Spain- a beautiful country with high taxes Today we are in beautiful Marbella and we will be talking about taxes in Spain. Marbella is a tourist haven of Spain, one of the most attractive areas in Europe for retirement. It’s sunny and warm even in October and real estate is remarkably cheap, so it doesn’t…

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Strict tax authorities and high taxes It’s worth noting that German tax authorities are quite strict. Probably the most aggressive in the entire EU. If you are from Germany you must follow all the rules, otherwise, you will certainly run into problems.  On the surface, German taxes don’t seem that high. The standard tax rate…

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The O1 visa is non-resident visa offered by the US government to any individual (including any recognized expert) who demonstrates or possesses extraordinary ability in business, education, athletics, arts, sciences, or the motion picture or television industry. Such ability is often judged by any national or international recognition (international awards or prizes) that the individual…

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The E2 visa is an investor visa offered by the government of the United States of America. It allows the visa recipient to live and work in the US based on an investment that he/she has made in the US. It essentially allows the investor to operate and develop the business in which he/she has…

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Opening offshore bank accounts is a concern for many of our clients. There are three types of accounts that we’ll be looking at: -Personal accounts -Business accounts -Brokerage accounts Let’s first talk about business accounts. There are a couple of variables here. When we talk about offshore it means that this bank account is outside…

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If you are traveling to the USA you will certainly notice that the trend of socialism or social democracy that’s on the rise. Bernie Sanders is gaining popularity, there’s lots of pressure to raise taxes for the rich, there’s lots of talk about income inequality. The interesting thing is that the American revolution started because…

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Why is Bulgaria an interesting place? Well, we’d say that there are three main reasons: It’s easy to get a residency Low taxes Costs are quite low Bulgaria has a flat 10% tax rate and 5% on dividends. We will do a separate video and article on the topic of Bulgarian taxes. This is, in…

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Tax planning for residents of Denmark Denmark is quite an interesting place. In my opinion, Copenhagen is a mix of Amsterdam and Helsinki. There are bikes all over the place, maybe even more than in Amsterdam. Culture is very progressive and open-minded. However, taxes in Denmark are among the highest in the world. Their top…

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Today we are talking about the subject of tax residency in Norway. Norway is one of the most affluent countries in the world. GDP per capita is within the top five. Like other Scandinavian countries, Norway has quite high taxes. It also has a good quality of life and good social programs. Because they have…

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Finland is famous for a couple of things. Finnish people are the number one coffee drinkers in the world! Besides coffee they also enjoy saunas. Here you will be able to find a sauna in a Burger King fast-food restaurant. Downtown in Helsinki there is a famous Ferris wheel that has a sauna pod. So…

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