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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

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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UK May Ease Restrictions On Expat Voters

UK May Ease Restrictions On Expat Voters

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 01 June, 2015

The UK Government has announced that it will introduce a Votes for Life Bill, which may in the future expand upon the voting rights of UK expats.
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Top Schools In Asia, OECD Report Says

Top Schools In Asia, OECD Report Says

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 20 May, 2015

A report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) gives expats a useful guide to the countries with the most successful school systems.
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Dubai Expats To Benefit From DIFC's Wills And Probate Registry

Dubai Expats To Benefit From DIFC's Wills And Probate Registry

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 28 May, 2015

Expats in Dubai will now be able pass on their estate with far fewer restrictions by using the Dubai International Financial Centre's new Wills and Probate Registry.
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How to recruit a manager in China?

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