In recent years, stories coming from those who cross the Canadian/US border have become increasingly like those of the caricatures seen in the films of fifty years ago, depicting East European countries that were under the control of the USSR.
We get a lot of questions but by far, one of the most common goes something like this: "What is the best overseas jurisdiction for me?" Of course, the answer will depend on a variety of factors - not least of which includes your citizenship and residency, as well as your goals and your personal preferences. Today, Toronto-based tax planning expert, Greg McNally, is here to guide us through some of the options available, specifically tailored to our Canadian readers.
Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to Andrey Dashkov, a very recent immigrant from the northeastern European country of Belarus. He and his wife both moved across the pond to Canada in late 2011 and in this interview, Andrey talks about his experiences and what it took for him to leave his homeland for the Great White North.
When we think about second passports, exotic locations such as Singapore or Uruguay often come to mind. But could it be that an American's best bet for second citizenship lies just north of the border?