UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (2) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: peterxyz Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 6186  
Subject: Re: dual citizenship Date: 3/1/2008 4:54 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0

Don't know much about world-wide taxation of US citizens, except you better see a specialist. Since this is a US pecularity, your best sources will be in the US - try the Fools Tax boards

With regard to transferring assets, I'm not sure what advantages you had in mind for a Swiss bank account and whether you are after local assets (many are purchasable on US exchanges) or want local bank accounts, brokerage a/c's etc.

If the later, try talking to HSBC - they have branches in Aust and NZ and may be the easiest route. There are always online brokerages (check their T&C to see if overseas residents are eligible).
Also have a quick look at the Australia and NZ dual tax agreements - you can usually apply to have lower rates of withholding for non-residents (both for interest and dividends).

Hope this helps - reply with more specific information as to what your needs ar and I'll try to answer your questions.


Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (2) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next


Foolanthropy 2015!
Fistula Foundation: A World of Good!
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Saul's Investing Discussions

Gilead Sciences CC Thoughts
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.