Articles And Special Features

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 |

 

Brazil - Staying Safe and Healthy

Brazil - Staying Safe and Healthy

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 16 June, 2014

It’s the land of Pele and samba football (of the association variety). Indeed, if England is regarded as the “mother country” of the beautiful game, then Brazil is widely recognised as its spiritual home... Read Full Article »

Tags: Europe | North America | Africa | budget | Travel | individuals | expatriates | investment | Japan | Brazil | Italy | India | South Africa | Australia | standards | penalties | law | private healthcare | insurance | environment | health care | tax |

 

Hedge Funds: The Alternative Mainstream?

Hedge Funds: The Alternative Mainstream?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 10 June, 2014

Although now a well-established feature of the global investment landscape, the hedge fund industry still generates a great deal of controversy; often perceived by politicians, the public and the popular media as... Read Full Article »

Tags: compliance | interest | Investment | Europe | Invest | currency | Investment | investment funds | hedge funds | equity investment | investment | alternative investment | Japan | United States | regulation | law | services | retail | fees | tax | trade |

 

Attention Investors - St Lucia Needs You!

Attention Investors - St Lucia Needs You!

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 09 June, 2014

Economic citizenship programmes are largely a thing of the past, and currently only two countries in the Caribbean use them in an attempt to lure investment from wealthy foreigners. However, they might soon be joined... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Investment | Tax | Europe | Invest | Investment | Citizenship | individuals | investment | Dominica | Martinique | Puerto Rico | Saint Lucia | Guadeloupe | Trinidad and Tobago | offshore | construction | banking | manufacturing | tax | trade |

 

Tax Deadline Looms For US Expats

Tax Deadline Looms For US Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 02 June, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reminded US citizens and resident aliens, including those with dual citizenship who have lived or worked abroad during all or part of 2013, that they may have a US tax liability and a filing requirement in 2014. Read Full Article »

Tags: compliance | interest | Tax | currency | Expats | FATCA | Compliance | individuals | self-employment | hedge funds | United States | trusts | law | offshore | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | services | mining | insurance | tax compliance | tax | social security |

 

Expat Workers And The Seychelles

Expat Workers And The Seychelles

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 27 May, 2014

In the wake of the recent announcement that certain companies in the Seychelles now face limits on the numbers of expat workers they can employ, this briefing throws the spotlight on this tropical paradise in the centre of the Indian Ocean. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | dividends | Investment | Invest | currency | Investment | expatriates | employees | investment | Seychelles | offshore | services | construction | commerce | financial services | manufacturing | tax | tax reform | social security | trade |

 

Buying UK Property Just Got Tougher For Expats

Buying UK Property Just Got Tougher For Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 21 May, 2014

If you are an expatriate or international property buyer, securing a UK mortgage has become more difficult as a result of the mortgage market review, with a new set of regulations being implemented by the Financial... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | budget | Expats | Offshore | retirement | regulation | insurance | internet | food | tax | trade |

 

US Corporate Tax Reform: Dead or Alive?

US Corporate Tax Reform: Dead or Alive?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 21 May, 2014

No, it wasn't some kind of April fool's joke. April 1, 2014, really was the second anniversary of the United States having the dubious distinction of possessing the highest total corporate tax rate among member countries... Read Full Article »

Tags: accounting | small business | business | interest | multinationals | dividends | Tax | individuals | investment | Japan | United States | United Kingdom | legislation | law | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) | services | tax | tax reform | tax rates | tax breaks | individual income tax |

 

UK Curbs On Health Tourism Could Benefit British Expats

UK Curbs On Health Tourism Could Benefit British Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 14 May, 2014

There remains much confusion over exactly who will have to pay the National Health Service’s new migrant levy, what they will have to pay for and how much they will have to pay. However, it seems that for expats originating from the UK... Read Full Article »

Tags: Immigration | Regulations | Europe | Other | Health Insurance | Immigration | expatriates | Insurance | Turkey | Hong Kong | Switzerland | standards | legislation | court | law | services | public health | mining | insurance | tax |

 

 




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