Contributed Articles Tagged 'tax'

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

 

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

 

The ins and outs of moving abroad

The ins and outs of moving abroad

Contributed by Jess Baker, 09 July, 2014

Whether it’s for love, work or a change of scenery, moving abroad can be a blessing. It’s a sad thought to think that some people don’t get the opportunity to get up and leave as and when they choose. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Europe | currency | Citizenship | individuals | Insurance | France | Sweden | Switzerland | Liechtenstein | legislation | law | tax

 

The Top 5 Points To Be Considered By European Fundraisers

The Top 5 Points To Be Considered By European Fundraisers

Contributed by Christopher, 01 July, 2014

It takes a lot to establish a business. From initialization to completion, many factors act behind this case. The market either local or global is no simpler now. It has gone highly provocative now. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Investment | Europe | Invest | Other | Investment | entrepreneurs | employees | investment | services | environment | tax

 

Employees' Tax - Travel Allowances and Reimbursements

Employees' Tax - Travel Allowances and Reimbursements

Contributed by ENSafrica, 05 June, 2014

Most employers are aware that a travel allowance may be granted to an employee where it is anticipated that the employee will be required to undertake business travel by virtue of the duties of his/her employment and that a travel allowance should not be merely used as a mechanism to reduce an employee's employees' tax ("PAYE") liability. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Tax | Africa | employees | africa | South Africa | legislation | tax

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 




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