Investment Immigration Programs Absolves of Tax Evasion or Misreporting Risks

Investment Immigration Programs Absolves of Tax Evasion or Misreporting Risks

Citizenship by investment programs offered by countries like Antigua & Barbuda, St. Kitts & Nevis, Cyprus and Malta regularly face criticism for facilitating tax evasion. However, deeper analysis of relationship between an individual’s citizenship status and tax status paints a completely different picture.  Contrary to popular perception, an individual’s passport has absolutely no bearing on…

Australia’s Real Estate Sector Set For Significant Investor Visa Boost as 4-Year Lock-in Ends

Australia’s Real Estate Sector Set For Significant Investor Visa Boost as 4-Year Lock-in Ends

Australia’s real estate sector is set for a much-needed boost as hundreds of Significant Investor Visa candidates get their most returned and permanent residence status. Come July 2019, around 880 candidates who applied under the SIV program between 2013 and 2015 are likely to become Australian permanent residents and receive their investments back.  $4.5 Billion…

Entrepreneur Investment, Net Worth and Experience Requirements Slashed By Ontario

Entrepreneur Investment, Net Worth and Experience Requirements Slashed By Ontario

The investment and net worth requirements for candidates under the Ontario Entrepreneur Stream (OES) have been slashed. Candidates for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program stream also require less business experience following the changes, which are effective July 8, 2019. Canada’s largest province is hoping to make the OES more attractive to job creators and be…

4,150 Golden Visas and Counting: Greek Golden Visa Program Continues to Impress

4,150 Golden Visas and Counting: Greek Golden Visa Program Continues to Impress

More than 4,150 wealthy investors have become permanent residents of Greece through its popular golden visa program.  Introduced in 2013, the program offers a fast-track route to permanent residence in Greece through a minimum investment of €250,000 in real estate. This investment immigration program has been a huge hit among Chinese, Russian and Turkish investors. …