Articles And Special Features

Citizenship By Investment - St. Lucia Joins The Club

Citizenship By Investment - St. Lucia Joins The Club

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 29 March, 2016

With many small nations hit hard by the financial crisis, and struggling to come to terms with unfavorable currents in the global economy, some are considering all sorts of inventive ways to attract inward investment... Read Full Article »

Tags: accounting | business | Investment | Tax | Europe | Invest | Other | Investment | Citizenship | investment | Martinique | Malta | Saint Lucia | Grenada | regulation | offshore | services | construction | fees | tax | trade |

 

America's Unending Tax Net

America's Unending Tax Net

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 16 March, 2016

With the United States authorities having recently issued new guidance on selected expat tax issues, in this feature we provide a reminder of the tax rules facing expat Americans... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | Expats | FATCA | individuals | self-employment | employees | retirement | Guam | American Samoa | Puerto Rico | United States | Northern Mariana Islands | Samoa | legislation | law | offshore | tax | tax rates | withholding tax | social security |

 

The Best Cities To Get Sent On Assignment (And Some Of The Worst)

The Best Cities To Get Sent On Assignment (And Some Of The Worst)

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 29 February, 2016

Yes, the weather is often on the dull side, taxes are usually on the high side and the cost of real estate is on the eye-wateringly expensive side, but Western Europe still dominates the top tier of Mercer's league table of cities measured... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | multinationals | Europe | Asia-Pacific | Other | North America | Africa | South America | Western Europe | Central and Eastern Europe | expatriates | employees | Dubai | Japan | Austria | New Zealand | Switzerland | Australia | Mexico | Singapore | services |

 

Bermuda: An Expat's Fiscal Paradise

Bermuda: An Expat's Fiscal Paradise

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 15 February, 2016

Bermuda may be small and remote and most famous for the mysterious eponymous "triangle." But it is also one the world's wealthiest places, is blessed with stunning beaches and mild temperatures year round, and is almost completely... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | payroll | dividends | Immigration | Tax | Europe | Work | North America | budget | Immigration | Offshore | FATCA | Canada | Bermuda | law | offshore | services | financial services | insurance | tax | stamp duty |

 

London Property Market: What Goes Up...?

London Property Market: What Goes Up...?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 01 February, 2016

London. It's not only the United Kingdom's capital city, but the world's second largest financial centre, and a world city, and lots of people want to buy property there, either as a home or an investment... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Invest | economics | Expats | Offshore | investment | United Kingdom | law | tax | stamp duty |

 

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 |

 

 




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