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Taxation & investment in the Caribbean

Taxation & investment in the Caribbean

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Published by IBFD in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Business enterprises -- Taxation -- Law and legislation -- Caribbean Area.,
    • Corporation law -- Caribbean Area.

    • Edition Notes

      Description based on: suppl. no. 28, Dec. 2003.

      Other titlesTaxation and investment in the Caribbean
      Statementmanaging editor, Elizabeth de Brauw ; editors: Jude Amos [et al.] ...
      ContributionsDe Brauw-Hay, Elizabeth., Amos, Jude., International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKGJ928 .T39
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. (loose-leaf) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3390218M
      ISBN 109076078068
      LC Control Number2004617432
      OCLC/WorldCa51369404

      Explore our list of Taxation of Investments Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. For most Caribbean countries taxation is problematic. Small populations, relatively low levels of economic activity, high levels of debt, weak administration and severe and costly challenges, such as that posed by climate change, mean that the domestic tax base in much of the region is unlikely ever to cover the cost of all recurrent and.

        One of the few tax-free countries where obtaining second citizenship is possible, Vanuatu offers a very straightforward residency program that rewards those who invest more. Foreigners can invest about $89, for a one-year residence visa, renewable annually. Invest more and you’ll get three, five, ten, or even fifteen years. The Caribbean receives some of the highest levels of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world. In the recent past, FDI flows have been particularly volatile, with the financial crisis in greatly reducing FDI flows to the Caribbean, although they have recovered somewhat recently.

        International taxation is a vital issue for a growing number of business and individuals across the world. The need to understand how the international system of taxation works is therefore a subject of importance to many people. The International Taxation System provides this understanding by bringing together experts from the most important fields in the subject who have each authored 1/5(1). Note: the opinions expressed in Caribbean Journal Op-Eds are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Caribbean Journal. Opinion caribbean, china, investment, st. kitts.


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Taxation & investment in the Caribbean Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title Taxation and investment in the Caribbean / principal author, John Rodway ; editors W.A. Comello, A.T. Johnson. Imprint Amsterdam: International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, c Call Number Comp R Alternate Title Taxation & investment in the Caribbean.

ISBN. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The book also highlights the differences between the law in various Commonwealth Caribbean countries and refers to points of difference with English law.

The following areas are given particular emphasis: statutory construction, anti-avoidance, withholding tax, exempt income, judicial review of tax assessments, and the capital/income dichotomy.5/5(1).

Tax Administration Reforms in the Caribbean Challenges, Achievements, and Next Steps Over the past decade, governments in the Caribbean region have introduced the value-added tax (VAT) to modernize their tax system, rapidly mobilize revenue and reduce budget deficits.

There is unrelenting pressure, particularly on taxation authorities in developing and transition countries, to design tax incentives to attract foreign investment.

Although experience shows that justification for the use of such incentives can be found only in limited circumstances, policy makers everywhere continue to confer tax benefits on investors in the hopes of achieving various economic. Tax incentives have been used extensively in the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) to promote investment.

The associated revenue losses are large, and benefits in terms of. Latin American & Caribbean Tax Explorer Plus This unique guide represents the first independent, comprehensive survey of the systems of taxation and the regulations for investment in the Latin American and Caribbean region. The stamp tax for vendors is %, and the stamp tax for purchasers is %.

Non-citizens vendors are required to pay a land value appreciation tax at the rate of 5%. The book contains complementary essays on the use of tax incentives, to attract foreign direct investment (FDI).

The first essay presents results of the authors' original research, and explores FDI, and issues of tax incentives, in the context of Indonesia. Corporate Income Tax Competition in the Caribbean Prepared by Koffie Nassar1 Authorized for distribution by Paul Cashin March Abstract This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF.

The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent. Tax Efficient Investing offers a comprehensive road map for investors to create a tax-advantaged investment strategy by following simple steps to become a more tax-efficient investor.

Most individual investors tend to make investment decisions purely based on future expected returns and consider the tax-consequences only after the fact/5(2).

The Caribbean offers some of the most popular tax havens in the world, providing benefits such as very low tax liability and financial privacy.

Motivated by the concern that corporate income tax (CIT) competition may have eroded the tax base, this paper calculates average effective tax rates to measure the impact of CIT competition, including the widespread use of tax holidays, on the tax base for 15 countries in the Caribbean.

The results not only confirm erosion of the tax base, but also show that CIT holidays must be removed for Author: Koffie Ben Nassar.

For most Caribbean countries taxation is problematic. Small populations, relatively low levels of economic activity, high levels of debt, weak administration, and severe and costly challenges, such as that posed by climate change, mean that the domestic tax base in much of the region is unlikely ever to cover the cost of all recurrent and capital expenditure.

Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean is a joint publication by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, the OECD Development Centre, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Inter-American Centre of Tax Administrations (CIAT).

It provides internationally comparable data on tax. International Tax Antigua & Barbuda Highlights Updated January Investment basics: Currency – East Caribbean Dollar (XCD). Foreign exchange control – The monetary authority is the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank.

There are no limits on foreign exchange transactions. Accounting principles/financial statements –. Tax in the Caribbean: Discover the most attractive low tax jurisdictions in the Caribbean. As Benjamin Franklin famously wrote in“in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”.

Taxation. Barbados is an attractive place of residence for non-domiciliaries. Learn about exemptions and incentives targeted at attracting foreign investment and encouraging earners of foreign exchange.

by Ernst & Young Caribbean. There is no personal or corporate income tax, no capital gains tax, no sales tax, no withholding tax, no gift tax or inheritance tax and no probate fees. An annual resident permit may be purchased from the government for $1, — next to nothing.

Unlike your home government, the Bahamas gives preferential treatment the more you invest. The EU's infamous tax blacklist and the Caribbean international financial centres are in the midst of regulatory upheaval.

The outcome will determine the nature of the region's industry for years to come, writes Pedro Gonçalves in a feature article from our Caribbean special report. Blacklists have been a feature of tax diplomacy ever since an internationally co-ordinated assault on tax.

Real Estate. Real estate is another traditional way to invest in the Caribbean. Real estate, as long as it is fundamentally sound in terms of location, typically provides a stable investment base. Pensions and Social Security payments are not subject to Colombian tax, but there is no tax treaty against double taxation with the U.S.

Retirement visas are .Examples & Explanations: Corporate Taxation offers a remarkably clear treatment of a complex area of tax ifying Subchapter C, Cheryl D. Block methodically explains all of the tax issues that arise from the formation of the corporation to liquidation/5(18).