Top Three Myths About Puerto Rico’s Tax-Exemption – Act 22

Top Three Myths About Puerto Rico’s Tax-Exemption – Act 22

Regular readers of Island Insider already know about the benefits Act 22 of the Puerto Rican Tax Code. The Individual Investor Act encourages people to take up residence in Puerto Rico by offering extremely low – in fact almost zero – income tax rates. However, before you pack your bags, purchase a beach house, or look up pina colada recipes, there are a few thing s you should know. Here are the Top Three Myths…

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PUERTO RICO TAX CODE: The Difference Between Act 20 and Act 22

PUERTO RICO TAX CODE: The Difference Between Act 20 and Act 22

We’ve written before about the tremendous benefits of a move to Puerto Rico. Whether you’re considering moving to the island paradise to take advantage of its tax laws for individuals, or a U.S. business wishing to relocate for similar tax savings, Puerto Rico offers a financial lifestyle that’s hard to resist. The specific parts of the Puerto Rico tax code that directly concern Americans thinking of moving there are two Acts: Act 20 and Act…

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FirstNet Momentum: 20 States and Territories to Transform First Responder Communications With FirstNet

FirstNet Momentum: 20 States and Territories to Transform First Responder Communications With FirstNet

Alaska, Hawaii, Nebraska, Puerto Rico and Tennessee are the Latest to Announce Decisions to Opt-In. More than a third of the country has moved to modernize communications for the fire, police, emergency medical services (EMS) and other public safety personnel who bravely protect and serve their communities. Twenty states and territories have announced their decision to opt-in to the FirstNet network – America’s only communications platform purpose-built for public safety: Alaska Arizona Arkansas Hawaii Iowa Kansas Kentucky…

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Telemundo Comes Together In Support Of Hurricane Harvey Victims With “Red Cross Day” Friday, September 1

Telemundo Comes Together In Support Of Hurricane Harvey Victims With “Red Cross Day” Friday, September 1

Telemundo announced it has joined forces with the Red Cross to present a full day of special programming across all of the network’s daily shows and digital platforms on Friday, September 1st. Complementing the continuous news coverage led by Telemundo’s news anchor Jose Diaz-Balart and the local station’s news reporters, the awareness and fundraising initiative will help collect funds for the victims of the devastating Hurricane Harvey, a large segment of which are Hispanics, through www.elpoderenti.com/cruzroja or by calling 1-800-596-6567….

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Puerto Rico to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Rosselló Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

Puerto Rico to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Rosselló Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

First-of-its-Kind Solution Will Create Jobs, Spur Investment and Modernize Public Safety Communications across Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is transforming communications for first responders across the islands. Today, Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the territory’s public safety community and, with it, enhancements to help Puerto Rico’s first responders save lives and protect communities. “With this new tool we reinforce the exchange of information between the security agencies and the…

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Systech International Showcases Innovative Serialization and Authentication Solutions at Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) – Puerto Rico Chapter Conference

Systech International Showcases Innovative Serialization and Authentication Solutions at Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) – Puerto Rico Chapter Conference

Pharmaceutical product security and brand protection through packaging technology is highlighted.  Systech International, the pioneer in pharmaceutical serialization technology and leader in brand protection software, is proud to feature its packaging solutions at the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) – Puerto Rico Chapter Conference, August 24, 2017 in San Juan, PR. Conference Highlights: Systech subject matter experts will be speaking at this year’s event. Jim Sinisgalli, Director of Product Management-Brand Protection, will present “Integrated Brand Protection Solutions to Secure Your Supply…

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Puerto Rico Investment Summit confers grants to outstanding students

Puerto Rico Investment Summit confers grants to outstanding students

San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rico Investment Summit (PRIS) announced it will confer grants to seven outstanding students in science, engineering, financing and mobile application development so they can attend this year’s conferences. The summit will take place Oct. 9-10 in the Puerto Rico Conventions Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. “This is the fifth year we hold the Puerto Rico Investment Summit to highlight the benefits of Acts 20 and 22 and…

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5 Reasons You Should Consider Retirement in Puerto Rico

5 Reasons You Should Consider Retirement in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is so close to home that for many Americans it isn’t even considered a retirement destination. Many retirees opt for the Dominican Republic or the Virgin Islands, but in many ways Puerto Rico offers the perfect lifestyle for those looking to live out their golden years in the sun. Here are 5 reasons you should consider Puerto Rico for your retirement: It isn’t really ‘abroad’ at all Being a United States territory, Puerto…

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Puerto Rico: The Completely Legal Tax Haven

Puerto Rico: The Completely Legal Tax Haven

Who wouldn’t want to move to Puerto Rico? After all, it offers everything you expect from a tropical paradise: Sunny skies, warm weather all year round, beautiful beaches, and great food, culture and people. But it offers something else as well that’s drawing US residents here: a completely legal way to save on taxes! Two recently enacted Acts in the Puerto Rican tax code provide for a ZERO tax rate on Capital Gains on particular…

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Kelly Services® Furthers Its Technology Investment by Partnering with Erecruit™

Kelly Services® Furthers Its Technology Investment by Partnering with Erecruit™

Erecruit™, a leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms and employers, today announced that Kelly Services® (Kelly®), a global leader in providing workforce solutions, has chosen to expand its use of Erecruit’s enterprise staffing platform to power its end-to-end recruiting and fulfillment processes across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. As technology in the workforce solutions industry continues to evolve to meet the demands of both clients and candidates, the number of…

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