Ireland dubbed tax ‘black hole’ by EU commissioner
Ireland, along with several other EU countries, have been called tax policy ‘black holes’ by the EU commissioner, but he dismissed claims for their inclusion on the EU tax haven blacklist.
Make America indebted again
On the one-year anniversary of president Donald Trump’s inauguration, his administration is more divided than ever with growing murmurs of a government shutdown. One thing the president seems to have unwavering support on is his tax bill, but with treasury yields rising should investors be more concerned?
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DeVere expands into Latin America, opens Mexico City outpost
DeVere Group is to open an office in Mexico City, headed up by an ex-Guardian Wealth man, its first step in an ambitious plan to expand throughout Latin America.
DeVere launches cryptocurrency app as Bitcoin hits 6-week low
Global independent financial advice firm deVere Group has added a cryptocurrency app to its suite of products to meet “soaring global demand”, despite lingering concerns about the viability and legitimacy of digital currencies.
US slams EU tax haven blacklist
The US Treasury Department “disagrees” with the recently released EU tax haven blacklist, arguing that it “undermines” international standards put in place to identify non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, according to a letter sent to the EU security general.
Expats hit as funds suspended over missing Priips documents
US expats will be among the worst affected after Hargreaves Lansdown suspended nearly 1,200 ETFs and investment trusts last week after they failed to produce a key information document (Kid) as required under the EU’s new Priips regulation.