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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 |

 

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 |

 

 




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