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Singapore - Safe, Sound, And Rewarding for Expats

Singapore - Safe, Sound, And Rewarding for Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 07 October, 2016

Singapore was once again chosen as the world's best place for expat living by HSBC's latest Expat Explorer survey, arguably the most definitive survey of its type. This article runs the rule over South East Asia's thriving "Lion City."... Read Full Article »

Tags: tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) | Tax | Expats | FATCA | individuals | investment | Canada | France | Germany | Hong Kong | Malaysia | Belgium | India | Australia | China | Singapore | services | banking | tax | tax rates | withholding tax |

 

Malta - The Friendly Island Rolling Out The Red Carpet For Expats

Malta - The Friendly Island Rolling Out The Red Carpet For Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 22 September, 2016

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, a typically laid-back Mediterranean... Read Full Article »

Tags: Tax | Europe | Invest | Other | individuals | investment | Cyprus | Iceland | Malta | Liechtenstein | law | offshore | tax authority | services | commerce | banking | financial services | insurance | e-commerce | fees | tax |

 

Hong Kong For Expats

Hong Kong For Expats

ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 September, 2016

It was recently named as the most expensive city in the world for a company to send an expatriate worker on assignment in Mercer's latest annual expat cost of living survey. Yet, bustling and vibrant, with good career prospects... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | business | Tax | Work | Africa | Expats | FATCA | Japan | Canada | France | Hong Kong | Ireland | Russia | South Africa | China | Luxembourg | Macau | law | services | banking | financial services | tax |

 

Barbados - The Gateway To The Caribbean

Barbados - The Gateway To The Caribbean

ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 30 August, 2016

The most easterly of the Caribbean islands, Barbados, is a popular destination for expat retirees and investors from North America and Europe. With its year-round warm climate contrasting sharply with the often unforgiving winters... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Immigration | Tax | Europe | Retire | currency | Immigration | Offshore | FATCA | individuals | employees | investment | Barbados | regulation | law | services | construction | insurance | tax | withholding tax | trade |

 

The Costliest (And cheapest) Cities To Send Expat Assignees

The Costliest (And cheapest) Cities To Send Expat Assignees

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 15 August, 2016

As we reported in Expat Briefing last week, Hong Kong is now the most expensive city for companies to send employees on assignment, just ahead of the usual suspects at the top of this league table like Geneva, Tokyo and Singapore... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Europe | Africa | South America | Middle East | inflation | currency | Expats | expatriates | employees | Japan | Brazil | Hong Kong | Puerto Rico | India | Niger | Nigeria | Uruguay | Turkmenistan | Angola | Australia | Singapore |

 

Brexit: What About The Overseas Territories?

Brexit: What About The Overseas Territories?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 01 August, 2016

In terms of outright numbers, the British Crown Dependencies – Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man – and Gibraltar – a UK Overseas Territory – are home to small populations of British expats... Read Full Article »

Tags: compliance | interest | Europe | fiscal policy | entrepreneurs | Spain | Gibraltar | Isle of Man | Guernsey | Jersey | United Kingdom | legislation | services | commerce | banking | financial services | insurance | environment | e-commerce | manufacturing | tax | trade |

 

Brexit: Keep Calm And Carry On

Brexit: Keep Calm And Carry On

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 15 July, 2016

Britain's decision to leave the European Union has understandably prompted frenzied speculation within the community of British expats living on the continent about how Brexit will affect them, and what they can do to mitigate any negative consequences... Read Full Article »

Tags: speculation | interest | Investment | Pensions | Europe | Invest | Other | Expats | Health Insurance | Investment | Pensions | Wealth | Insurance | pensions | investment | Japan | China | services | insurance | trade |

 

Brexit FAQ

Brexit FAQ

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 01 July, 2016

From pensions to healthcare and rights to work, the 2m British expats living in the European Union are understandably worried about the consequences of a Brexit, as are the 2.7m European expats residing in the UK... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | Pensions | Europe | inflation | Expats | Pensions | retirement | Insurance | pensions | investment | Cyprus | France | Greece | Spain | Switzerland | Portugal | United Kingdom | law | public health | education | social security |

 

UK QROPS - The Expat Pensioner's Flexible Friend

UK QROPS - The Expat Pensioner's Flexible Friend

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 17 June, 2016

For long-term residents of the United Kingdom with plans to retire abroad, QROPS (Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme) provide a neat, tax efficient solution to the problem of pension portability for expats... Read Full Article »

Tags: compliance | business | professionals | pensions | investment | Cyprus | Gibraltar | Malta | Australia | Guernsey | United Kingdom | standards | legislation | law | tax authority | services | banking | financial services | fees | tax | inheritance tax |

 

Brexit And Pensions - A Recipe For Uncertainty

Brexit And Pensions - A Recipe For Uncertainty

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 07 June, 2016

For those still considering the merits of the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union, it is becoming increasingly difficult to penetrate the hyperbole and apocalyptical forecasts layered up by both camps and reach... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | interest | Pensions | Tax | Europe | Pensions | retirement | pensions | Germany | Italy | Spain | Switzerland | Ireland | United Kingdom | standards | legislation | law | services | environment | tax | social security |

 

 




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