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Offshore Companies

Offshore Companies

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 18 January, 2016

The term "offshore" when used to describe a country or territory with very low rates of tax has come to be used almost pejoratively these days. However, in the vast majority of countries, the use of "offshore" companies and bank accounts... Read Full Article »

Tags: company formation | business | Tax | Offshore | expatriates | professionals | retirement | investment | trusts | legislation | law | asset protection | offshore trusts | banking secrecy | offshore | services | banking | financial services | fees | tax |

 

The Best Place to Retire In 2016

The Best Place to Retire In 2016

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 07 January, 2016

According to International Living's latest annual Global Retirement Index, a certain country in Central America with a famous canal topped the league table of most favourable expat retirement destinations in 2016. Not sure where... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Europe | individuals | investment | Panama | Spain | United States | Ireland | Netherlands | Portugal | Israel | Luxembourg | Singapore | United Kingdom | legislation | services | banking | insurance | tax | social security | trade |

 

A Warning To US Citizens: Planning A Holiday Abroad? Then Pay Your Taxes!

A Warning To US Citizens: Planning A Holiday Abroad? Then Pay Your Taxes!

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 21 December, 2015

As if American expats didn't have enough to worry about when attempting to ensure their tax affairs are in order following the introduction of the FBAR rules and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, now Uncle Sam has... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | Expats | FATCA | Compliance | United States | penalties | legislation | law | services | mining | tax | social security |

 

Guernsey Focus

Guernsey Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 09 December, 2015

This special feature gives the low-down on low-tax Guernsey, from setting up a business in the Bailiwick to moving to the island and taking advantage of its relaxed lifestyle... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Tax | Europe | Work | Employment | Finance | Insurance | investment | Alderney | France | Guernsey | regulation | legislation | court | law | services | banking | insurance | education | tax | social security |

 

Costa Rica Focus

Costa Rica Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 24 November, 2015

With its pleasant sub-tropical climate, relatively low taxation and an array of residency programmes designed to attract expat retirees and investors from all over the world, the Central American republic of Costa Rica is well worth investigating... Read Full Article »

Tags: accounting | business | Immigration | Tax | Central America | Immigration | individuals | employees | investment | Costa Rica | Nicaragua | legislation | law | services | insurance | education | sales tax | tax | withholding tax | social security | trade |

 

The Savings Tax Directive

The Savings Tax Directive

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 06 November, 2015

If you are a resident of the European Union, and have a bank account or certain other financial interests in another member state or certain other "third countries" or territories, then the EU Savings Tax Directive... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | Europe | investment funds | investment | Croatia | Austria | Netherlands Antilles | Switzerland | Belgium | Netherlands | Bulgaria | Guernsey | Jersey | Liechtenstein | Luxembourg | Romania | legislation | European Commission | tax | withholding tax |

 

Expat Health and Life Insurance

Expat Health and Life Insurance

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 23 October, 2015

Insurance is one of those things that everyone hopes they'll never need, and as a result, a frightening number choose to bury their heads in the sand, hoping that their luck will hold. However, by far the most sensible solution for those... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Europe | individuals | expatriates | employees | retirement | Insurance | investment | Dubai | Afghanistan | Canada | Ireland | Isle of Man | Bahrain | Iraq | Liechtenstein | regulation | law | offshore | insurance | tax |

 

How To Boost Your Income And Quality of Life: Move To Singapore!

How To Boost Your Income And Quality of Life: Move To Singapore!

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 13 October, 2015

Recently rated as the best place in the world for expat living overall, the thriving city-state of Singapore is the subject of this special feature... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | multinationals | Tax | Europe | individuals | investment | Japan | Canada | Malaysia | Belgium | India | Australia | China | Singapore | services | banking | financial services | environment | tax | tax rates | withholding tax |

 

Malta: The Small Island With Big Expat Popularity

Malta: The Small Island With Big Expat Popularity

Contributed by M Meilak and Associates, 30 September, 2015

After introducing its Individual Investor Program in 2014, Malta now has an extensive array of special incentives schemes designed to encourage skilled and well-heeled expats to take up residence in the country... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | Europe | Invest | individuals | investment | Iceland | Malta | Ecuador | Liechtenstein | Mexico | Norway | law | offshore | tax authority | commerce | insurance | e-commerce | fees | tax | tax incentives |

 

The Bahamas

The Bahamas

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 25 September, 2015

Recently described by its Prime Minster Perry Christie as a country “ripe for investment,” the Bahamas is a byword for tropical paradise and was last year chosen as the best low-tax expat destination by relocation specialists Bradley Hackford... Read Full Article »

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

 

 




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