The Top 11 European Tax Havens

Extending from western Europe into the Caucasus, countries as diverse as Switzerland and the Republic of Georgia host a variety of tax havens. These countries provide a refuge from income taxes, capital gains taxes, and corporate taxes. In consequence, they have attracted a variety of tax refugees, including large companies and private investors, seeking to […]

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Tax Havens: A Short Introduction

Tax havens are jurisdictions around the world where the tax laws are lenient or non-existent. The oldest tax havens in the contemporary world are places like Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Panama, which have each had this status for about a hundred years. GAO: International Taxation and Tax Havens OECD: List of Uncooperative Tax Havens Let’s get […]

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Land Mortgages: Buying Land With a Loan

If you have a serious interest in building your dream house, develop land, or just build your investment portfolio, you will likely need to learn how to invest in land, as well as the ins and outs of buying land with a loan.   As you consider your options, be creative as you seek answers to […]

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Is Buying Land a Good Investment?

People looking for a sound investment should consider buying land. Whether the purpose for the purchase is to build a home, start a business, or save it until the value increases, it’s usually a safe bet if you do the research and follows a few rules along the way. Consider the following information to help […]

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5 Best Index Funds for 2021

Index funds offer non-investors the opportunity to put money into the stock market with a lower level of risk over time. They’re affordable and stable while providing a return on investment that’s higher than a certificate of deposit (CD) or savings account. An index fund does the stock diversification for you and prevents you from being […]

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How to Buy Land

While buying land may not seem to be among the more glamourous of real estate investments, the reality is that buying land can be a great investment if you are smart enough to know what to know before buying land. If you have a complete understanding of how to invest in land and make money […]

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The Top 10 Caribbean Tax Havens

Many Caribbean nations are pure tax havens that offer tax security to business owners and investors because of their financial privacy laws, non-existent income taxes, and non-existent corporate taxes. These nations became tax havens to attract foreign investment, bolster their own economies, and reduce their dependence on foreign nations, though their effectiveness has been curtailed […]

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A Guide to Countries without Income Taxes

The idea of living a life free of income taxes is exhilarating, but the reality of achieving it is easily perceived as difficult and inconvenient to the point of being daunting. [NOTE: This article is a chapter in ourComprehensive Guide to Tax Havens.] For example, the first thing you might think to try is taking […]

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How Secure Are Tax Havens?

Scrutiny of offshore banking accounts and financial activities has increased and a variety of national and international organizations are applying pressure to establish treaties and exchange agreements that would eliminate the tax advantages that tax havens provide. Many countries are not happy about the existence of tax havens that lower the amount of money they […]

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