Articles And Special Features

Dubai Property: Another Bubble?

Dubai Property: Another Bubble?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 27 February, 2015

Dubai's property market was a high profile casualty of the financial crisis. After seven years of rapid real estate price inflation, the bubble burst in 2009 when property prices crashed by around 60 percent... Read Full Article »

Tags: speculation | interest | Tax | Middle East | inflation | investment | Dubai | India | Pakistan | United Arab Emirates | International Monetary Fund (IMF) | fees | tax |

 

Beware The US Expatriation Tax

Beware The US Expatriation Tax

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 13 February, 2015

For those citizens and long-term residents of the United States quitting the country in protest at its increasingly onerous taxes – and recent statistics suggest that there are record numbers of these people – one final tax surprise awaits... Read Full Article »

Tags: compliance | speculation | interest | Banking | Tax | inflation | Expats | FATCA | Compliance | Citizenship | individuals | expatriates | investment | United States | Singapore | United Kingdom | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | services | fees | tax |

 

Making (A Living From) A Home In A New Country: UK Investment

Making (A Living From) A Home In A New Country: UK Investment

Provided by Select Property, 10 February, 2015

Buying a home in the UK shouldn’t be an activity reserved solely for Russian oligarchs. Sure, property prices in Belgravia, Knightsbridge and other prime London locations are some of the highest in the world, and you may need... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Invest | Mortgages | Expats | investment | Dubai | Russia |

 

Health Insurance

Health Insurance

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 30 January, 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 | Middle East | Health Insurance | Western Europe | expatriates | Insurance | Canada | United States | insurance |

 

The UK Investor Visa

The UK Investor Visa

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 19 January, 2015

For a variety of reasons, the United Kingdom is not usually to be found gracing the top end of the numerous league tables which attempt to measure the most attractive location for expats in terms of quality of life. The weather is bad... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | corporate governance | Students | Europe | Invest | Other | currency | individuals | investment | Switzerland | Iceland | Russia | China | Liechtenstein | Norway | United Kingdom | law | public health | fees |

 

Isle of Man Focus

Isle of Man Focus

ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 11 December, 2014

As reported by sister publication Lowtax.net on December 4, 2014, international corporate services provider Dixcart has published an article highlighting the benefits of immigrating to the Isle of Man. This feature provides a brief overview of the island... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Students | Tax | Europe | Invest | Employment | Expats | individuals | investment | Switzerland | Isle of Man | Liechtenstein | Norway | legislation | law | offshore | services | banking | education | manufacturing | tax |

 

Barbados Focus

Barbados Focus

ExpatBriefing.com Editorial , 14 November, 2014

For those of us in the chilly northern latitudes, as the days grow shorter and colder, and the rain lashes the windows at near-horizontal angles, November is the time to be dreaming about lying on sun-kissed beaches in the sub-tropics, good book in one hand, good cocktail in the other. Appropriate then, that this week’s feature is a guide to Barbados.
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Tags: business | interest | Immigration | Tax | Retire | Other | Immigration | Offshore | FATCA | individuals | employees | investment | Barbados | law | regulation | offshore | services | construction | insurance | tax | trade |

 

From Thailand to Ecuador: Finding The Perfect Expat Location

From Thailand to Ecuador: Finding The Perfect Expat Location

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 20 October, 2014

Survey after survey claims to know where the best locations are for expats to settle or to work, either individually or as a family unit, in terms of cost of living and overall quality of life. Some these findings might surprise you. Others won’t... Read Full Article »

Tags: Economy | Tax | Europe | Study | Expats | Personal Finance | Finance | Japan | Germany | New Zealand | Spain | Switzerland | Bahamas | Angola | Australia | China | Ecuador | Monaco | Singapore | Thailand | tax |

 

The Great US Expat Banking Lock-Out

The Great US Expat Banking Lock-Out

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 13 October, 2014

American expats have long faced difficulties in accessing vital financial services abroad due to increasingly onerous reporting requirements required of them and financial institutions by US tax law. It was widely forecast within the US expat... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | compliance | business | interest | Tax | Expats | FATCA | Compliance | individuals | United States | legislation | law | penalties | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | G20 | services | banking | financial services | insurance | fees | tax |

 

Costa Rica Focus

Costa Rica Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 03 October, 2014

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: business | Immigration | Tax | Central America | budget | Immigration | Finance | individuals | employees | investment | Panama | Costa Rica | law | services | insurance | education | sales tax | tax | withholding tax | social security | trade |

 

 




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