Articles And Special Features Tagged 'Africa'

Retirement in Belize

Retirement in Belize

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 27 April, 2017

Looking for a retirement destination that combines a sub-tropical climate with an almost complete absence of taxation for expats? Then you could do worse than consider the Central America nation of Belize... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Immigration | Retirement | Europe | Retire | Africa | Central America | currency | Immigration | retirement | investment | Honduras | Guatemala | Spain | Belize | Mexico | law | offshore | services | financial services | 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 |

 

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 |

 

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 |

 

The World's Most Expensive Cities For Expats

The World's Most Expensive Cities For Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 11 July, 2014

When asked to consider what the most expensive cities are likely to be for expatriates posted abroad, few people would be surprised to hear that Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Geneva and Zurich are comfortably in the top ten... Read Full Article »

Tags: Europe | Other | Africa | South America | Middle East | inflation | currency | Western Europe | Currency | expatriates | employees | Dubai | Seychelles | Hong Kong | India | Saudi Arabia | Pakistan | South Africa | Australia | Singapore | services |

 

Brazil - Staying Safe and Healthy

Brazil - Staying Safe and Healthy

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 16 June, 2014

It’s the land of Pele and samba football (of the association variety). Indeed, if England is regarded as the “mother country” of the beautiful game, then Brazil is widely recognised as its spiritual home... Read Full Article »

Tags: Europe | North America | Africa | budget | Travel | individuals | expatriates | investment | Japan | Brazil | Italy | India | South Africa | Australia | law | standards | penalties | private healthcare | insurance | environment | health care | tax |

 

South Africa's New Immigration Regulations: A Change for the Better or an Own Goal?

South Africa's New Immigration Regulations: A Change for the Better or an Own Goal?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 24 March, 2014

The South African Government claims that proposed new immigration regulations will be an improvement on the existing rules. However, some fear that the new regulations are being rushed through with inadequate consultation... Read Full Article »

Tags: compliance | business | multinationals | Immigration | Regulations | Work | Study | Retire | Africa | Immigration | individuals | Construction | investment | South Africa | legislation | law | regulation | services | mining | education | trade |

 

Australia: Tighter Immigration Rules On The Way?

Australia: Tighter Immigration Rules On The Way?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 20 January, 2014

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott came to power in September promising to strengthen Australia's porous borders against illegal immigration like never before. But what about the new government's attitude to immigration of the legal kind? Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Immigration | Students | Work | Study | Invest | Africa | Immigration | investment | New Zealand | United States | Chile | South Africa | Australia | Thailand | United Kingdom | legislation | environment | education | fees | trade |

 

Belize: A Tax-Free Paradise

Belize: A Tax-Free Paradise

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 27 August, 2013

Looking for a retirement destination that combines a sub-tropical climate with an almost complete absence of taxation for expats? Then you could do worse than consider the Central America nation of Belize, which has a highly attractive incentive programme in place for retired expats drawing pension income from abroad. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Immigration | Europe | Retire | Africa | Central America | currency | Immigration | retirement | investment | Honduras | Guatemala | Spain | Belize | Mexico | law | offshore | services | financial services | fees | tax |

 

Property: To Buy or not to Buy?

Property: To Buy or not to Buy?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 07 August, 2013

The longest and deepest property market correction in recent history has been ruinous for some investors who bought second homes and investment property in the years prior to the financial crisis, especially in certain parts of Europe. However, for new investors, some suggest that now is the ideal time to buy. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Europe | Africa | Middle East | investment | Japan | France | Germany | Greece | Hong Kong | Spain | Ireland | Portugal | africa | South Africa | China | services | energy | financial services | tax | property tax |

 

 




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