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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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Expat News Headlines

American Expats Lobbying For Residence-Based Taxation

American Expats Lobbying For Residence-Based Taxation

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 08 December, 2016

In a recent proposal, American Citizens Abroad has set out a detailed description of its proposal for the enactment of residency-based taxation, rather than the existing citizenship-based taxation system, for American expats.
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IRS Guides On Payroll Taxes For Residents Abroad

IRS Guides On Payroll Taxes For Residents Abroad

By Scott Hamilton, Tax-News.com, Washington - 16 November, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service has released two new International Practice Units on payroll taxes payable by US citizens and resident aliens working abroad for a US employer, and on the requirement for the payment of those taxes by similar individuals who are self-employed.
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Finnish Expats In Portugal Face Higher Taxes

Finnish Expats In Portugal Face Higher Taxes

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 10 November, 2016

Finland will have "more possibilities" to tax Finnish pensioners living in Portugal under a recently revised bilateral double taxation avoidance treaty, the Finnish Government has said.
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High Number Of US Expats Giving Up Passports, Green Cards

High Number Of US Expats Giving Up Passports, Green Cards

By Leroy Baker, Tax-News.com, Washington - 10 November, 2016

1,380 US taxpayers gave up their passports or their green cards in the third quarter of 2016, the second-highest quarterly number on record, according to Treasury Department statistics published in the Federal Register.
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Uptake Strong For New Shanghai Visa Opportunity

Uptake Strong For New Shanghai Visa Opportunity

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 19 October, 2016

An increasing number of foreigners have applied for a Chinese "green card" since a change to rules in Shanghai in July 2015.
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Shanghai Innovation Zone Targets Skilled Expats

Shanghai Innovation Zone Targets Skilled Expats

By Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus - 18 October, 2016

Shanghai is to support skilled expatriates with moving to work at Shanghai's science and technology innovation zone, the Zhangjiang National Innovation Demonstration Zone.
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China's Free Trade Zones To Ease Work Permit Rules

China's Free Trade Zones To Ease Work Permit Rules

By Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 03 October, 2016

China intends to ease work permit rules in nine provinces, including in Shanghai, to attract international talent, in particular to China's expanding number of free trade zones.
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US House Passes Mobile Workforce Act

US House Passes Mobile Workforce Act

By Scott Hamilton, Tax-News.com, Washington - 22 September, 2016

On September 21, the US House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act, which would provide a uniform framework for when states may tax nonresident employees who travel to the taxing state to perform work.
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Leading Expat Insurance Providers Team Up In France

Leading Expat Insurance Providers Team Up In France

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 19 September, 2016

MSH International, a leading expatriate insurance provider, has partnered with Alptis group, the second-largest health insurance broker in France, to offer two new healthcare insurance products aimed at French expatriates.
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Taiwan Voted Best Expat Destination

Taiwan Voted Best Expat Destination

By by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 16 September, 2016

Taiwan has been named best expat destination in a recent survey, followed by Malta with Ecuador in third place.
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