Offshore Living Letter is a publication of Live and Invest Overseas. Our goal is to provide timely, actionable information on all things offshore, including: how to go offshore, diversifying your portfolio, wealth creation, protecting your assets, and much more.
Five years ago, when the U.S. FATCA law had just been passed and the effects it would have on non-U.S. banks were a hot topic for speculation, a banker I knew from Andorra made a remark to me along the lines of: “We’ll all go back to goat herding before we roll over for the […]
Heads up. If you’re an American living overseas and didn’t file a formal extension with the IRS using Form 4868, today is your tax day. You must file your annual return by midnight tonight. If you are an American living overseas and didn’t file a formal extension with the IRS… I have to ask: Why […]
A friend living in Thailand wrote this week to tell me about a rumor going around in Chiang Mai. Word on the street is that the IRS is checking up on banks in that city to confirm that they’re FATCA-compliant. At this point, banks worldwide aren’t required to be sending account information for every account […]
Because the tax system in the United States is probably the most complicated in the world. Even simple wage-earners with but single W-2s can have trouble figuring out which forms to complete thanks to