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Netherlands To Shorten Expat Tax Scheme Netherlands To Shorten Expat Tax Scheme
By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 27 April, 2018
The Dutch Government has proposed shortening the duration of the special tax scheme for expatriate workers from eight years to five.
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Finnish Lawmakers Call For Termination Of Portuguese DTA Finnish Lawmakers Call For Termination Of Portuguese DTA
By by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 13 April, 2018
The Finnish Government has proposed that parliament terminate the 1970 double tax agreement between Finland and Portugal so that Finland can tax the pensions of retired Finnish expats.
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US Expats Seek Relief From Transition Tax US Expats Seek Relief From Transition Tax
By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 29 March, 2018
Two organizations representing the interests of US citizens living abroad have warned the US Treasury Department that the transition tax included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could place unfair tax and administrative burdens on expats with small businesses.
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Shanghai Attracts Foreign Experts With Special Visas Shanghai Attracts Foreign Experts With Special Visas
By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com, 29 March, 2018
The Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone, half of which is located in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, reports that Shanghai has granted 52 special "R visas" to high-profile foreign experts since the start of this year.
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IoM Seeing Positive Results From Work Permit Reforms IoM Seeing Positive Results From Work Permit Reforms
By by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London, 05 March, 2018
The Isle of Man Government says it is seeing positive results from recent changes to the island's work permit system, with the vast majority of work permit applications submitted online being processed within one working day.
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Latest Expat Blogs

UK Experiences a Rise in the Number of British Expats in the UAE Investing in Property UK Experiences a Rise in the Number of British Expats in the UAE Investing in Property
By HopwoodHouse, 03 April, 2018
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Top Tips for Overseas Investors looking to attract the Best Tenants Top Tips for Overseas Investors looking to attract the Best Tenants
By HopwoodHouse, 29 March, 2018
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A Guide to Helping your Children during your Move Abroad A Guide to Helping your Children during your Move Abroad
By HopwoodHouse, 29 March, 2018
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UK sees rise in Expats looking to Invest in Buy-to-let Property despite Borrowing Difficulties UK sees rise in Expats looking to Invest in Buy-to-let Property despite Borrowing Difficulties
By HopwoodHouse, 26 February, 2018
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7 Challenges You Need to Overcome After Moving to Another Country 7 Challenges You Need to Overcome After Moving to Another Country
By Neil White, 14 February, 2018
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Latest Expat Interviews

Interview with Sibylle Eschapasse Interview with Sibylle Eschapasse
By Sibylle Eschapasse, 28 January, 2016
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An interview with Jameela from Diary of a Serial Expat An interview with Jameela from Diary of a Serial Expat
By Jameela, 17 June, 2014
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An Interview with Sara from Sara in Le Petit Village An Interview with Sara from Sara in Le Petit Village
By Sara, 23 May, 2014
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An Interview with Nicole from A Life Less Beige An Interview with Nicole from A Life Less Beige
By , 01 April, 2014
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An Interview with Molly about Moving to America and the Visa Process An Interview with Molly about Moving to America and the Visa Process
By Molly, 10 March, 2014
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