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Malta Individual Investor Program - Facilitating Citizenship Through Investment in the Republic of Malta

Malta Individual Investor Program - Facilitating Citizenship Through Investment in the Republic of Malta

Contributed by Mossack Fonseca, 13 May, 2014

The Republic of Malta allows investors to apply for citizenship, with all of its advantages. Acquiring Maltese citizenship also confers the benefits of European Union citizenship, since Malta has been a member of the European Union... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Education | Europe | Invest | Other | Education | Oil and Gas | investment | Panama | Malta | regulation | European Commission | public health | banking | insurance | tax

 

Same-Sex Expat Experiences

Same-Sex Expat Experiences

Contributed by Jamie Waddell, 09 May, 2014

A recent survey conducted by Pew Research found Europe to be the continent most tolerant of homosexuality, with Spain, Germany and the Czech Republic all having over 80 per cent of respondents agree that homosexuality should be accepted in society. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Europe | Middle East | Offshore | Canada | Czech Republic | France | Germany | Greece | Spain | Uganda | Russia | Ecuador | Thailand | legislation | law | offshore | insurance

 

BEPS And The Digital Economy

BEPS And The Digital Economy

By Lowtax Editorial, 09 May, 2014

Countries all over the world are becoming increasingly concerned that their outdated tax systems are failing to keep pace with rapid developments in technology and business practices which are eroding... Read Full Article »

Tags: audit | compliance | business | multinationals | payroll | Economy | Tax | India | Ireland | standards | G20 | services | commerce | environment | internet | e-commerce | environmental tax | tax | property tax | transfer pricing | withholding tax

 

QROPS Professionals Concerned with Budget 2014's Assault on Expat Finances

QROPS Professionals Concerned with Budget 2014's Assault on Expat Finances

Contributed by Jamie Waddell, 31 March, 2014

Whilst the pension reforms announced in last week's Budget were certainly headline-grabbing and heralded as a boon for UK pensioners, QROPS industry experts have announced fears that new legislation may prove detrimental to QROPS providers and expat savers alike. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | budget | pensions | investment | Canada | New Zealand | Australia | legislation | public sector | tax

 

Health Insurance For Expats In Australia

Health Insurance For Expats In Australia

Contributed by Justin Grossbard, 13 March, 2014

46.9% of Australians have private health insurance based on research finalised on the 31st December 2012. This is a high level considering that all Australian permanent residents are entitled to Medicare which subsidises most doctors’ visits and public hospital stays and treatments. Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | Expats | Health Insurance | individuals | Insurance | Italy | Australia | penalties | services | construction | public health | insurance | tax

 

Booking a Holiday? Travel Insurance Jargon Explained

Booking a Holiday? Travel Insurance Jargon Explained

contributed by Columbus Direct, 27 February, 2014

It is great to book a spontaneous break away, last minute, on a whim. However, it is important to think about the practical side too and ensure that you protect yourself, your family, as well as your hard earned money. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Travel | Insurance | insurance

 

The Myriad Advantages of Retirement Expat Trading

The Myriad Advantages of Retirement Expat Trading

Contributed by Digital Media Circle, 10 February, 2014

If you’re living abroad and retired, you might think that investing in the financial markets is not a viable option for bolstering your savings. In fact, this is not the case, as more and more options are being made available to those who have made their homes in different countries to their birthplace of origin. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | currency | Offshore | retirement | investment | offshore | services | internet | fees | tax | tax incentives | stamp duty | trade

 

Should long term expats be given the right to vote?

Should long term expats be given the right to vote?

Contributed by Gary Stringer, 04 February, 2014

Most laws need to be reassessed as times change and the law revoking British expatriates’ right to vote after living abroad for over 15 years is one such example. Being a member of the European Union, the UK should not be barring its citizens from continuing to vote in General Elections when other countries allow this as a basic extension of democracy. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Europe | expatriates | pensions | Italy | law

 

Dubai Introduces Compulsory Health Insurance For Expatriates

Dubai Introduces Compulsory Health Insurance For Expatriates

Contributed by The Health Insurance Group, 28 January, 2014

It was confirmed last month, after many years of waiting, that health insurance in Dubai will from this year be compulsory for residents and expats alike. This means that those sending their employees to work there will now have to ensure that they have organised healthcare in advance. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Other | Health Insurance | expatriates | employees | Insurance | Dubai | legislation | construction | insurance | environment

 

Considering University Overseas? Some of the Most Popular Expat Student Destinations

Considering University Overseas? Some of the Most Popular Expat Student Destinations

Contributed Article, 16 January, 2014

There are a number of reasons why studying abroad may appeal to people who are college age. It can offer a chance to experience a new country and learn another language while at university, it can save significantly on the cost of getting a degree, and can also serve as a way of getting a foot in the door if you want to live in another country long term. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Students | Europe | Study | economics | Canada | Germany | Ireland | Australia | law | education | fees

 

 

 



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