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Re: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF

I believe that your broker is responsible for the withholding tax

See http://blogs.angloinfo.com/us-tax/2012/ ... -used-for/

Anyway I've made my mind up and going to invest outside of the NYSE probably through the FTSE
by avant-garde
Sat May 11, 2013 7:27 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF
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Re: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF

Again thank you for your replies.

The 4 Vanguard funds will have some overlap but seem a good starting point. Hopefully they'll expand their range in the future - to cloud my judgement further.

Thank you eugeneyan for the link, some good advice there.

AG
by avant-garde
Fri May 10, 2013 12:59 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF
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Re: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF

Thank you,

That is what I was guessing, mainly due to comparing 0.05% TER+ 30% tax to 0.09% TER.

Another big clue is that the broker doesn't accept US citizens due to the tax complications.

It also makes my investing options simple as Vanguard only have 4 ETFs listed on the FTSE.

AG
by avant-garde
Thu May 09, 2013 12:17 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF
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Re: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF

Just to clarify I want to compare Apples with Apples, ie not comparing US stocks to UK ones, but rather the same (or equivalent) fund listed on the different exchanges.
by avant-garde
Wed May 08, 2013 1:37 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF
Replies: 8
Views: 740

As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF

Hello everyone, I was wondering if I am better off investing through the NYSE or FTSE or any other exchange. eg S&P 500 ETF TERs are 0.05% and 0.09% respectively. But understand that I would be charged 30% tax on the NYSE ETF dividends. My situation is that I am a Kiwi/British expat working in Q...
by avant-garde
Wed May 08, 2013 2:01 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: As a non US expat, should I use NYSE or FTSE ETF
Replies: 8
Views: 740

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