Articles And Special Features Tagged 'Canada'

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 |

 

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 |

 

Expat Voting Rights

Expat Voting Rights

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 14 August, 2014

Increasingly, expats are being disenfranchised in the land of their birth, either by complex rules which inadvertently make it difficult for some expats to vote or by deliberate restrictions. Unfortunately, the situation... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Pensions | Europe | Work | Pensions | expatriates | retirement | Canada | Hong Kong | Italy | Spain | United States | Australia | United Kingdom | legislation | court | law | services | tax |

 

Canada's Express Entry Scheme

Canada's Express Entry Scheme

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 25 July, 2014

In Expat Briefing last week, we reported that Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, had met with stakeholders and key business leaders ahead of next year’s introduction of the new “Express Entry” scheme... Read Full Article »

Tags: accounting | audit | business | Immigration | Work | Employment | Immigration | Citizenship | Insurance | Construction | Manufacturing | investment | Canada | services | construction | retail | insurance | education | manufacturing | food | trade |

 

UK and Ireland Are Inheritance Tax Blackspots

UK and Ireland Are Inheritance Tax Blackspots

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 04 April, 2014

You can’t take it with you as the saying goes, but this doesn’t stop the government from taking a large chunk of your estate after your death in inheritance or estate taxes, and new research has shown that the United Kingdom... Read Full Article »

Tags: Tax | Europe | Expats | individuals | pensions | investment | Japan | Canada | New Zealand | Spain | Ireland | Netherlands | Niger | Nigeria | Russia | Australia | China | Romania | services | tax | inheritance tax |

 

Leaving the UK for good? Know before you go, says APRIL International UK

Leaving the UK for good? Know before you go, says APRIL International UK

Sponsored by APRIL International UK, 27 January, 2014

Another New Year, another New Year’s resolution and the chances are, for many, their goal for 2014 will be to leave the UK permanently to work or retire. The UK Office of National Statistics publishes data on net migration and their figures show... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | expatriates | Canada | France | Hong Kong | Spain | India | construction | insurance |

 

Visas

Visas

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 06 January, 2014

“Complicated”, “bureaucratic” and “time-consuming” are some of the descriptions that aspiring expats might use of visa application requirements when thinking about a move abroad. But the good news for those seeking a better life overseas is that a range of countries are fine-tuning their visa systems to make the process of expatriating a little bit easier, especially for expats with skills, or who are likely to make a significant contribution to the economy in their host country. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Immigration | Investment | Europe | Work | Invest | Immigration | Investment | Citizenship | individuals | entrepreneurs | investment | Canada | New Zealand | Spain | Malta | Portugal | Australia | China | Macau | education | tax |

 

Bitcoin: The Answer To Expats' Currency Woes?

Bitcoin: The Answer To Expats' Currency Woes?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 06 December, 2013

One of the biggest expat gripes is the exorbitant fees that banks charge to transfer money from one part of the world to another, while exchange rates can often dictate an expat’s lifestyle for many years, consigning them to a life of luxury or penury in their adopted country.
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Tags: speculation | Economy | Tax | inflation | currency | Currency | Canada | Cyprus | Germany | United States | Thailand | enforcement | law | services | commerce | mining | banking | internet | fees | tax | trade |

 

Health and Life Insurance for Expats

Health and Life Insurance for Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 11 November, 2013

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 not willing to trust to fate, is to take out some form of insurance, to protect themselves and their dependants should the worst happen. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Europe | individuals | expatriates | employees | retirement | Insurance | investment | Dubai | Afghanistan | Canada | Ireland | Isle of Man | Bahrain | Iraq | Liechtenstein | regulation | law | offshore | insurance | tax |

 

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 |

 

 




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