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United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance act (FATCA) Concepts and Deadlines

United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance act (FATCA) Concepts and Deadlines

Contributed by IBSA, by Howell Bramson, Robert Kiggins, 30 September, 2014

FATCA is aimed at addressing perceived tax abuse by US citizens and residents using accounts located outside the US to hide income from the US revenue authorities. Robert Kiggins and Howell Bramson outline the reasons behind FATCA and some of the practicalities affecting implementation. Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | compliance | business | interest | dividends | Tax | FATCA | Compliance | individuals | Institutions | hedge funds | investment | United States | regulation | penalties | law | offshore | insurance | tax | withholding tax | trade

 

FATCA'S Impact on Singapore

FATCA'S Impact on Singapore

Contributed by IBSA, by Derren Joseph, 30 September, 2014

FATCA is a term that must be familiar to anyone who deals with US institutions or US persons. Few of us in the International Business Structuring space however, truly grasp the implications. It is hoped that this brief article not only helps in further our understanding of FATCA in general, but also our understanding of how it may impact financial institutions here in Singapore. Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | compliance | business | interest | Tax | FATCA | Costa Rica | Finland | France | Germany | Switzerland | United States | Chile | Denmark | Hungary | Ireland | Cayman Islands | Guernsey | Singapore | offshore | tax

 

Using Video to Stay in Touch and Stay in the Loop

Using Video to Stay in Touch and Stay in the Loop

Laura Harrison, 25 September, 2014

It's impossible to predict exactly what you will miss most from back home, and in reality the specifics of your homesickness will probably surprise you. Read Full Article »

Tags: Communications | internet

 

How Is The UAE'S Current Employment Market For Expats?

How Is The UAE'S Current Employment Market For Expats?

Vinita Tiwari, 09 September, 2014

The United Arab Emirates is one of the flourishing economies in the world with Oil & Gas being one of the major sources of revenue. However, government has now directed initiatives towards bringing in economic diversification. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Banking | Expats | Travel | expatriates | Construction | Energy | Manufacturing | investment | Dubai | United Arab Emirates | construction | public sector | banking

 

Offshore Banking: How it Can Benefit You as an Expat

Offshore Banking: How it Can Benefit You as an Expat

Laura Harrison, 04 September, 2014

In and amongst all the stresses that come with moving abroad, opening an offshore bank account is likely to be at the bottom of most people's to-do lists. Instead many juggle between bank accounts back in the UK whilst opening up a new bank account in their new country of residence and tend to continually move money between the two, racking up large transfer fees. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Banking | Tax | currency | Offshore | investment | offshore banking | offshore | services | banking | fees | tax

 

Brits Moving Abroad Without Completely Leaving their UK Lifestyle Behind

Brits Moving Abroad Without Completely Leaving their UK Lifestyle Behind

Laura Harrison, 26 August, 2014

Over the last decade there has been a significant rise in the number of British people choosing to move abroad, especially during the recession. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Europe | budget | Travel | Canada | Spain | Australia

 

How Payers and Healthcare Professionals Can Advance Population Health

How Payers and Healthcare Professionals Can Advance Population Health

Interview by Sarin Kouyoumdjian-Gurunlian, Press Manager, marcus evans, 26 August, 2014

"Healthcare organizations must prepare for an environment where doctors and other healthcare professionals will be compensated based on the value, not just the volume, of the services they provide. The push toward value-based compensation is getting stronger, so healthcare professionals must devise a strategy for their journey to a value-based role in the future and find a partner who supports their vision and principles," advises Renee H. McLaughlin, MD, FACS, Medical Senior Director, Market Medical Executive, Cigna Healthcare. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Healthcare | Healthcare | professionals | services | environment | health care

 

Dubai to see upward trend in second half of 2014

Dubai to see upward trend in second half of 2014

Amush Malik, 19 August, 2014

In what can only be seen as good news for the Dubai property market, the latest report from global property consultancy Knight Frank states that owing to a combination of factors, the residential real estate market of Dubai is likely going to follow an upward trend in the second half of 2014 after a sluggish first two quarters. Read Full Article »

Tags: Dubai | law | International Monetary Fund (IMF)

 

Expo 2020 lures big players to Dubai

Expo 2020 lures big players to Dubai

Amush Malik, 19 August, 2014

It is beyond doubt that ever since Dubai bagged the World Expo 2020 bid, its real estate market has seen an upward trend and Dubai's developers are now eyeing global investors for their projects. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Investment | Invest | Investment | investment | Dubai | India

 

A Novel Reason to Move Abroad?

A Novel Reason to Move Abroad?

Richard Adams, 14 August, 2014

We live in an increasingly global and connected world where free movement between countries is becoming ever more common. Popular reasons for moving to a new country – either temporarily or permanently – can including better job opportunities, a warmer climate or a higher quality of life. Read Full Article »

Tags: Canada | Poland | Spain | Pakistan | Australia | Romania | insurance | health care

 

 

 




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