I’ve been on the road four of the past six weeks. Back in the office in Panama City, the mail has piled up. Thought I’d share some of it today… “Lief, I am a big-time fan of you and Kathleen and will be moving to Cuenca very soon thanks to your good data. “But I […]
Where I'm Planning To Invest In 2013 As the "fiscal cliff" approaches in the United States and every American with an Internet connection seems to be taking the opportunity to rant and rave and comment online about what is wrong in the United States and how to fix it (in his or her often not-so-humble [...]
Non-U.S. Banks Are Beginning To Comply With FATCA Regulations We knew it was coming. Non-U.S. banks are beginning to comply with IRS regulations under FATCA. A friend wrote yesterday to say that her bank in Belize has sent her a letter explaining what they are doing to comply with the FATCA requirements and a waiver [...]
"Minimum Essential Coverage"--And How To Avoid it The U.S. government is on a mission to keep Americans and their money from leaving the country. By now, you've heard about FATCA. This Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, signed in 2010, has yet to take full effect but is already starting to make it more difficult for Americans [...]
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