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Americans For Tax Reform Lobbying For FATCA Repeal

Americans For Tax Reform Lobbying For FATCA Repeal

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 March, 2017

Americans for Tax Reform has urged Congressional lawmakers to include the repeal the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act in ongoing tax reform talks.
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Tags: expatriates | compliance | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | investment | small business | business | FATCA | legislation | withholding tax | United States | tax reform | Compliance | Tax

 

 

Residence-Based Taxation Sought For US Expats

Residence-Based Taxation Sought For US Expats

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 March, 2017

American Citizens Abroad, a US expat advocacy group, is calling on Congress to legislate for residence-based taxation for overseas Americans.
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Tags: individuals | tax | Eritrea | Expat Groups | United States | tax reform | Expats | Africa

 

 

Italy Introduces Non-Dom Tax Incentive

Italy Introduces Non-Dom Tax Incentive

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels - 13 March, 2017

In a bid to attract wealthy individuals to relocate to the country, and high net worth Italian expats to return there, the Italian authorities have introduced a EUR100,000 (USD106,251) per year substitute tax on foreign income and gains for previous non-doms who declare Italy as their primary tax residence.
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Tags: expatriates | capital gains tax (CGT) | inheritance tax | Wealth | tax | tax planning | gift tax | Italy | individual income tax

 

 

Surge In Demand From Expats For UK Buy-To-Let Properties

Surge In Demand From Expats For UK Buy-To-Let Properties

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 17 February, 2017

Skipton International, the offshore bank, has reported that it has seen applications for UK mortgages from expats in Hong Kong more than double over the past three years, and applications from elsewhere rise too.
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Tags: expatriates | investment | Mortgages | Guernsey | offshore | Hong Kong | currency | Expats | Money Transfers | Europe | Invest

 

 

New Record Of US Expats Giving Up Passports, Green Cards

New Record Of US Expats Giving Up Passports, Green Cards

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 10 February, 2017

According to Treasury Department statistics published in the Federal Register, a record 5,411 US taxpayers gave up their passports or their green cards in 2016 – over 26 percent more than the previous record of 4,279 set in 2015.
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Tags: expatriates | Expats

 

 

New Zealand Increasingly Appealing For Backpackers

New Zealand Increasingly Appealing For Backpackers

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 06 February, 2017

New Zealand, an increasingly popular destination for backpackers, is to increase its minimum wage from April 1, in a move that may improve the country's appeal further following Australia's decision to levy a backpacker tax.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | business | training | Australia | tax rates | New Zealand | penalties | Expats | Work

 

 

Study Outlines Ideal Expat Personality Traits For Overseas Assignments

Study Outlines Ideal Expat Personality Traits For Overseas Assignments

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 30 January, 2017

A report identifying the successful personality characteristics of expats who apply to work overseas has been released by cut.e, a firm that specializes in assessing applicants.
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Tags: expatriates | business | Expats | Travel | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

Saudi Arabia Announces Expat Levy Plans

Saudi Arabia Announces Expat Levy Plans

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 10 January, 2017

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to balance its budget by 2020.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | Saudi Arabia | energy | budget | fees | G20 | Gulf Cooperation Council | Expats | Other

 

 

Tax Risk Increasing For Firms With Employees Working Abroad

Tax Risk Increasing For Firms With Employees Working Abroad

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 15 December, 2016

Companies face greater scrutiny over their tax affairs as more employees are working internationally, with 24 percent of businesses reporting a recent challenge from tax authorities, says PwC.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | business | employees | legislation | Expats | Global Mobility | Tax | BEPS

 

 

Singapore Said To Offer Best Education Globally

Singapore Said To Offer Best Education Globally

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 15 December, 2016

Singapore has the best school system in the world, according to a new report from the OECD.
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