How do digital nomads pay tax?

digital nomad tax

"Bean counting", you see.

One of the questions we get asked most often by people struggling to understand our lifestyle is, “What about paying tax?” The suspicion seems to be that we’re slipping through the cracks – keeping our money hidden in PayPal accounts and buying our groceries with Bitcoins. To be fair, it’s also one of the questions we get asked most by aspiring digital nomads. We’ve been resisting answering publicly because we’ve got very limited knowledge – and, let’s face it, it’s more fun to talk about new business ideas – but…

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How (and why) we invest in property as digital nomads


The half hour in Photoshop will be TOTALLY worth it when I realise my life's ambition of ranking #1 for "house on plane" in Google Image Search.

When it comes to being a digital nomad, everyone talks about passive income – from products, from royalties, or from businesses that you’ve systemised so other people can run them. You never hear about passive income from property investing (or “real estate”, if you insist). And with good reason: it requires a load of money and a lot of research to get started, the rules are totally different from country to country, and it seems fundamentally incompatible with a life of travel. It’s not particularly helpful for most people, so…

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How can digital nomads find love?

A few people have remarked to us recently how lucky we are to both be into the digital nomad lifestyle. It might not seem like it when Mish is picking at her feet or I’m burping the national anthem, but it’s true – travel can get very lonely on your own, and it’s awesome being able to share the experience with your best friend. But if you’re a digital nomad, how do you find a partner? It’s not like you’re going to meet someone at work or keep bumping into…

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