Articles And Special Features Tagged 'Singapore'

US Expat Deadlines 2015

US Expat Deadlines 2015

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 21 April, 2015

As most American expats are no doubt well aware, tax obligations to the United States do not cease once you have crossed the US border. Indeed, the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently reminded American citizens and...
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Tags: interest | Tax | Retire | inflation | currency | individuals | self-employment | retirement | Hong Kong | Puerto Rico | United States | Bahamas | Bermuda | Cayman Islands | Singapore | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | services | mining | tax | social security |

 

Panama Focus

Panama Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 12 March, 2015

Panama has long been a popular location for expat retirees from North America and Europe. Not only does its sub-tropical climate make it a pleasant place to live, but its tax rules and special visa schemes are also very appealing... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Europe | individuals | investment | Japan | Panama | Czech Republic | Spain | United States | Netherlands | Portugal | Luxembourg | Singapore | legislation | law | services | banking | insurance | tax | social security | trade |

 

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 |

 

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 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 |

 

Envelopes And Oligarchs: UK Property Taxes To Deter Foreign Buyers?

Envelopes And Oligarchs: UK Property Taxes To Deter Foreign Buyers?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 07 February, 2014

For non-residents, one of the main attractions of property investment in the United Kingdom was that traditionally, it could be done mostly free from taxation. All this seems to be changing as a result of recent government measures... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Tax | budget | individuals | investment | Cyprus | France | Germany | Greece | Hong Kong | Ireland | China | Singapore | United Kingdom | trusts | legislation | tax | inheritance tax | property tax | tax avoidance | stamp duty |

 

QROPS: HMRC Creates Uncertainty Out of Confusion

QROPS: HMRC Creates Uncertainty Out of Confusion

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 19 December, 2013

Earlier this year, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) was ordered by a court to clarify its position regarding certain QROPS pensions transfers. Finally, the long-awaited guidance arrived in late November, but the situation for expat pensioners and their advisers seem just as uncertain. Read Full Article »

Tags: compliance | business | Tax | Invest | individuals | pensions | investment | Hong Kong | Singapore | court | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | tax |

 

Typhoon Haiyan: Why health insurers also have a part to play in the clear up

Typhoon Haiyan: Why health insurers also have a part to play in the clear up

Sponsored by APRIL International UK, 17 December, 2013

Up until early November of this year, The Philippines were largely regarded as one of the more successful Asian economies, with amongst other things a thriving business outsource industry and GDP growth rates running at around 6% per annum, far outstripping many Western economies. With over 400,000 people now employed in call centres , the Philippines overtook India in 2011 to become the world's largest provider of these services, which are operated on behalf of some of the top US and UK brand names - currently, there are thought to be over 1000 call centres spread across 20 locations. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | charities | Providers | expatriates | India | Philippines | Singapore | Thailand | services | construction | insurance |

 

Singapore Focus

Singapore Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 01 November, 2013

Recently rated as the safest place in the world for expats raising children, Singapore is one of the most popular expat destinations in Asia and the subject of this briefing. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Europe | budget | individuals | employees | investment | Japan | Indonesia | Malaysia | India | Singapore | trusts | services | banking | environment | education | tax | tax rates | withholding tax | stamp duty |

 

The Costliest Cities for Expat Employees Revealed

The Costliest Cities for Expat Employees Revealed

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 30 July, 2013

Although European cities dominate the world's top costliest locations for expatriates, it may surprise you to learn that Luanda, the capital of Angola, is the most expensive place on earth in which to live for an expat posted abroad. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Europe | Other | Africa | inflation | currency | expatriates | employees | investment | Brazil | Hong Kong | Chad | Russia | Angola | Australia | Singapore | offshore | services | financial services | food | tax |

 

 




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