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Only Two Countries Do This Appalling Thing—And the U.S. Is One of Them

Only Two Countries Do This Appalling Thing—And the U.S. Is One of Them
Americans live under one of the worst tax systems in the entire world.

The Future of Direct Taxation

The Future of Direct Taxation
This successful country has never had income tax, corporate tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, or even VAT, property tax, or sales tax in all of its history.

Another Corporate Giant Is Leaving the U.S. – What This Means for You

Another Corporate Giant Is Leaving the U.S. – What This Means for You
The latest high-profile company to put the Beast on a diet.

Is It Time to Renounce U.S. Citizenship While You Still Can?

Is It Time to Renounce U.S. Citizenship While You Still Can?
Preventing people from leaving has always been a hallmark of authoritarianism.

This is How Tax Havens Restrain the Greed of Politicians

Statists thinks low-tax nations should be forced to surrender their sovereignty to help high-tax nations prop up their inefficient welfare states.

The 30-Cent Tax Premium

WSJ |
Tax compliance employs more workers than Wal-Mart, UPS, McDonald's, IBM and Citigroup combined.

When American Expats Don’t Want Their Kids to Have US Citizenship

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US citizens born abroad are technically liable for taxes even if their parents don’t register their birth with American authorities.

An Often Overlooked Predator: State Governments and Income Taxes

An Often Overlooked Predator: State Governments and Income Taxes
Depending on which state claims you as its milking cow, the consequences could be substantial.

London Mayor Bows to ‘Outrageous’ Demand to Pay US Tax Bill

FT |
All US citizens, including those with dual citizenship, are legally obliged to file a tax return and pay US taxes wherever they are living.

Should Martians Pay US Taxes?

Slate |
What the IRS might have to say about American colonists on the Red Planet.

Digital Tax Increase to Take Effect in Europe

Sydney Morning Herald |
The unelected bureaucrats at the EU think low-tax nations like Luxembourg should be forced to surrender their sovereignty to help high-tax nations like France and Germany prop up their inefficient welfare states.

London Mayor Is Poster Boy for Expat Tax Woes

Nasdaq |
Boris Johnson's case is a perfect illustration of the dilemmas faced by many of the 7.6 million U.S. citizens living abroad.

Judge This Country by Its Enemies

Can you name this free-market jurisdiction in the Western hemisphere?

Hungary Plans New Tax on Internet Traffic

Reuters |
Whenever a government gets into financial trouble, higher taxes are certain to follow.

Belgium Poker Player Tax to Hit 75%

Cards Chat |
It's no surprise that financially desperate governments change the rules on a whim when looking to squeeze their citizens for every drop.

The Economic Blacklist

The Economic Blacklist
Every year or two, an economic “blacklist” is made public to warn people as to what jurisdictions are not in compliance with world economic standards.

The International Tax Competitiveness Index

WSJ |
New global index highlights the harm from the US tax code.

Easiest Countries to Pay Taxes In

PwC |
Paying Taxes is a unique study which investigates and compares tax regimes across 189 economies worldwide, ranking them according to the relative ease of paying taxes.

US Seeks to Prevent Corporations from Renouncing US Tax Citizenship

The Washington Post |
Obama is urging congress to curtail inversions – in which US based companies combine with foreign entities to lower their tax burdens.

Corporations Join Droves Renouncing US Citizenship

Corporations Join Droves Renouncing US Citizenship
US tax policies are sabotaging its global economic competitiveness. Fortunately there is an escape hatch.

Tax Exiles Flee America

FEE |
Entrepreneurs are high-tailing it out of the United States, and it’s the politicians’ fault.

Puerto Rico as an Alternative to Renunciation

Puerto Rico as an Alternative to Renunciation
Puerto Rico's tax incentives have created a new and unprecedented opportunity for US citizens, bringing a genuine alternative to renunciation.

Pocket Enormous Tax Savings in Puerto Rico…

Pocket Enormous Tax Savings in Puerto Rico…
I did it. I recently moved down to the Island of Enchantment with my family. But it wasn't just the sunny skies, year-round warm weather, and beautiful ocean beaches that drew us to Puerto Rico; it was the incredible tax breaks that are not available anywhere else in the world.

Puerto Rico’s Act 20 and Act 22 Tax Incentives—the Best Haven for Americans

Puerto Rico’s Act 20 and Act 22 Tax Incentives—the Best Haven for Americans
Puerto Rico may be the best option for Americans to reduce their tax burden at present.

Americans Can Still Benefit from Tax Havens

Americans Can Still Benefit from Tax Havens
You are technically a slave when 100% of the fruits of your labor is taxed or otherwise confiscated by force. So, at what percentage are you not a slave?

Americans Are on a Tight Leash

Americans Are on a Tight Leash
By Nick Giambruno - It is far better to deal with the burdens associated with internationalization than to leave your savings, your income, and yourself in range of a desperate government’s wrecking ball.

How to Prove Benjamin Franklin Wrong About Taxes

How to Prove Benjamin Franklin Wrong About Taxes
Tax Freedom Day is the day of the year that the average person has in theory earned enough money to pay their annual tax bill. I thought it would be useful to look at when Tax Freedom Day occurs across the world to gain some perspective.

Reporting Requirements for Americans with Foreign Financial Accounts

Reporting Requirements for Americans with Foreign Financial Accounts
If you are a US person who has a financial interest or signature authority over foreign bank accounts, securities accounts and/or other financial accounts you probably have to report them to the US government on multiple forms. The penalties for failure to file are onerous.

Reduce Your US Tax Bill With Foreign Tax Credit Carryforwards

Reduce Your US Tax Bill With Foreign Tax Credit Carryforwards
Ryan Losi explains how you can potentially reduce your US tax bill with foreign tax credit carryforwards for up to 10 years.

More Taxes To Feed The Beast

More Taxes To Feed The Beast
What the International Man needs to know this week, recent articles and news, the best internationalization sources on the web, and more.

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