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'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 05 October, 2017

American Citizens Abroad, an advocacy group for American expats, has released "refined" proposals for residency-based taxation for American citizens receiving income from overseas.
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Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | tax avoidance | interest | retirement | legislation | gift tax | United States | tax reform | Expats

 

 

Singapore Offers Expats Best Life, Work Opportunities

Singapore Offers Expats Best Life, Work Opportunities

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 02 October, 2017

Expats still consider Singapore to be the best territory to relocate for life and work, according to a recently released annual survey from HSBC. Meanwhile, firms in Switzerland and Saudi Arabia increased expats' wages most.
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Tags: United Arab Emirates | Netherlands | Saudi Arabia | Australia | Norway | Singapore | education | Austria | Canada | Germany | New Zealand | Sweden | Switzerland | Expats

 

 

UK Buy-To-Let Property Investment Loses Its Allure

UK Buy-To-Let Property Investment Loses Its Allure

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 27 September, 2017

Maintaining property in the UK to rent it out is a less attractive prospect now, following the April 2016 introduction of a three percent stamp duty land tax surcharge on those acquiring second homes.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | Ireland | Malta | Netherlands | Portugal | Slovakia | United Kingdom | fees | stamp duty | Austria | France | Sweden | Croatia | Expats | Europe | Other

 

 

Denmark To Extend Tax Breaks For Skilled Foreigners

Denmark To Extend Tax Breaks For Skilled Foreigners

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 25 August, 2017

The Confederation of Danish Industry has welcomed an announcement by a government minister that a special tax scheme for certain skilled expat workers will be improved.
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Tags: expatriates | tax | Denmark | entrepreneurs | employees | unemployment | individual income tax | Expats

 

 

Shanghai FTZ To Remove Bureaucracy For Expats

Shanghai FTZ To Remove Bureaucracy For Expats

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 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 Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 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

 

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