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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

Foreigners Contribute EUR6.8bn In Italian Income Tax

Foreigners Contribute EUR6.8bn In Italian Income Tax

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels - 14 August, 2015

Research institute Fondazione Leone Moressa has calculated that non-native Italians paid individual income tax to the Italian Revenue Agency worth EUR6.8bn (USD7.5bn) in 2014.
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Hong Kong Provides Expats With One-Stop Portal

Hong Kong Provides Expats With One-Stop Portal

By Haruna Kobayashi, For ExpatBriefing.com - 13 August, 2015

A new one-stop web portal was launched on August 11 to provide information to people considering relocating to Hong Kong, as part of ongoing initiatives to attract talent and entrepreneurs to the city.
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EU Expats To Benefit From Succession Law Changes

EU Expats To Benefit From Succession Law Changes

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 12 August, 2015

Expats in the EU will soon benefit from standardized inheritance laws, making the issue of succession far simpler for many.
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US Expatriations Unexpectedly Slow Down In Q2

US Expatriations Unexpectedly Slow Down In Q2

By Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 03 August, 2015

The number of US taxpayers who gave up their passports or their green cards in the second quarter of 2015 fell to 460, according to Treasury Department statistics published in the Federal Register.
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Barclays Warns Expats Of Possible Account Closures

Barclays Warns Expats Of Possible Account Closures

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 July, 2015

Barclays Bank has disclosed that it may close expat's accounts in Cyprus if they do not maintain a minimum balance of GPB100,000 (USD156,000).
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Canadian Expat Loses Appeal On Right To Vote

Canadian Expat Loses Appeal On Right To Vote

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 July, 2015

Ontario's Court of Appeal has confirmed as lawful legislation that removes voting rights for expats who have lived abroad for more than five years.
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Indonesia Relaxes Rules On Expat Property Ownership

Indonesia Relaxes Rules On Expat Property Ownership

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 14 July, 2015

Indonesia is to allow expats to own property but with some significant restrictions.
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Expat Representation Becomes Election Issue In NZ

Expat Representation Becomes Election Issue In NZ

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 25 June, 2015

The newly formed Expatriate Party of New Zealand seeks to put expat rights firmly on the agenda for the forthcoming general election.
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Australia To Hike Visa Fees

Australia To Hike Visa Fees

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 16 June, 2015

Australia will hike visa fees and merge the two administrations responsible for their processing from July 1, 2015.
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IRS Helps US Expats Meet Filing Deadlines

IRS Helps US Expats Meet Filing Deadlines

By Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 08 June, 2015

With the approach of the final June 15 federal income tax return filing deadline for American citizens and resident aliens living overseas, the Internal Revenue Service has expanded its online resources designed to help taxpayers meet their US tax obligations.
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