Articles And Special Features

Ireland Rolls Out Revamped Work Permits

Ireland Rolls Out Revamped Work Permits

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 27 August, 2014

New legislation recently enacted in Ireland will usher in substantial improvements to work permit rules with the aim of attracting more high-calibre expat information technology professionals to the country and driving economic growth... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | payroll | Education | Europe | Work | Education | Employment | individuals | professionals | employees | investment | Iceland | Ireland | Liechtenstein | Norway | legislation | law | services | training | internet | education | fees |

 

The Bahamas

The Bahamas

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 18 August, 2014

As a follow up to our recent feature on the top-ten best low-tax locations for expats, this report focuses on the country at the top of that list: The Bahamas... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Investment | Tax | Invest | Investment | investment | Bahamas | legislation | offshore | services | commerce | training | financial services | insurance | environment | e-commerce | fees | tax | property tax | stamp duty | trade |

 

Expat Voting Rights

Expat Voting Rights

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 14 August, 2014

Increasingly, expats are being disenfranchised in the land of their birth, either by complex rules which inadvertently make it difficult for some expats to vote or by deliberate restrictions. Unfortunately, the situation... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Pensions | Europe | Work | Pensions | expatriates | retirement | Canada | Hong Kong | Italy | Spain | United States | Australia | United Kingdom | legislation | court | law | services | tax |

 

The Top Ten Low-Tax Locations For Expats

The Top Ten Low-Tax Locations For Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 08 August, 2014

Last month, Expat Briefing reported that The Bahamas was placed top of a list of the best low-tax jurisdictions for expatriate individuals by Bradley Hackford, a company that specializes in relocation for individuals... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | dividends | Tax | Europe | individuals | investment | Andorra | Dubai | Panama | France | Switzerland | Bahamas | Mauritius | Bulgaria | Guernsey | Monaco | legislation | tax | tax rates | stamp duty |

 

Canada's Express Entry Scheme

Canada's Express Entry Scheme

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 25 July, 2014

In Expat Briefing last week, we reported that Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, had met with stakeholders and key business leaders ahead of next year’s introduction of the new “Express Entry” scheme... Read Full Article »

Tags: accounting | audit | business | Immigration | Work | Employment | Immigration | Citizenship | Insurance | Construction | Manufacturing | investment | Canada | services | construction | retail | insurance | education | manufacturing | food | trade |

 

Malta Focus

Malta Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 21 July, 2014

Little more than two or three hours flying time from most places in Europe, Malta has an average of 300 days of sunshine each year, temperatures of between 14°C in winter and 32°C in summer and a typically laid-back... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Europe | individuals | employees | European Union (EU) | Cyprus | France | Germany | United States | Iceland | Malta | law | tax authority | services | commerce | financial services | e-commerce | tax | social security |

 

The World's Most Expensive Cities For Expats

The World's Most Expensive Cities For Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 11 July, 2014

When asked to consider what the most expensive cities are likely to be for expatriates posted abroad, few people would be surprised to hear that Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Geneva and Zurich are comfortably in the top ten... Read Full Article »

Tags: Europe | Other | Africa | South America | Middle East | inflation | currency | Western Europe | Currency | expatriates | employees | Dubai | Seychelles | Hong Kong | India | Saudi Arabia | Pakistan | South Africa | Australia | Singapore | services |

 

The French Property Market

The French Property Market

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 07 July, 2014

Appropriately enough, with the world’s most famous bicycle race due to start in Yorkshire on July 5 before crossing the Channel three days later, we follow up last week’s feature on the UK residential property market by surveying... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | budget | Travel | investment | Brazil | France | regulation | legislation | law | mining | environment | fees | tax |

 

Getting in on the UK Housing Boom

Getting in on the UK Housing Boom

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 30 June, 2014

Soaring house prices and tougher mortgage rules may be making it ever harder for first-time buyers to get a foothold on the UK housing ladder, but for overseas buyers with substantial deposits and easier access to finance... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | charities | Tax | Mortgages | Expats | Offshore | Capital Gains | individuals | expatriates | investment | Scotland | regulation | legislation | law | tax | property tax |

 

The UK Immigration Act

The UK Immigration Act

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 23 June, 2014

The Immigration Act 2014, which received Royal Assent last month, gives the United Kingdom Government wide-ranging new powers to tackle the problem of illegal immigration into Britain. The new legislation isn’t without its... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Immigration | Pensions | Regulations | Europe | Work | Expats | Immigration | Pensions | Welfare | professionals | United Kingdom | penalties | legislation | court | law | services | fees | tax |

 

 




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