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US approves E-1/E-2 visas for Portugal

US approves E-1/E-2 visas for Portugal

The Portuguese Golden visa program becomes even more attractive to property investors who have already acquired Portuguese nationality and want to apply for E-1/E-2 visa to enter United States. Congress has approved HR 776 making the eligibility of Portuguese traders and investors to apply for E-1 and E-2 visas on a condition that aliens who have acquired nationality by investment…

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Top 10 Corporate Tax Havens

Top 10 Corporate Tax Havens

British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands are the world’s most popular corporate tax havens in the world for 2021 according to Corporate Tax Haven Index (by Tax Justice Network) which publishes a ranking of jurisdictions most complicit in helping multinational corporations underpay corporate income tax. Bermuda takes the third place. Switzerland and Luxembourg are major secrecy jurisdictions and also very…

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Top 10 Countries for Financial Secrecy

Top 10 Countries for Financial Secrecy

The United States ranks first in the world for financial secrecy for 2022 enabling wealthy individuals to hide assets, according to Financial Secrecy Index which ranks countries based on how much financial secrecy they supply to the world.  Jurisdictions are ranked by their FSI value to identify the world’s biggest suppliers of financial secrecy. Switzerland and Singapore take the second…

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How to Add Spouse and Child for St.Lucia Citizenship?

How to Add Spouse and Child for St.Lucia Citizenship?

The Saint Lucia citizenship by investment program provides a facility to add dependents anytime within 5 years, post granting citizenship to principal applicant by paying a flat fee. This makes it convenient for families to add their family members without making entire investment at the start. St.Lucia citizen (granted through the CIP program) may add-on a qualifying dependent for the…

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Montenegro citizen by investment is closed from 2023

Montenegro citizen by investment is closed from 2023

Montenegro citizenship by investment program closes after the expiry of the program in Dec 31, 2022.  No further applications are accepted from Jan 1, 2023 onwards. The decision was taken by the current government to scrap the investor citizenship program to pursue EU accession ambitions to meet the recommendation by European Commission against operating an investor citizenship scheme. The Special…

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