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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 |

 

Taxed And Unrepresented

Taxed And Unrepresented

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 12 August, 2015

Organizations representing the interests of expatriates have succeeded over the last couple of years in drawing attention to the issue of expat voting rights. However, while some people might have sympathy with those expats who are still... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Europe | expatriates | Canada | Italy | New Zealand | United States | Australia | United Kingdom | legislation | court | law | tax |

 

Skilled Expats: The Isle of Man Wants You

Skilled Expats: The Isle of Man Wants You

ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 31 July, 2015

The Government of the Isle of Man has announced changes to the territory's work permit system which are intended to give greater certainty to Isle of Man employers and their prospective employees seeking to take up employment in the island and reduce the bureaucracy around applications... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Europe | individuals | employees | investment funds | investment | Switzerland | Iceland | Isle of Man | Guernsey | Jersey | Liechtenstein | Norway | legislation | law | offshore | banking | insurance | health care | tax |

 

UK Summer Budget: A Gamer-Changer For Non-Doms

UK Summer Budget: A Gamer-Changer For Non-Doms

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 17 July, 2015

In a previous article for Expat Briefing, we surmised whether a victory for the Labour Party in the May 2015 general election would signal the end of non-domiciled tax status in the United Kingdom. As it transpired... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Capital Gains | individuals | investment | United Kingdom | trusts | legislation | court | law | offshore | services | tax | inheritance tax |

 

The Common Reporting Standard: The Global FATCA

The Common Reporting Standard: The Global FATCA

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 07 July, 2015

Much has been made of the impact of the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on US expats, Americans with financial interests overseas, and financial institutions all over the world. However, few people... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | business | interest | Banking | Tax | Expats | FATCA | investment | British Virgin Islands | Austria | Canada | Belgium | Russia | Australia | Bermuda | Cayman Islands | Virgin Islands | tax authority | services | financial services | insurance | tax |

 

FBAR - What US Persons Need To Know

FBAR - What US Persons Need To Know

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 08 June, 2015

This article outlines what Americans with foreign bank accounts must do to stay on the right side of the law under FBAR, with the June 30 filing deadline approaching fast... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | individuals | retirement | United States | trusts | law | banking | insurance | internet | tax |

 

How The UK Election Result Affects Expats

How The UK Election Result Affects Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 27 May, 2015

So the soapboxes and rosettes have been put away, and the final credits have rolled on the seemingly endless carousel of televised debates between party leaders, at least for another five years at any rate... Read Full Article »

Tags: compliance | business | interest | charities | Tax | Europe | Offshore | Currency | individuals | investment | France | Italy | Spain | Portugal | penalties | law | tax authority | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | tax | inheritance tax |

 

FATCA: No Respite For US Expats - Yet

FATCA: No Respite For US Expats - Yet

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 08 May, 2015

Following another call from US expat pressure group Americans Citizens Abroad (ACA) that the United States Treasury amend tax regulations to exempt Americans residing in a foreign country from the Foreign Account Tax Compliance... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | compliance | interest | Tax | Employment | Expats | FATCA | Compliance | United States | regulation | penalties | legislation | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | tax authority | services | banking | financial services | insurance | tax | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) |

 

The General Election & your property in the UK

The General Election & your property in the UK

Provided by Select Property, 24 April, 2015

Find out what's happening to the market and how your property will be affected by the election result... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | inflation | retirement | investment | penalties | tax |

 

 




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