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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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UK Letting Agent Fee Ban A Boon For Temporary Residents

UK Letting Agent Fee Ban A Boon For Temporary Residents

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 15 November, 2017

The cost of temporarily renting property in the UK is to likely drop under legislation tabled before the UK's parliament that would prevent tenants from being charged letting fees.
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EU Firms Push For Progress On Brexit

EU Firms Push For Progress On Brexit

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels - 15 November, 2017

EU businesses have said that they are concerned by the slow pace of Brexit talks and called on the UK to offer concrete proposals on the three key areas of negotiations.
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Malta Work Permit Processing Times Slashed

Malta Work Permit Processing Times Slashed

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 14 November, 2017

Malta's immigration authority, Identity Malta, has slashed processing times for issuing single work permits.
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Taiwan Announces Perks For Skilled Foreign Expats

Taiwan Announces Perks For Skilled Foreign Expats

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 13 November, 2017

Taiwan's Government has approved a 50 percent tax cut for overseas workers as part of its plan to attract more foreign talent to the country.
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Landmark UK Tax Court Win For British Expats

Landmark UK Tax Court Win For British Expats

By Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London - 07 November, 2017

The UK's High Court of Justice has ruled in favor of the taxpayer in a landmark case concerning limits to HM Revenue and Customs's powers to investigate the affairs of UK expats and non-resident persons who have permanently cut ties with the UK.
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US Citizens Continue To Ditch Passports In Droves

US Citizens Continue To Ditch Passports In Droves

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 03 November, 2017

US expatriation numbers are on track for another record year, with 4,448 passport-holders renouncing their citizenship in the first three quarters of 2017.
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US Passports Won't Be Seized For FBAR Violations: ACA

US Passports Won't Be Seized For FBAR Violations: ACA

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 02 November, 2017

Americans and prospective US citizens will not lose their right to a US passport for incurring significant penalties for failing to declare a foreign bank account to the Internal Revenue Service, a taxpayer lobby group has said.
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'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 04 October, 2017

American Citizens Abroad, an advocacy group for American expats, has released "refined" proposals for residency-based taxation for American citizens receiving income from overseas.
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Singapore Offers Expats Best Life, Work Opportunities

Singapore Offers Expats Best Life, Work Opportunities

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 29 September, 2017

Expats still consider Singapore to be the best territory to relocate for life and work, according to a recently released annual survey from HSBC. Meanwhile, firms in Switzerland and Saudi Arabia increased expats' wages most.
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UK Buy-To-Let Property Investment Loses Its Allure

UK Buy-To-Let Property Investment Loses Its Allure

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

Maintaining property in the UK to rent it out is a less attractive prospect now, following the April 2016 introduction of a three percent stamp duty land tax surcharge on those acquiring second homes.
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