Author Archive: Emma Mackenzie

Emma Mackenzie is a Marketing Executive with the DeltaQuest Group. With over 3 years of corporate and legal content writing experience, Emma began her marketing career working as a marketing assistant for a cosmetic company based in England, UK. During her time there she played a pivotal role in both producing company promotional and editorial content and managing the company website and advertising strategies. Her next career move was a two year academic writing post in the field of business law, in which she developed her writing skills extensively. Seeking a more challenging and progressive position within a legal and corporate services environment, Emma moved to Cyprus to take on the role of marketing executive within the DeltaQuest marketing department. Emma achieved her Marketing and Business Law degree from Strathclyde University, Scotland in 2007.

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British Company Under Fire in Global Tax Disgrace

| 12 Feb 2013 | 0 Comments

Zambia Sugar – a subsidiary of Associated British Foods – is accused of tax avoidance in Zambia, according to recent tax reports. The FTSE 100 company has been on the receiving end of a yearlong investigation by ActionAid and the extent of the damage is now visible. Associated British Foods, owner of popular brands such […]

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Protection from Inheritance Taxes

| 28 Jan 2013 | 3 Comments

The latest developments in the wealth management industry prevail from the USA and China, where inheritance tax concerns and portfolio diversification become top priority. NEBRASKA, USA – Inheritance tax has also become a topic of conversation in Nebraska due to a recent proposal by a Nebraska lawmaker to lower the state’s inheritance tax rates. The […]

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Big Companies Triumph over Small Businesses

| 28 Jan 2013 | 0 Comments

Corporate tax news this week comes from the USA where large companies are set to enjoy tax breaks in return for charitable donations, whilst small businesses get ready to endure the loss of their tax advantages. USA – This week will see the finalization of agreements from Twitter and six other San Francisco technology companies […]

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Hungary to Tax Offshore Assets

| 28 Jan 2013 | 1 Comment

Hungary’s government has announced its plans to obtain information regarding assets held in offshore accounts in a bid to tackle tax avoidance and keep the country’s budget deficit below the EU required level. In recent reports by Reuters, the Hungarian government has revealed they will ask Switzerland for ‘full disclosure’ to assist them in tracking […]

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2012 Asset Protection Highlights – “The Importance of Asset Protection”

| 18 Dec 2012 | 0 Comments

Asset protection has been a hot topic of debate throughout 2012, particularly due to the unrelenting eurozone breakdown and bleak economic outlook for 2013. In respect of a slow economic recovery from a double dip recession, many have turned their focus from investing, to protecting their assets. Covering everything from the best ways of protecting […]

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2012 Corporate Tax Highlights – “Offshore Company Formation Trends”

| 18 Dec 2012 | 0 Comments

The most notable trend reported within the corporate tax industry for 2012 has been the redomiciliation of companies to low tax jurisdictions. With unrelenting economic turmoil throughout Europe, the once  popular and ‘tax friendly’ EU states are now being shunned in favor of more exotic and stable climates such as the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Seychelles […]

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Tax Free Savings Accounts to help you Build your Future

| 7 Nov 2012 | 0 Comments

The importance of financially securing your future has become even more apparent in recent times due to the ongoing recession and widespread redundancies faced by individuals in the UK and beyond. With redundancies rising and tax rates creeping higher, it is essential that individuals take responsibility for protecting their money and building a financially secure […]

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Top Offshore Banking Locations for Enhanced Privacy and Protection

| 7 Nov 2012 | 2 Comments

Offshore bank accounts are commonly misrepresented as a financial tool for the ultra wealthy. In reality, most individuals can establish offshore bank accounts that benefit from low minimum deposits, tax-free savings, increased privacy, and asset protection. Depending on your citizenship, your financial objectives, and your banking need […]

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Tax Considerations of a Shipping Company

| 7 Sep 2012 | 0 Comments

Predictably, the unrelenting financial downturn has left its mark on almost all key industries across the globe – including the shipping industry. In response to the current shipping climate, shipping companies need to carefully consider where to operate in order to benefit from favorable tax and maritime regulations, and to maintain profit levels despite surrounding […]

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Top Ways of Protecting your Yacht

| 7 Sep 2012 | 1 Comment

The best ways to protect one’s yacht is a recurring subject posed by yacht owners worldwide. With heightened risks of pirate activity, financial disasters, and stricter maritime regulations, vessel protection has become a frequent topic of conversation in the yachting industry. Irrespective of whether you own a private or commercial vessel, understanding the key elements […]

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