Articles And Special Features Tagged 'Immigration'

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 |

 

US Investor Visa

US Investor Visa

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 12 September, 2014

Americans are handing in their passports in record numbers to avoid the United States’ increasingly tight tax stranglehold on its citizens, but it isn’t all one-way traffic. This year, for the first time since its introduction, the US investor visa... Read Full Article »

Tags: holding company | business | interest | Immigration | Investment | Work | Invest | unemployment | Employment | Immigration | Investment | Travel | FATCA | proprietors | Citizenship | employees | investment | United States | court | law | 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 |

 

The UK Immigration Act

The UK Immigration Act

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 23 June, 2014

The Immigration Act 2014, which received Royal Assent last month, gives the United Kingdom Government wide-ranging new powers to tackle the problem of illegal immigration into Britain. The new legislation isn’t without its... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Immigration | Pensions | Regulations | Europe | Work | Expats | Immigration | Pensions | Welfare | professionals | United Kingdom | penalties | legislation | court | law | services | fees | tax |

 

UK Curbs On Health Tourism Could Benefit British Expats

UK Curbs On Health Tourism Could Benefit British Expats

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 14 May, 2014

There remains much confusion over exactly who will have to pay the National Health Service’s new migrant levy, what they will have to pay for and how much they will have to pay. However, it seems that for expats originating from the UK... Read Full Article »

Tags: Immigration | Regulations | Europe | Other | Health Insurance | Immigration | expatriates | Insurance | Turkey | Hong Kong | Switzerland | standards | legislation | court | law | services | public health | mining | insurance | 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 | regulation | legislation | law | 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 |

 

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 |

 

Second Citizenship

Second Citizenship

Sponsored by Dema Partners, 10 October, 2013

Rapid advances in communication technologies and international travel coupled with the ongoing process of globalisation have made the world a much smaller place, so that now it is possible work, invest, or start a business in more countries than ever. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Immigration | Investment | Tax | Europe | Invest | Immigration | Investment | Citizenship | expatriates | investment | Dominica | Martinique | Puerto Rico | United States | Ireland | Trinidad and Tobago | United Kingdom | internet | fees | tax |

 

Costa Rica Focus

Costa Rica Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 23 September, 2013

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 if you are planning to make a new life for yourself in the sun. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Immigration | Tax | Central America | Immigration | individuals | employees | retirement | investment | Panama | Costa Rica | Nicaragua | law | offshore | insurance | education | sales tax | tax | withholding tax | social security | trade |

 

 




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