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UK Tightening Immigration Rules

UK Tightening Immigration Rules

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 01 August, 2014

The British Government is introducing tougher rules for universities and colleges that sponsor international students to study in the UK, as well as tighter limits on benefits for job seekers from other European Union countries.
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Tags: individuals | law | United Kingdom | education | legislation | Expats | Immigration | Europe | Immigration

 

 

Bahamas Ranked Best Low-Tax Expat Destination

Bahamas Ranked Best Low-Tax Expat Destination

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 31 July, 2014

The Bahamas has placed top in a new ranking of the most attractive low-tax locations for expats. Meanwhile, Bulgaria was identified as offering the best tax regime for expatriate individuals in the European Union.
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Tags: individuals | environment | tax | investment | Bahamas | Mauritius | Bulgaria | Cayman Islands | Guernsey | Monaco | tax rates | Switzerland | Andorra | Dubai | Panama | Expats | Investment | Welfare | Europe | Invest | Lifestyle | Investment | Lifestyle

 

 

UK Accountancy Firm Warns On Personal Tax Allowance Proposals

UK Accountancy Firm Warns On Personal Tax Allowance Proposals

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 30 July, 2014

A UK accountancy firm has warned that proposals to limit the personal tax allowance for non-UK residents may leave British employees who are seconded abroad "significantly worse off." It said expats, including retirees, may have to rearrange their financial affairs to avoid losing out.
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Tags: Finance | tax | tax reform | individual income tax | Expats | Pensions | Personal Finance | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Pensions | Working Abroad

 

 

Canada Highlights Adoption Tax Credit Expansion

Canada Highlights Adoption Tax Credit Expansion

By Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 30 July, 2014

Canada's Minister of State for Finance has drawn attention to the recent expansion of the Adoption Expense Tax Credit.
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Tags: court | Citizenship | tax | investment | tax credits | ministry of finance | Canada | tax breaks | tax reform | services | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Welfare | Immigration

 

 

Expats In Japan Could Struggle To Claim Welfare

Expats In Japan Could Struggle To Claim Welfare

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 29 July, 2014

Japan's Supreme Court has ruled that foreign expats in Japan that have permanent residency status are not automatically entitled to welfare assistance.
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Tags: Japan | Expats | Welfare

 

 

Guernsey, Jersey Consider Residency And Housing Plans

Guernsey, Jersey Consider Residency And Housing Plans

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 28 July, 2014

Guernsey has announced that it is considering a revision to its residency rules, while neighboring island Jersey is embarking on a new housing strategy to provide affordable homes to islanders.
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Tags: Guernsey | Jersey | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Lifestyle | Immigration | Lifestyle

 

 

Surge In Number of Brits Buying French Property

Surge In Number of Brits Buying French Property

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 25 July, 2014

A survey has found that Britons became the top overseas purchasers of second homes in France in 2013, and that prices have remained steady despite falling numbers of transactions.
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Tags: expatriates | Offshore | investment | real-estate investment | Mortgages | real-estate | United Kingdom | France | Spain | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Europe | Invest | Lifestyle | Investment | Lifestyle

 

 

UK Chevening Scholarships Program Marks 30 Years

UK Chevening Scholarships Program Marks 30 Years

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 24 July, 2014

The UK Foreign Office has hosted an event celebrating the 30th anniversary of a Government-sponsored postgraduate scholarship program for overseas students wanting to study at British universities, a month before the opening of the 2015-16 application round.
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Tags: business | budget | United Kingdom | Education | Expats | Education

 

 

Tool Launched To Calculate Equivalent Pay For New Expats

Tool Launched To Calculate Equivalent Pay For New Expats

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 July, 2014

International consultancy Mercer has launched a new tool to help employers negotiate the payment packages of employees who are sent abroad on localized compensation programs.
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Tags: tax | business | employees | United States | services | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

Record Number of International Students In Germany

Record Number of International Students In Germany

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 July, 2014

A new report has highlighted that the number of overseas students studying at German universities has passed the 300,000 mark for the first time.
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