Articles And Special Features Tagged 'law'

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 |

 

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 |

 

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 |

 

UK Property

UK Property

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 18 September, 2014

United Kingdom property is still seen as a "safe haven" investment for foreigners and expats in an uncertain financial and economic world, especially in the last couple of years when values have appreciated strongly. But a flurry of recent data... Read Full Article »

Tags: accounting | interest | Tax | budget | Offshore | investment | France | Spain | United Kingdom | law | banking | tax |

 

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 |

 

Who'd Be a Non-Dom?

Who'd Be a Non-Dom?

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 05 September, 2014

"Non-doms" – those, usually wealthy, individuals resident in the United Kingdom but not domiciled there for tax purposes – tend to get a bad press. The common perception about them is that they pay very little tax despite... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Tax | Invest | Middle East | Wealth | individuals | entrepreneurs | investment | business investment | Russia | United Kingdom | law | offshore | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | banking | tax |

 

Ireland Rolls Out Revamped Work Permits

Ireland Rolls Out Revamped Work Permits

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 27 August, 2014

New legislation recently enacted in Ireland will usher in substantial improvements to work permit rules with the aim of attracting more high-calibre expat information technology professionals to the country and driving economic growth... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | payroll | Education | Europe | Work | Education | Employment | individuals | professionals | employees | investment | Iceland | Ireland | Liechtenstein | Norway | legislation | law | services | training | internet | education | fees |

 

Expat Voting Rights

Expat Voting Rights

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 14 August, 2014

Increasingly, expats are being disenfranchised in the land of their birth, either by complex rules which inadvertently make it difficult for some expats to vote or by deliberate restrictions. Unfortunately, the situation... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Pensions | Europe | Work | Pensions | expatriates | retirement | Canada | Hong Kong | Italy | Spain | United States | Australia | United Kingdom | legislation | court | law | services | tax |

 

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 |

 

The French Property Market

The French Property Market

Expat Briefing Editorial Team, 07 July, 2014

Appropriately enough, with the world’s most famous bicycle race due to start in Yorkshire on July 5 before crossing the Channel three days later, we follow up last week’s feature on the UK residential property market by surveying... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Tax | budget | Travel | investment | Brazil | France | regulation | legislation | law | mining | environment | fees | tax |

 

 




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