Tax Planning

The Wealth Tax: (Un)Healthy, (Un)Wealthy, & (Un)Wise

To: The Hon. Sen. Charles Grassley Chair, Joint Committee on Taxation U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. Dear Chairman Grassley: The proposed wealth tax is prismatically bad policy—bad from any angle. Two of your fellow senators, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, have both proposed taxing wealth on an annual basis at rates from …

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Avoiding the ‘death tax’: Financial planning in life could help reduce the risk of your loved ones losing out

LifestyleMoney Financial advisers and tax specialists are hoping inheritance tax (IHT) allowances will be increased as well as simplified Friday, 31st January 2020, 7:00 am Updated Friday, 31st January 2020, 7:01 am Rules may change in the Budget but experts advise starting to plan now (Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire) Financial advisers and tax specialists are …

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13 Important Details To Review With Your Financial Advisor At Each Check-In

Regularly meeting with your financial advisor can help you maximize your money and keep track of your long-term financial goals. However, these meetings are only beneficial if all the essential bases are reviewed. To make sure you have everything covered, we asked a panel of Forbes Finance Council members which important details clients should review with their …

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Relocation and Retirement in Cyprus – the Tax aspect

A. INTRODUCTION ​Since 2004, Cyprus is a full Member State of the European Union. This fact, along with its good strategic location, highly skilled human capital, excellent infrastructure, reliable communications, relatively low cost of living, sound and stable legal system, warm climate and hospitality of its people, are some of the advantages which contribute to …

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Americans to inherit $764B this year, mostly tax-free, a Brookings Institution paper found

One way the rich get richer is through inheritance, and they’re barely paying taxes on it. Americans are projected to inherit $764 billion this year and will pay an average tax of just 2.1% on that income, New York University law professor Lily Batchelder estimates in a paper published by the Brookings Institution. “If anything, …

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Planning Board Delays Further Approvals on Compass Point Project

BARNEGAT, NJ – Developer Chris Vernon, the owner of 1111 West Bay and Nautilus Associates LLC, and his team appeared before the Barnegat Planning Board this week. Seeking further approval to start work on the Compass Point Project, the applicant was advised to come back next month. The delay was announced after tempers flared during …

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Party leaders clash over tax cuts, housing and climate

The leaders of seven political parties contesting in the General Election tackled a number of topics in the latest debate, ranging from housing and health to climate change and a border poll. Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar began the debate on Virgin Media Television by defending his party’s spending plans. He joined Fianna Fáil leader …

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