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How To Stay Compliant With Offshore Taxes

Everything The American (And Canadian) Needs To Know About Offshore Taxes This month’s issue of my Simon Letter service features my annual review, overview, and update on taxes for the American abroad. The big change affecting us Americans overseas since my report this time last year is the 2017 tax law that now forces U.S.-controlled [...]
04 Feb
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News From Panama City After 3 Months Away

Fourth Bridge Over The Canal A Go... And Other Important Good News From Panama After three months away, Lief and his wife Kathleen Peddicord are back on the ground in Panama City. What's new since they were last in residence at the Live and Invest Overseas HQ? Kathleen has the report... Back in our Live [...]