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Shanghai FTZ To Remove Bureaucracy For Expats

Shanghai FTZ To Remove Bureaucracy For Expats

By Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus - 22 August, 2017

The Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, the low-tax industrial zone, is taking steps to speed up residence and work permit applications for foreigners.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | Taiwan | professionals | Hong Kong | trade | free trade zone | Expat Services | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

 

Malaysia To Introduce Revised Tourist Tax On Sep 1

Malaysia To Introduce Revised Tourist Tax On Sep 1

By by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong - 14 August, 2017

Malaysia is to proceed with the introduction of a tax on accommodation provided to foreign tourists.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | law | Malaysia | Expats

 

 

Jump In US Expats Renouncing Citizenship

Jump In US Expats Renouncing Citizenship

By by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington - 07 August, 2017

According to Treasury Department statistics, the number of taxpayers renouncing their US citizenship in the second quarter of 2017 hit 1,759 – the second highest on record.
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Tags: individuals | expatriates | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | FATCA | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | United States | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

 

South African Expats Face Higher Tax Bills

South African Expats Face Higher Tax Bills

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 31 July, 2017

Concerns have been expressed regarding the South African government's plans to remove the 183-day foreign earned income exemption provision for expats working outside of the country.
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Tags: expatriates | South Africa | compliance | tax | tax compliance | tax avoidance | tax credits | legislation | Expats | Africa

 

 

UK To Levy VAT On Telecoms Services For Overseas Brits

UK To Levy VAT On Telecoms Services For Overseas Brits

By by Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London - 24 July, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs has published details of new provisions for a value-added tax charge on UK consumers using B2C telecommunication services outside the EU.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | business | value added tax (VAT) | VAT cross-border transactions | United Kingdom | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | services | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

 

Saudi Begins Levying Higher Expat Taxes

Saudi Begins Levying Higher Expat Taxes

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 17 July, 2017

Saudi Arabia's new tax on expatriate workers was introduced on July 1.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | Saudi Arabia | employees | Expats

 

 

Report Looks At Cost Of Education Abroad

Report Looks At Cost Of Education Abroad

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 14 July, 2017

The cost to parents of educating their children varies widely from country to country, costing anywhere from USD7,891 for state-funded education in Indonesia to USD200,000 for paid-for education in Hong Kong, according to a new HSBC report.
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Tags: expatriates | India | Australia | China | Singapore | Taiwan | fees | education | Canada | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Expats

 

 

OECD Calls On States To Support New Emigrants

OECD Calls On States To Support New Emigrants

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 12 July, 2017

The OECD has called on countries to improve how they support migrants to integrate in their societies.
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Tags: individuals | expatriates | Citizenship | law | employees | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) | Germany | Sweden | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

 

US May Block New Visa Route For Int'l Entrepreneurs

US May Block New Visa Route For Int'l Entrepreneurs

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 11 July, 2017

The United States look set to drop plans floated by the Obama administration for visa concessions for international entrepreneurs.
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Tags: expatriates | investment | business | entrepreneurs | United States | Expats | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | business investment | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 23 June, 2017

African, Asian, and European cities are the most expensive locations for expats working abroad, according to Mercer's annual Cost of Living Survey, released on June 21, 2017.
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Tags: expatriates | Chad | Kyrgyzstan | Uruguay | employees | Angola | Singapore | Brazil | Hong Kong | Tunisia | United States | Argentina | Macedonia | Seychelles | services | Expats | Europe | Other | Africa | South America

 

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