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European Court Ruling A Boost For Self-Employed Expats

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 17 January, 2018

Self-employed EU citizens should be able to maintain a right of residence and, through such, access to welfare in another member state, even when they have been unable secure more work, Europe's top court has ruled... Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | Ireland | employees | Romania | unemployment | legislation | Expats | Europe

 

 

Brexit

Brexit Killing UK's Appeal For Students And Graduates

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 11 January, 2018

A survey of 648 graduates at UK universities conducted by KPMG has revealed that almost two thirds (62 percent) of graduates feel less confident about their career prospects because of Brexit... Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | investment | business | Expats | Working Abroad | business investment | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

Norway

Norway Told To Amend Pension Tax Rules

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 21 December, 2017

The European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority has ruled that Norway is in breach of European Economic Area rules because it does not give non-resident, low-income pensioners the same tax deductions as those available to residents... Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | pensions | Norway | legislation | individual income tax | Expats | Europe

 

 

Younger

Younger UK Passport Holders Can Use Simpler Online Renewal Service

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 19 December, 2017

British passport holders between the ages of 16 and 25 can now use the online passport renewal service, which was previously available only to people aged 26 or older... Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | law | United Kingdom | Expats | Immigration | Other | Immigration

 

 

France

France Prepares To Lure London Bankers With Tax Cuts

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 19 December, 2017

The French Government is planning to unveil additional tax cuts next year to encourage London's bankers and financiers to relocate to Paris... Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | employees | United Kingdom | social security | France | Germany | Expats

 

 

EU

EU Welcomed A Record Number Of Non-EU Nationals In 2016

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 19 December, 2017

Eurostat, the EU statistics agency, says a record 3.4 million first-time permits were issued to non-EU residents by EU states in 2016... Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | India | Syria | accounting | China | education | Germany | Poland | United States | Ukraine | Expats | Europe

 

 

France

France Urged To Do More To Support Immigration

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 08 December, 2017

A new report from the OECD says France's work permit system is unnecessarily complex, with regional disparities, and there is not enough transparency for employers... Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Citizenship | employees | professionals | France | standards | Expats

 

 

European

European Court Rules In Major UK Immigration Case

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 29 November, 2017

Europe's top court has delivered a landmark ruling that will benefit married couples where one is an EU citizen who newly takes up citizenship in an EU country and their non-EU spouse seeks to join them... Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | court | law | Algeria | United Kingdom | legislation | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

 

UK

UK Letting Agent Fee Ban A Boon For Temporary Residents

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 16 November, 2017

The cost of temporarily renting property in the UK is to likely drop under legislation tabled before the UK's parliament that would prevent tenants from being charged letting fees. .. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Mortgages | law | fees | enforcement | legislation | penalties | services | Expats | Immigration | Immigration

 

 

EU

EU Firms Push For Progress On Brexit

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 16 November, 2017

EU businesses have said that they are concerned by the slow pace of Brexit talks and called on the UK to offer concrete proposals on the three key areas of negotiations. .. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | business | free trade agreement (FTA) | value added tax (VAT) | export duty | trade treaty | United Kingdom | agreements | import duty | trade | European Union (EU) | Expats | Europe