The War on Taxpayer Privacy

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: March 31, 2015
Categories: FATCA, International Tax Planning
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Privacy is usually – and ought to be able to be – taken for granted.  But Western governments, unfazed by revelations of mass spying on emails and private phone calls post WikiLeaks and Mr Snowden, are now joining hands to collect financial … Read More

Global tax data exchange has dangers

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: September 18, 2014
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  Australian Financial Review Wednesday 17 September 2014 While the Prime Minister is sending 600 soldiers to Iraq to defend “our security”, the government is preparing to send en masse the financial asset account details of every Australian expatriate to … Read More

Singapore no longer a privacy haven

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: April 30, 2014
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The OECD/G20 onslaught – Singapore capitulates The fall of Singapore on 15 February 1942 was the most traumatic event in the history of the Crown Colony, the Queen of the Straits Settlements.  The Crown Colony found itself no longer protected, … Read More

The OECD/G20 tax agenda – automatic data exchange can’t work, won’t work and shouldn’t work

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: November 30, 2013
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2013-11-30 The OECD and G20 agenda it can’t work, it won’t work and shouldn’t work THE OECD/G20 TAX AGENDA It can’t work, it won’t work and it shouldn’t work Dr Terry Dwyer Dwyer Lawyers www.dwyerlawyers.com.au   The recent St Petersburg … Read More

International Estate Planning

Posted by: terrydwyer // Post Date: June 30, 2012
Categories: Estate Planning, International Tax Planning, Tax Planning
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2012-07-19 Dwyer Offshore Investment estate planning 227 INTERNATIONAL ESTATE PLANNING  Terry Dwyer, Dwyer Lawyers, Canberra, Australia  Of death and taxes, heaven and havens  Death may be inevitable, but for a religiously-inclined person, it may be seen as an escape from … Read More