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RT Launches New TV Service For Irish Expats

RT Launches New TV Service For Irish Expats

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 06 March, 2015

Irish expats will now be able to watch more TV from back home, after an announcement of a new service from RTÉ.
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Tags: Ireland | internet | Communications | Expat Services | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

France Phasing Out 'Tax Stamps'

France Phasing Out 'Tax Stamps'

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 05 March, 2015

France is to modernize the method of payment for certain official applications.
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Tags: fees | France | Expats | Immigration | Travel | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Immigration | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

 

UK FCO Updates Consular Assistance Guide

UK FCO Updates Consular Assistance Guide

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 04 March, 2015

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its guide entitled "Support For British Nationals Abroad."
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Tags: United Kingdom | travel and tourism | Expat Services | Expats | Travel | Working Abroad | Welfare | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

 

Taiwan Explains Tax Refunds For Expat Workers

Taiwan Explains Tax Refunds For Expat Workers

By Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong - 04 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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Tags: compliance | tax | tax compliance | law | Taiwan | tax rates | tax breaks | regulation | individual income tax | Employment | Expats | Tax

 

 

Europe Introducing New 20-Euro Note

Europe Introducing New 20-Euro Note

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 02 March, 2015

Expats living in the euro zone will soon see a new EUR20 note being introduced to tackle counterfeits.
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Tags: Finance | currency | Expats | Money Transfers | Personal Finance | Travel | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

New Zealand 'Living Wage' Updated For 2015

New Zealand 'Living Wage' Updated For 2015

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 27 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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Tags: Finance | New Zealand | Employment | Expats | Personal Finance | Working Abroad | Welfare | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

 

Taiwan's Non-Residents Warned On Tax Compliance

Taiwan's Non-Residents Warned On Tax Compliance

By Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong - 26 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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Tags: compliance | tax | tax compliance | law | Taiwan | enforcement | tax authority | regulation | individual income tax | services | Expats | Immigration | Immigration | Tax

 

 

UK Pension Tax Changes Significant For Expats

UK Pension Tax Changes Significant For Expats

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 25 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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Tags: individuals | tax | Malta | Portugal | retirement | United Kingdom | social security | Cyprus | individual income tax | Expats | Investment | Pensions | Invest | Lifestyle | Investment | Lifestyle | Pensions

 

 

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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Tags: United Arab Emirates | tax | India | Mortgages | tax havens | international financial centres (IFC) | offshore | currency | Dubai | Expats | Foreign Exchange (Forex) | Investment | Property Investment | Europe | Invest | Investment

 

 

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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Tags: banking | fees | United States | currency | Expat Services | Expats | Foreign Exchange (Forex) | Money Transfers | Europe

 

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