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Your guide to working abroad in the EU

Your guide to working abroad in the EU

Contributed by the European Commission, 23 September, 2014

As an EU national you generally have the right to work for an employer or as a self-employed person in any EU country without a work permit. (Some restrictions are in place for Croatian citizens in some countries, and for some EU citizens in Croatia). This guide gives an overview on what you need to know before you embark on your career abroad. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Healthcare | Europe | unemployment | Healthcare | Croatia | training | tax | social security |

 

Ready for your holidays? Here's what you need to remember

Ready for your holidays? Here's what you need to remember

Contributed by the European Commission, 23 September, 2014

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Don't forget your ID card or passport – even if you are travelling between countries inside the EU's border-free area, it's still a good idea to carry these documents in case you need to prove your identity for some reason. Read Full Article »

Tags: Europe | currency | Health Insurance | Travel | Insurance | Kosovo | Andorra | San Marino | Finland | Iceland | Ireland | Malta | Montenegro | Liechtenstein | Monaco | Norway | United Kingdom | enforcement | public health | health care | food |

 

UK Property

UK Property

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 18 September, 2014

United Kingdom property is still seen as a "safe haven" investment for foreigners and expats in an uncertain financial and economic world, especially in the last couple of years when values have appreciated strongly. But a flurry of recent data... Read Full Article »

Tags: accounting | interest | Tax | budget | Offshore | investment | France | Spain | United Kingdom | law | banking | tax |

 

US Investor Visa

US Investor Visa

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 12 September, 2014

Americans are handing in their passports in record numbers to avoid the United States’ increasingly tight tax stranglehold on its citizens, but it isn’t all one-way traffic. This year, for the first time since its introduction, the US investor visa... Read Full Article »

Tags: holding company | business | interest | Immigration | Investment | Work | Invest | unemployment | Employment | Immigration | Investment | Travel | FATCA | proprietors | Citizenship | employees | investment | United States | court | law | tax |

 

Who'd Be a Non-Dom?

Who'd Be a Non-Dom?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 05 September, 2014

"Non-doms" – those, usually wealthy, individuals resident in the United Kingdom but not domiciled there for tax purposes – tend to get a bad press. The common perception about them is that they pay very little tax despite... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Invest | Middle East | Wealth | individuals | entrepreneurs | investment | business investment | Russia | United Kingdom | law | offshore | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | banking | tax |

 

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 |

 

 




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