You (probably) need a financial advisor
201701.09
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You (probably) need a financial advisor

Financial planners are not just for the wealthy CEOs driving around (or even being driven) in their shiny, black company cars. There are different levels of advisers and you have to pick one that fits your budget. However, most of us could definitely use some help with our finances, especially when it comes to investments,…

Britain offers huge savings on corporate taxes
201701.03
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Britain offers huge savings on corporate taxes

Who doesn’t love a business with American roots that holds their corporate office right here in America. America, people! We all love it, that is until it means higher prices. And these higher prices are largely due to the whopping 40% corporate tax businesses have to pay in the good, old US of A. Hopping…

Trump trumps tax laws, but he’s not the only offender
201610.11
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Trump trumps tax laws, but he’s not the only offender

We’ve all heard and read about Donald Trump’s near billion dollar loss by now, but it turns out that Donald Trump’s tax scandal could be considered small potatoes when we look at how wealthy companies “cheat” the tax system every year. Through charity spending write-offs, different property schemes, investments and taking private jets to offshore…

The Double Irish: Apple’s Tax Advantage
201608.30
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The Double Irish: Apple’s Tax Advantage

Early today the European Commission ordered Ireland to collect $14.6 Billion in unpaid taxes from Apple. This is the third major crackdown on American companies by the EU in just a year. Last October, the European Commission demanded similar payments from Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler. Is this the end of one of the most efficient…

Garza Harris Ltd. To Attend Capstone Conference As Partner
201606.14
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Garza Harris Ltd. To Attend Capstone Conference As Partner

Garza Harris Ltd. has joined as a partner with Capstone Conferences for the upcoming mid-July event at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center. The conference will take place from July 15-16, and high net worth individuals will come from around the United States to participate in networking, talks, and peer-to-peer learning. Capstone Conferences act…

Over 1 Million Americans Have Now Filed For the FATCA
201604.08
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Over 1 Million Americans Have Now Filed For the FATCA

FATCA filings have grown steadily over the last five years—17% per year, in fact—and Forbes recently reported that 1,163,229 Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs) were filed in 2015. That would be over 1 million Americans, many of whom are middle class citizens working abroad, who must fill out hundreds of pages of…

Starbucks Ordered to Pay 20-30 Million Euros in Back Tax
201510.26
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Starbucks Ordered to Pay 20-30 Million Euros in Back Tax

On October 21st, the European Commission held a conference ordering Starbucks, among other companies, to recover what they consider unpaid taxes. The Commission claims that Starbucks, headquartered in Amsterdam, used a British shell company, Alki, to avoid paying tens of millions of euros in tax. Starbucks transferred millions to Alki (an un-taxed entity) in royalty…

What is Double Irish?
201509.16
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What is Double Irish?

While it may sound like a fancy cocktail, Double Irish is one of the most effective and complicated tax strategies around. Companies like Google, Apple, and dozens of other companies have used it as a way to save billions of dollars in taxes. So how does it work? A corporation organized under United States law faces…