This week, the EU has added four countries and jurisdictions to its blacklist of tax havens, including British overseas territory the Cayman Islands. “The EU set up the system in 2017, to put pressure on countries to crack down on tax havens and unfair competition, sanctioning those it considered unfair in offering tax avoidance schemes.
Offshore banking is often associated with negative connotations in regard to tax evasion and criminal activity, but this couldn’t be further than the truth. Despite what you may hear, offshore banking is completely legal. Put simply, they’re bank accounts held in a country other than the one you permanently reside in. So why do you
As the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues, many are looking for clarity on what leaving the EU might mean for their businesses before carrying out investment plans. The UK was once considered a jurisdiction that offered benefits to foreign investors including a stable political and economic situation, but the continued uncertainty is leading individuals and businesses
Hong Kong has traditionally been seen as a tax haven and the financial hub of Asia, if not the world. The island is well-known for its zero taxation on foreign residents and corporations. However, the last six months of social and political unrest in Hong Kong has taken a toll on the region’s economy, with