‘Lucifer’s Banker’ Birkenfeld back Sept. 30, with ‘uncensored’ update of tell-all book

On the last page of his best-selling, 2016 saga of his journey from Geneva-based UBS banker to U.S. government whistle-blower, federal prisoner, and finally, recipient of a record-breaking US$104 million whistle-blower award from Uncle Sam, Brad Birkenfeld hinted that he might not be heading for a low-key early retirement in some glossy, upscale gated community anytime soon. Even though he could well afford it.

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Andersen Global adds outposts in Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis

Andersen Global, the San Francisco-based organization of legally-separate tax and legal services firms that evolved out of a part of the now-defunct Arthur Andersen accountancy firm, has added two more jurisdiction to its growing Caribbean portfolio of outposts, with the signing of "collaboration agreements" with St. Kitts and Nevis-based HazelAlleyne,  a full-service law firm located in Basseterre, St. Kitts, and Kingston, Jamaica-based Senior Accounting Services Ltd.

Tax Foundation: Joe Biden’s plan to address 'offshoring' comes with contradictions 

Last week, American voters – and business executives, onshore and abroad – finally got a look at Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's thoughts about how he planned to change the way the U.S. taxes cross-border commerce, if he wins the election in November.

Here, Daniel Bunn, vice president of Global Projects at the Washington, DC-based Tax Foundation think tank, reveals certain contradictions and discrepancies he sees in the Biden draft tax plan... 

American expats ask: 'Will my vote arrive in time to be counted?'

Editor's note: This article was updated on Sept. 22nd

With less than two months to go until the U.S. presidential election, American expats are more unsure than ever about whether their efforts to vote this year will pay off. Media reports of postal delays and other issues have caused many to wonder how, if at all, they can boost the chances their vote will arrive in time to be counted. 

Here, Laura Mosedale, co-chair of voter registration for Democrats Abroad UK and a Federal Voting Assistance Program-certified voting assistance official, provides an update on this fast-moving situation...

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Tax Foundation: Joe Biden’s plan to address 'offshoring' comes with contradictions 

Tax Foundation: Joe Biden’s plan to address 'offshoring' comes with contradictions 

Last week, American voters – and business executives, onshore and abroad – finally got a look at Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's thoughts about how he planned to change the...

Sep-16-2020