Articles And Special Features Tagged 'financial services'

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 |

 

FATCA: No Respite For US Expats - Yet

FATCA: No Respite For US Expats - Yet

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 08 May, 2015

Following another call from US expat pressure group Americans Citizens Abroad (ACA) that the United States Treasury amend tax regulations to exempt Americans residing in a foreign country from the Foreign Account Tax Compliance... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | compliance | interest | Tax | Employment | Expats | FATCA | Compliance | United States | regulation | penalties | legislation | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | tax authority | services | banking | financial services | insurance | tax | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) |

 

The Great US Expat Banking Lock-Out

The Great US Expat Banking Lock-Out

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 13 October, 2014

American expats have long faced difficulties in accessing vital financial services abroad due to increasingly onerous reporting requirements required of them and financial institutions by US tax law. It was widely forecast within the US expat... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | compliance | business | interest | Tax | Expats | FATCA | Compliance | individuals | United States | penalties | legislation | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | G20 | services | banking | financial services | insurance | fees | tax |

 

A Low-Tax Gem Nestled In The English Channel

A Low-Tax Gem Nestled In The English Channel

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 26 September, 2014

In an attempt to reinforce the message that Guernsey is open for business, the Government of Guernsey recently launched a new promotional initiative designed to guide businesses and individuals through the process of relocating to the... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Tax | Europe | Work | Employment | individuals | Insurance | investment | Alderney | France | Guernsey | regulation | legislation | court | law | services | banking | financial services | insurance | education | tax |

 

The Bahamas

The Bahamas

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 18 August, 2014

As a follow up to our recent feature on the top-ten best low-tax locations for expats, this report focuses on the country at the top of that list: The Bahamas... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Investment | Tax | Invest | Investment | investment | Bahamas | legislation | offshore | services | commerce | training | financial services | insurance | environment | e-commerce | fees | tax | property tax | stamp duty | trade |

 

Malta Focus

Malta Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 21 July, 2014

Little more than two or three hours flying time from most places in Europe, Malta has an average of 300 days of sunshine each year, temperatures of between 14°C in winter and 32°C in summer and a typically laid-back... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Europe | individuals | employees | European Union (EU) | Cyprus | France | Germany | United States | Iceland | Malta | law | tax authority | services | commerce | financial services | e-commerce | tax | social security |

 

Expat Workers And The Seychelles

Expat Workers And The Seychelles

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 27 May, 2014

In the wake of the recent announcement that certain companies in the Seychelles now face limits on the numbers of expat workers they can employ, this briefing throws the spotlight on this tropical paradise in the centre of the Indian Ocean. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | dividends | Investment | Invest | currency | Investment | expatriates | employees | investment | Seychelles | offshore | services | construction | commerce | financial services | manufacturing | tax | tax reform | social security | trade |

 

Malta Residency Programme

Malta Residency Programme

Contributed by EMD, 11 April, 2014

The Maltese archipelago is made up of the main island Malta and its two other sister islands, Gozo and Comino. It is situated in the centre of the Mediterranean between Italy and North Africa. Covering just over... Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | business | Education | Tax | Europe | Retire | currency | Education | Employment | individuals | employees | Italy | Malta | law | services | aviation | financial services | environment | education | food | tax | property tax |

 

Gibraltar: Focussing on the Rock

Gibraltar: Focussing on the Rock

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 11 September, 2013

On occasion, the Spanish authorities can make life quite uncomfortable for the almost 30,000 inhabitants of the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, as was demonstrated visibly in the world’s media earlier this summer. However, with its substantial financial services industry, burgeoning e-commerce sector and attractive tax regimes for skilled employees - not to mention its pleasant Mediterranean climate - the “Rock” still offers opportunities for expat workers to advance their careers while saving tax and getting a sun tan. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | treasury management | Tax | Europe | individuals | investment | Spain | Gibraltar | Russia | trusts | law | offshore | services | commerce | banking | financial services | insurance | environment | e-commerce | tax | tax rates |

 

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 |

 

 




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