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Welcome to the definitive expat website - A free online publication serving international expatriates and featuring world news, forums, events, in-depth country information and reliable investment and personal taxation guides. From moving to living to repatriation and everything in between. Explore our search tools covering international schools, jobs, expat events and embassies.

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Bahamas Ranked Best Low-Tax Expat Destination

Bahamas Ranked Best Low-Tax Expat Destination

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 30 July, 2014

The Bahamas has placed top in a new ranking of the most attractive low-tax locations for expats. Meanwhile, Bulgaria was identified as offering the best tax regime for expatriate individuals in the European Union.
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UK Accountancy Firm Warns On Personal Tax Allowance Proposals

UK Accountancy Firm Warns On Personal Tax Allowance Proposals

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 30 July, 2014

A UK accountancy firm has warned that proposals to limit the personal tax allowance for non-UK residents may leave British employees who are seconded abroad "significantly worse off." It said expats, including retirees, may have to rearrange their financial affairs to avoid losing out.
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Canada Highlights Adoption Tax Credit Expansion

Canada Highlights Adoption Tax Credit Expansion

By Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 29 July, 2014

Canada's Minister of State for Finance has drawn attention to the recent expansion of the Adoption Expense Tax Credit.
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Expats In Japan Could Struggle To Claim Welfare

Expats In Japan Could Struggle To Claim Welfare

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 29 July, 2014

Japan's Supreme Court has ruled that foreign expats in Japan that have permanent residency status are not automatically entitled to welfare assistance.
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Guernsey, Jersey Consider Residency And Housing Plans

Guernsey, Jersey Consider Residency And Housing Plans

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 28 July, 2014

Guernsey has announced that it is considering a revision to its residency rules, while neighboring island Jersey is embarking on a new housing strategy to provide affordable homes to islanders.
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Surge In Number of Brits Buying French Property

Surge In Number of Brits Buying French Property

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 25 July, 2014

A survey has found that Britons became the top overseas purchasers of second homes in France in 2013, and that prices have remained steady despite falling numbers of transactions.
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UK Chevening Scholarships Program Marks 30 Years

UK Chevening Scholarships Program Marks 30 Years

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 24 July, 2014

The UK Foreign Office has hosted an event celebrating the 30th anniversary of a Government-sponsored postgraduate scholarship program for overseas students wanting to study at British universities, a month before the opening of the 2015-16 application round.
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Tool Launched To Calculate Equivalent Pay For New Expats

Tool Launched To Calculate Equivalent Pay For New Expats

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 July, 2014

International consultancy Mercer has launched a new tool to help employers negotiate the payment packages of employees who are sent abroad on localized compensation programs.
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Record Number of International Students In Germany

Record Number of International Students In Germany

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 July, 2014

A new report has highlighted that the number of overseas students studying at German universities has passed the 300,000 mark for the first time.
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Canada Prepares Employers For Express Entry Launch

Canada Prepares Employers For Express Entry Launch

By Lewis Cooper, for ExpatBriefing.com - 21 July, 2014

Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, has met with stakeholders and key business leaders ahead of January's launch of Express Entry, a scheme which will make it easier for skilled economic immigrants to settle in the country.
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