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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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'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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Denmark To Extend Tax Breaks For Skilled Foreigners

Denmark To Extend Tax Breaks For Skilled Foreigners

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 24 August, 2017

The Confederation of Danish Industry has welcomed an announcement by a government minister that a special tax scheme for certain skilled expat workers will be improved.
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Shanghai FTZ To Remove Bureaucracy For Expats

Shanghai FTZ To Remove Bureaucracy For Expats

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 21 August, 2017

The Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, the low-tax industrial zone, is taking steps to speed up residence and work permit applications for foreigners.
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Malaysia To Introduce Revised Tourist Tax On Sep 1

Malaysia To Introduce Revised Tourist Tax On Sep 1

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 11 August, 2017

Malaysia is to proceed with the introduction of a tax on accommodation provided to foreign tourists.
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Jump In US Expats Renouncing Citizenship

Jump In US Expats Renouncing Citizenship

By by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 04 August, 2017

According to Treasury Department statistics, the number of taxpayers renouncing their US citizenship in the second quarter of 2017 hit 1,759 – the second highest on record.
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South African Expats Face Higher Tax Bills

South African Expats Face Higher Tax Bills

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 03 August, 2017

Concerns have been expressed regarding the South African government's plans to remove the 183-day foreign earned income exemption provision for expats working outside of the country.
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UK To Levy VAT On Telecoms Services For Overseas Brits

UK To Levy VAT On Telecoms Services For Overseas Brits

By by Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London - 21 July, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs has published details of new provisions for a value-added tax charge on UK consumers using B2C telecommunication services outside the EU.
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Saudi Begins Levying Higher Expat Taxes

Saudi Begins Levying Higher Expat Taxes

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 14 July, 2017

Saudi Arabia's new tax on expatriate workers was introduced on July 1.
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