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What Is Offshore Banking

What is offshore banking? And why is offshore banking under attack?

Good question. It is. But it also isn’t. You will understand this in a couple of minutes.

 

Offshore banking. Tax havens. Tax avoidance. Tax planning.

Being associated with any of these terms is political and economic suicide for every politician and multinational.

If you advocate these terms in […]

How To Open An International Bank Account

Every international entrepreneur needs to open international bank account. The opening of such bank accounts has, unfortunately, become more and more cumbersome in the last couple of years.

Why this is, I will discuss in later postings. What is important for now is that you understand the process and requirements of opening a bank account before […]

Where To Pay Taxes?

September 2019: updated with information from my new book.

You might have been wondering where you need to pay taxes when you are an international entrepreneur or a digital nomad.
This article tells you where to look. And how to look.

General Concepts
Tax laws are mostly a domestic affair. Each State has its own taxing rights. If […]

Cut Taxes By Moving Abroad

In 99% of the counties in this world your taxes are based on your place of residency. So if you want to cut taxes, the easiest thing is to… wait for it…

…become a resident of a country where there are no taxes!

For example Dubai.

 

It is simple. If you move to Dubai, you stop paying taxes. […]

Difference Residency And Citizenship

You know…

If you want to ride on the international living fast-lane I can not think of more essential knowledge than the concepts of residency and citizen ship. Master this, and its benefits soon will merge themselves into a river of possibilities.

Yet I have come across high paid tax advisers who could not tell the […]

5 Reasons Why I Don’t Pay Taxes

What? I don’t pay taxes?

Everybody needs to pay taxes, right?

Wrong!

How is that possible?! You wonder…

If people would stop paying their fair share the country would fall apart! The roads would crumble and the hospitals would burn to the ground. The schools would bla bla bla…

Well, if you keep reading to find out that this is […]

OECD Anti Money Laundering Policy – Excuse For Data Collection

Last week I had a major realization…

…You see, I was reading the OECD Anti Money Laundering reports (someone actually reads those?).

Now for those who do not know,  The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an organization with a mission to “promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around […]

Romanian Ramble

When I arrive at the airport of Bucharest I am completely lost.

I was so busy in Serbia I forgot to arrange anything. I have no clue where to go!

Ever had that?

I know there is an old centre so I jump on the first bus I see. Hoping for the best…

Not a bad guess, as it turns out…

[…]

Serbian Flood Aid

On a Monday I fly into Serbia.

You know, just minding my own business in a penthouse I hired via AirBnB overlooking Belgrade from the best part of the city (yay!).

…But this is not a regular Monday…

There is a disaster going on in Serbia.

My host gives me a first hand report on the chaos in the nearby city called Obranovich 70.000 people that is under 3.5 meters of water. Many people have lost everything they own and are in emergency refugee camps. Including some of his friends.

His story grabs me. And I will not sit idle…

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What To Do In Bulgaria

What misfortune…

I have to interrupt my stay in Dubai and fly to the Netherlands (my friends throw a big party… 😉 )

So the first thing I do (and I assume you do the same) is looking for a (cheap) flight.

Now I always use Kayak.com. A complete comparison of all airline carriers. But I also […]

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