USA NRA Investing: Using a USA IBC?
For the last 20 years we've used a USA domiciled broker. To avoid the draconian inheritance taxes of USA NRAs we've used a Panamanian IBC. When using a non-USA IBC we've found that the most effective and efficient portfolio for us is to use an Ireland Vanguard equity ETF (VWRD) and an Ireland Ishares bond ETF (IUAG).
As a USA NRA, I've always tried to stay away from the USA. Then I read some of the "Panama Papers". It got me thinking.
Why not use a USA domiciled IBC, trust, or LLC? That would work for mitigating the draconian USA inheritance taxes. It would also allow one to use USA domiciled ETFs because the dividend tax on USA equities would go to 0%.
It MAY be possible to recoup the 7.5% and 10.6% dividend taxes on developed non-USA and EM equities by filing a USA tax return and getting back the taxes on the "qualified" dividends of the non-USA equities.
What do you all think?
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