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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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Western Europe Has World's Highest Property Taxes

Western Europe Has World's Highest Property Taxes

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels - 25 July, 2016

Western European economies feature prominently in the top ten countries that most heavily tax prime properties, according to a study from UHY Haines Norton
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France To Lure London Bankers With Tax Breaks

France To Lure London Bankers With Tax Breaks

By by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels - 11 July, 2016

France is hoping to capitalize on the uncertainty surrounding the United Kingdom's finance industry in the wake of the Brexit vote by offering improved tax incentives for expatriate workers.
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IRS Reminds US Taxpayers To Report Foreign Accounts

IRS Reminds US Taxpayers To Report Foreign Accounts

By Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 22 June, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service has reminded American taxpayers who have one or more bank or financial accounts located outside the United States, or signature authority over such accounts, that they may need to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts by June 30, 2016.
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Hong Kong Flights To Become Dearer

Hong Kong Flights To Become Dearer

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 14 June, 2016

Hong Kong International Airport is to begin charging an airport construction fee to passengers, which will make it more expensive for passengers flying to, from, or through Hong Kong from August 1, 2016.
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EU Less Popular For Skilled Expats, Says OECD

EU Less Popular For Skilled Expats, Says OECD

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 14 June, 2016

Recruiting Immigrant Workers: Europe, a report released by the OECD on June 7, says the European Union should reform its legal policies on labor migration to enlarge its share of the "global talent pool."
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Jersey Simplifies Tax Compliance For Expats

Jersey Simplifies Tax Compliance For Expats

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com - 14 June, 2016

Jersey residents leaving the island for three months or more can now complete a single online form to ensure the Taxes Office and other relevant departments are informed.
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UK To Close Property Developer Offshore Tax Loophole

UK To Close Property Developer Offshore Tax Loophole

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com - 14 June, 2016

The United Kingdom has legislated to stop property developers from using offshore structures in the Crown Dependencies to avoid UK tax on profits.
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Bank Of Palestine Targets Expats Through Dubai Branch

Bank Of Palestine Targets Expats Through Dubai Branch

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 14 June, 2016

Bank of Palestine, the territory's largest financial institution, has set up its first international representative office, in Dubai, to target the Palestinian diaspora living in the Gulf region and beyond.
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Residence-Based Taxation Put Forward For Americans Abroad

Residence-Based Taxation Put Forward For Americans Abroad

By Mike Godfrey, for ExpatBriefing.com - 14 June, 2016

With regard to the increasing talk in the US Congress on tax reform, American Citizens Abroad has provided the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee with a full reform proposal for the enactment of residence-based taxation for American expatriates.
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US Expats Continue To Give Up Passports, Green Cards

US Expats Continue To Give Up Passports, Green Cards

By Mike Godfrey, for ExpatBriefing.com - 14 June, 2016

According to Treasury Department statistics published in the Federal Register, another 1,158 US taxpayers gave up their passports or their green cards in the first quarter of 2016, in line with the 1,058 expatriations in the final quarter of last year.
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