November 8, 2019 Harold Ellis

In the 70s, the proud people of Vanuatu declared their independence, freeing themselves from the yoke of colonialism of nothing more and nothing less than two nations: France and England. However, the independence of Vanuatu was truly unique, since the people kept their original indigenous systems intact, as well as the culture of the natives, which is called “Custom”. At the risk of not doing justice to this complexly rich society, I would like to describe “custom” as a way of life, as well as a special interrelation between the land and the tribes of the region, both beyond the…

October 17, 2019 Harold Ellis

There are many legends and lies about having an offshore bank account in Switzerland , as well as creating it, putting money in it, and using it. To clear any doubt It should be clarified that there is no moral or legal dilemma about making a decision about whether to open an offshore bank account in Switzerland or not. It is completely legal, not illegal or even alegal, that is, it meets all the requirements within the Spanish legislation as a Swiss. In fact, the process is completely normal, in that it does not even have to be presented in…

September 23, 2019 Harold Ellis

When you sell a home and make a profit, you have to pay a profit tax. But filling in the declaration correctly is certainly not simple. Now, the Swedish Tax Agency introduces three new free services that calculate the correct amounts for you. It is easy to make mistakes when you have to declare the profit tax on a home sale or apply for a deferral. Selling a home is not something you do often and the uncertainty about what really applies is great among Swedes. – Housing sales are one of the areas in the declaration where the most…

September 15, 2019 Harold Ellis

When your tax return is finalized, you will receive a final tax notice that tells you whether you will receive tax refund or residual tax / withholding tax. The final tax notice is given either during April, June or August. What is tax refund? Tax refund means that you will receive tax money back from the Swedish Tax Agency. You simply paid too much in tax in 2017. How much money you will get back is the excess tax you paid in 2017. If you have created a digital mailbox and registered your bank account you have the opportunity to…

August 7, 2019 Harold Ellis

Belize is a sovereign country that for many years offers favorable conditions for the registration of offshore companies and the opening of bank accounts. The Incorporation of International Societies of Belize is governed by the International Commercial Companies Law of 1990, which was amended in 2000. In 1962-1981 Belize was a British colony, and only after the ratification of the “International Business Act” began to develop as an independent offshore financial center. Many investors choose the jurisdiction of Belize to do business because it has an excellent tax and commercial legislation, its legal system is based on English Common Law….

August 6, 2019 Harold Ellis

Christmas stands at the door and it is rarely free. An effective way to pay for presents and Christmas food is to cast an extra eye on the declaration already. There are several smart ways to save several thousand dollars if you step into the work before December 31, especially if you have shares or funds. There’s a lot to do where the breaking point is December 31. It’s about deductions and profits and losses that you have to set off against each other, says Ana Manda, family economist at Ikano bank to Vondatch. Vondatch lists in its Article 7…