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Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 23 June, 2017

African, Asian, and European cities are the most expensive locations for expats working abroad, according to Mercer's annual Cost of Living Survey, released on June 21, 2017.
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Tags: expatriates | Chad | Kyrgyzstan | Uruguay | employees | Angola | Singapore | Brazil | Hong Kong | Tunisia | United States | Argentina | Macedonia | Seychelles | services | Expats | Europe | Other | Africa | South America

 

 

Saudi To Hike Taxes On Expat Workers

Saudi To Hike Taxes On Expat Workers

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com - 22 June, 2017

Saudi Arabia is to impose further taxes on expatriate employees from July 1.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | business | Saudi Arabia | employees | Expats

 

 

Scottish Air Tax Would Benefit Wealthy Travellers, Campaigners Say

Scottish Air Tax Would Benefit Wealthy Travellers, Campaigners Say

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 21 June, 2017

Wealthy frequent fliers stand to gain over 40 times as much from Scotland's plan to cut aviation tax than average taxpayers, according to a new report.
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Tags: expatriates | Wealth | tax | business | aviation | United Kingdom | services | Expats | Travel | Tax | Scotland

 

 

ATR Seeks Residence-Based Taxation For US Expats

ATR Seeks Residence-Based Taxation For US Expats

By by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 12 June, 2017

Americans for Tax Reform has urged the Ways and Means Committee to include residence-based taxation for overseas Americans in an eventual tax reform package.
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Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | FATCA | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | legislation | United States | tax reform | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

 

UK Pays Most For Expat Middle Managers, Study Says

UK Pays Most For Expat Middle Managers, Study Says

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com - 24 May, 2017

Middle managers sought by overseas companies will find the best raw pay packages, before expenses and tax, in the UK, while, in USD dollar terms, the amount commanded by a job in Hong Kong has fallen considerably.
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Tags: expatriates | United Arab Emirates | tax | Saudi Arabia | employees | China | Qatar | United Kingdom | fees | tax rates | Germany | Hong Kong | currency | standards | Japan | Expats | Europe

 

 

Czech Republic, Germany Bottom Of  'Nanny State' Index

Czech Republic, Germany Bottom Of 'Nanny State' Index

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 24 May, 2017

For those who smoke and drink alcohol, Germany and the Czech Republic are the EU states that offer the lightest regulations and taxes, while Finland, the UK, and Ireland charge the most prohibitive taxes, says a new report.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | Ireland | food | Czech Republic | Finland | Germany | regulation | Expats | Healthcare | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Healthcare | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

 

Jersey Increases Fees For Expat Workers

Jersey Increases Fees For Expat Workers

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

Jersey has announced plans to increase the cost of registration cards and licenses for those living and working on the island.
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Tags: individuals | expatriates | business | international financial centres (IFC) | Jersey | fees | offshore | Employment | Expats | Immigration | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

 

UK Overseas Territories Fear Loss Of EU Free Movement Rights

UK Overseas Territories Fear Loss Of EU Free Movement Rights

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 May, 2017

A recent technical roundtable held in London discussed how the Overseas Territories may be impacted by and can respond to the potential loss of EU Free Movement rights for their citizens post-Brexit.
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Tags: expatriates | court | business | Gibraltar | Montserrat | financial services | Bermuda | Cayman Islands | Falkland Islands | Turks and Caicos Islands | United Kingdom | Virgin Islands | education | Anguilla | trade | British Virgin Islands | services | Expats | Europe

 

 

Kuwait Central Bank Opposes Tax On Expat Remittances

Kuwait Central Bank Opposes Tax On Expat Remittances

By Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus - 08 May, 2017

The Governor of Kuwait's Central Bank has said he opposes calls to introduce a remittance tax in the country, saying that the measure would damage its economy and financial reputation.
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Tags: tax | investment | Kuwait | Gulf Cooperation Council | individual income tax | Expats

 

 

Isle Of Man's ICT Sector Work Permit Waiver 'A Success'

Isle Of Man's ICT Sector Work Permit Waiver 'A Success'

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 26 April, 2017

The Isle of Man's work permit exemption for skilled workers in the ICT and e-Business sectors has been in high demand since it was introduced in March 2016.
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Tags: Isle of Man | Finance | business | commerce | e-commerce | Employment | Expats | Immigration | Personal Finance | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

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