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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

UK FCO Updates Consular Assistance Guide

UK FCO Updates Consular Assistance Guide

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 03 March, 2015

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its guide entitled "Support For British Nationals Abroad."
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Taiwan Explains Tax Refunds For Expat Workers

Taiwan Explains Tax Refunds For Expat Workers

By Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong - 03 March, 2015

The National Taxation Bureau of Taipei has said that refunds are available to foreigners who undertake working holidays in Taiwan and stay for 183 days or more.
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Europe Introducing New 20-Euro Note

Europe Introducing New 20-Euro Note

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 27 February, 2015

Expats living in the euro zone will soon see a new EUR20 note being introduced to tackle counterfeits.
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New Zealand 'Living Wage' Updated For 2015

New Zealand 'Living Wage' Updated For 2015

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 26 February, 2015

The living wage movement is quickly gathering pace in New Zealand, as increasing numbers of employers are recognizing the importance of paying sufficiently high salaries and have agreed to pay a revised minimum hourly rate in 2015.
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Taiwan's Non-Residents Warned On Tax Compliance

Taiwan's Non-Residents Warned On Tax Compliance

By Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong - 25 February, 2015

The National Taxation Bureau of Taipei has disclosed that it is currently assessing a total of 3,253 foreign taxpayers from countries such as the United States, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore to ensure their compliance with relevant Taiwanese tax regulations.
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UK Pension Tax Changes Significant For Expats

UK Pension Tax Changes Significant For Expats

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 24 February, 2015

Major changes to the tax treatment of private pension lump sums will come into effect in April 2015 and may be especially relevant for those who want to use the cash to relocate abroad.
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Dubai Property Prices Cooling

Dubai Property Prices Cooling

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 February, 2015

A combination of factors has resulted in a cooling of Dubai real estate prices, and expats are set to benefit.
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Cheaper Money Transfer Service Launches In US

Cheaper Money Transfer Service Launches In US

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

TransferWise, a peer-to-peer currency exchange platform operator, on February 17, 2015, announced the official launch of its service in the United States.
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Family Visas For Saudi Expats Now Online

Family Visas For Saudi Expats Now Online

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 19 February, 2015

Expatriates living in Saudi Arabia can now apply for family visas online.
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Cricket World Cup Thrills Sports Fans In Australia

Cricket World Cup Thrills Sports Fans In Australia

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 18 February, 2015

The ICC Cricket World cup sprang into life at the weekend and almost immediately brought dismal news for English expats, while Irish fans living in Australia celebrated an impressive win.
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