Articles And Special Features Tagged 'legislation'

A Warning To US Citizens: Planning A Holiday Abroad? Then Pay Your Taxes!

A Warning To US Citizens: Planning A Holiday Abroad? Then Pay Your Taxes!

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 21 December, 2015

As if American expats didn't have enough to worry about when attempting to ensure their tax affairs are in order following the introduction of the FBAR rules and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, now Uncle Sam has... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | Expats | FATCA | Compliance | United States | penalties | legislation | law | services | mining | tax | social security |

 

Guernsey Focus

Guernsey Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 09 December, 2015

This special feature gives the low-down on low-tax Guernsey, from setting up a business in the Bailiwick to moving to the island and taking advantage of its relaxed lifestyle... Read Full Article »

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

 

Costa Rica Focus

Costa Rica Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 24 November, 2015

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: accounting | business | Immigration | Tax | Central America | Immigration | individuals | employees | investment | Costa Rica | Nicaragua | legislation | law | services | insurance | education | sales tax | tax | withholding tax | social security | trade |

 

The Savings Tax Directive

The Savings Tax Directive

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 06 November, 2015

If you are a resident of the European Union, and have a bank account or certain other financial interests in another member state or certain other "third countries" or territories, then the EU Savings Tax Directive... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | Europe | investment funds | investment | Croatia | Austria | Netherlands Antilles | Switzerland | Belgium | Netherlands | Bulgaria | Guernsey | Jersey | Liechtenstein | Luxembourg | Romania | legislation | European Commission | tax | withholding tax |

 

The Bahamas

The Bahamas

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 25 September, 2015

Recently described by its Prime Minster Perry Christie as a country “ripe for investment,” the Bahamas is a byword for tropical paradise and was last year chosen as the best low-tax expat destination by relocation specialists Bradley Hackford... Read Full Article »

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

 

Taxed And Unrepresented

Taxed And Unrepresented

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 12 August, 2015

Organizations representing the interests of expatriates have succeeded over the last couple of years in drawing attention to the issue of expat voting rights. However, while some people might have sympathy with those expats who are still... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Europe | expatriates | Canada | Italy | New Zealand | United States | Australia | United Kingdom | legislation | court | law | tax |

 

Skilled Expats: The Isle of Man Wants You

Skilled Expats: The Isle of Man Wants You

ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 31 July, 2015

The Government of the Isle of Man has announced changes to the territory's work permit system which are intended to give greater certainty to Isle of Man employers and their prospective employees seeking to take up employment in the island and reduce the bureaucracy around applications... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Europe | individuals | employees | investment funds | investment | Switzerland | Iceland | Isle of Man | Guernsey | Jersey | Liechtenstein | Norway | legislation | law | offshore | banking | insurance | health care | tax |

 

UK Summer Budget: A Gamer-Changer For Non-Doms

UK Summer Budget: A Gamer-Changer For Non-Doms

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 17 July, 2015

In a previous article for Expat Briefing, we surmised whether a victory for the Labour Party in the May 2015 general election would signal the end of non-domiciled tax status in the United Kingdom. As it transpired... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Capital Gains | individuals | investment | United Kingdom | trusts | legislation | court | law | offshore | services | tax | inheritance 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) |

 

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 |

 

 




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