I have written about UCITS ETFs taxation in the past but will just like to elaborate on this topic from the angle of a retail investor looking to invest in these ETFs. Are they worth the hassle and are they that cost-efficient after all? The conclusion might surprise you. Before I embark on this topic, let me briefly talk about the difference between US ETFs and UCITS ETFs.

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US ETFs US ETFs are among the most popular investment asset for both new as well as seasoned investors. ETFs essentially provides an easy solution for an investor to purchase a basket of assets, hence achieving the purpose of diversification and removing the problem of unsystematic risk (risk associated with the exposure to any single stock). The US is home to the largest and most popular ETFs of them all. You can find almost any