Expat Lifestyle

How to Move an LLC to Another State: The Expat’s Guide

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Many small business owners with a US-registered limited liability company (LLC) choose to maintain it when moving abroad. After all, an LLC offers significant liability protection, allows you to choose alternative tax treatments, and may make it easier to work with US-based clients. But at some point, motivated by tax rates in the state your […]

Retire in Italy: Visas, Healthcare, Taxes, & More

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From delicious cuisine to the affordable cost of living, laid-back pace of life, and rich culture, there are many reasons Americans may want to retire in Italy. Fortunately for retirees — or anyone with enough passive income — a dedicated visa puts that goal well within reach. We’ve rounded up some of the most pertinent […]

What Is a Reasonable Owner Salary for an S Corp?

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It’s one of the most common questions among those evaluating business structures: What is a reasonable owner salary for an S corp? Knowing what a reasonable salary is — and how to determine one — is essential to reaping the benefits of S corp status. In the right circumstances, those benefits can be significant. Forming […]

LLC, S-Corp, & C-Corp: What’s Best for US Expats?

LLC, S-Corp and C-Corp: What’s Best for US Expats?

Depending on your goals, the right business structure can help you reduce administrative burden, facilitate company growth, or shield you from personal liability — as well as have major tax benefits. If you’re a self-employed US expat, you may have wondered about the differences between the three most common options: LLCs, S corp and C […]

Retire in Costa Rica: Visas, Healthcare, Taxes, & More

Sunset in Costa Rica

Americans looking to move to a beautiful, safe, and relatively affordable country in their golden years may want to retire in Costa Rica. Whether you want to relax, go on adventures, or indulge in a bit of both, Costa Rica’s got you covered. And with a dedicated retirement visa, moving there is much more attainable […]

Your Complete Guide to Budgeting as a Digital Nomad

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Budgeting as a digital nomad can be tricky, but it’s essential. Travel expenses can add up quickly, and you don’t want to run out of funds in a foreign country. That said, it’s definitely possible to travel — even for an indefinite amount of time — without breaking the bank. Below, we’ll go over everything you […]