Americans living in HK

Simplifying US Tax Payments

Make Paying Your US Taxes Easier It’s no secret that being a US taxpayer is onerous, especially for those living abroad. Preparing returns, filing supplemental schedules, and completing FBARs is tedious and complicated.  For many overseas taxpayers, the headache doesn’t end when the return is submitted. The “simple” exercise of remitting US tax payments can …

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To Bit or Not to Bit: What Should Investors Make of Bitcoin Mania?

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are receiving intense media coverage, prompting many investors to wonder whether these new types of electronic money deserve a place in their portfolios. Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin emerged only in the past decade. Unlike traditional money, no paper notes or metal coins are involved. No central bank issues the currency, and …

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Announcing MASECO Asia’s New Wealth Manager – Valerie Blume

      MASECO Asia, the Hong Kong-based wealth manager that advises US nationals living in Asia, is delighted to announce the appointment of Valerie Blume as Wealth Manager. This appointment within the firm will help support Maseco Asia in their drive to promote and progress the business. Valerie joins the firm from The Royal …

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Exercise Your Right to Vote While Abroad

Unless you’ve been living on a remote island with no access to communication for the last several months, you are no doubt aware of the highly controversial U.S. Presidential election campaign in which the nation is currently embroiled. Regardless of your political affiliation or preference (or abhorrence) for one candidate over another, this election cycle …

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