Articles And Special Features Tagged 'banking'

Attention Investors - St Lucia Needs You!

Attention Investors - St Lucia Needs You!

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 09 June, 2014

Economic citizenship programmes are largely a thing of the past, and currently only two countries in the Caribbean use them in an attempt to lure investment from wealthy foreigners. However, they might soon be joined... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Investment | Tax | Europe | Invest | Investment | Citizenship | individuals | investment | Dominica | Martinique | Puerto Rico | Saint Lucia | Guadeloupe | Trinidad and Tobago | offshore | construction | banking | manufacturing | tax | trade |

 

The Savings Tax Directive Revisited

The Savings Tax Directive Revisited

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 31 March, 2014

At the time of our Expat Briefing on the European Union Savings Tax Directive six months ago, there were few signs that the deadlock over proposed amendments to the legislation that would allow tax authorities to share... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | Europe | individuals | investment funds | investment | Andorra | Austria | Switzerland | Netherlands | Isle of Man | Aruba | Guernsey | Jersey | Luxembourg | Monaco | legislation | law | banking | tax | withholding tax |

 

Panama Focus

Panama Focus

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 17 February, 2014

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 to expats and foreign investors. Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | business | Invest | North America | currency | Expats | individuals | investment | Panama | United States | regulation | legislation | law | services | banking | insurance | fees | tax | social security | tax breaks | trade |

 

Britain Open For Business?

Britain Open For Business?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 17 December, 2013

Since coming to power in 2010, the ‘Con-Lib’ coalition has laid down the welcome mat for wealthy foreigners, especially those likely to contribute to the UK’s future economic growth. However, despite the oft-repeated mantra that Britain is “open for business,” new research suggests that the Government is as much interested in the benefits expats bring to HM Treasury as the wider economy. Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | compliance | business | interest | Tax | Invest | budget | individuals | employees | hedge funds | investment | law | offshore | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | banking | insurance | tax compliance | tax | property tax | tax avoidance | stamp duty |

 

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 |

 

FATCA - What U.S. Expats Need to Know

FATCA - What U.S. Expats Need to Know

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 21 November, 2013

Under the United States' worldwide system of taxation for individuals, Americans living abroad are in the unenviable situation of having to report and pay taxes in the US as well as in their host country. For many US expats however, things are about to get a whole lot worse thanks to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, commonly known as FATCA. Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | interest | Regulations | Tax | Expats | FATCA | individuals | Institutions | France | Germany | Spain | United States | Guernsey | Jersey | regulation | legislation | law | offshore | banking | tax | tax avoidance |

 

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 |

 

Jersey: More Than Just a Finance Centre?

Jersey: More Than Just a Finance Centre?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 16 October, 2013

Its taxes are low, its climate is clement, its financial centre is stable and growing, and it is but a short hop by plane from the global city of London or by boat to the gastronomic and cultural delights of Normandy. But is Jersey a suitable place to live for those considering expatriating? Or is the island a more suitable home for your finances, rather than you and your family, during an extended period of expatriation elsewhere in the world? Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Europe | Work | currency | individuals | expatriates | investment | France | Isle of Man | Guernsey | Jersey | United Kingdom | law | offshore | commerce | banking | insurance | e-commerce | tax |

 

The Savings Tax Directive

The Savings Tax Directive

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 17 September, 2013

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 is something you should know about. In this week's briefing, we explain how the directive works, and look at proposals that will make it easier for the EU's tax authorities to access and share savers' and investors' information. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | Europe | FATCA | individuals | investment funds | investment | Andorra | San Marino | Austria | Switzerland | Belgium | Isle of Man | Guernsey | Jersey | Liechtenstein | Luxembourg | Monaco | banking | tax | withholding 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 |

 

 




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