Articles And Special Features Tagged 'Middle East'

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 |

 

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 |

 

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 |

 

Who'd Be a Non-Dom?

Who'd Be a Non-Dom?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 05 September, 2014

"Non-doms" – those, usually wealthy, individuals resident in the United Kingdom but not domiciled there for tax purposes – tend to get a bad press. The common perception about them is that they pay very little tax despite... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Invest | Middle East | Wealth | individuals | entrepreneurs | investment | business investment | Russia | United Kingdom | law | offshore | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | banking | tax |

 

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 |

 

Is The Middle East Turning Its Back On Expats?

Is The Middle East Turning Its Back On Expats?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 17 March, 2014

In recent decades, countries in the Middle East and the Gulf have tended to welcome foreign workers with open arms, and the millions of expats who have worked and lived there have contributed substantially to economic growth in... Read Full Article »

Tags: accounting | business | Tax | Europe | North America | Middle East | budget | unemployment | Expats | expatriates | professionals | employees | Dubai | Oman | India | Kuwait | Saudi Arabia | Bahrain | Qatar | fees | tax |

 

Dubai Profile

Dubai Profile

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 13 January, 2014

While the city's image sustained something of a bruising in the global financial crisis as the property bubble popped, Dubai's confidence is now most definitely on the up with the economy in rebound mode and investors falling over themselves to snap up new real estate developments. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Europe | Middle East | Health Insurance | contractors | employees | Insurance | Dubai | Austria | Belgium | Brunei | Denmark | Bahrain | law | construction | insurance | manufacturing | tax | trade |

 

What's Best for the Kids?

What's Best for the Kids?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 04 September, 2013

For parents relocating abroad for extended periods, as part of their employment perhaps, or planning to make a move abroad permanently, the wellbeing of their children is probably going to be their primary anxiety. In this briefing, we look at some of the more suitable locations for expat families (as well as those not particularly suited to expats with children) and summarise some of the schooling options open to expat parents. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Education | Middle East | inflation | Education | investment | Japan | Canada | Hong Kong | United States | Kuwait | Netherlands | Saudi Arabia | United Arab Emirates | Australia | United Kingdom | offshore | environment | education | 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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