offshore investment


Any investment housed in a country other than the investor's country of residence. Offshore investments are popular among investors that try to shelter large gains on investing from being tax heavily. Most offshore investments have to be legally recorded in the investor's country of residence or he/she may face stiff fines or possible jail time from concealing these investments from taxing authorities.
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offshore financial subsidiary foreign investment funds tax (FIF Tax)