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Greece Approves Tax Breaks For Foreign Pensioners

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 06 August, 2020

Greece has published in its Official Gazette a law to introduce a special tax regime for foreign pensioners relocating to the country. .. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | pensions | value added tax (VAT) | tax avoidance | law | retirement | transfer pricing | Greece | exit tax | individual income tax | Europe | Tax

 

 

Greece

Greece Planning Tax Perks For Expat Retirees

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 23 July, 2020

Greece is set to introduce a special seven percent flat rate of tax on the overseas income of retired foreign nationals who shift their tax residence to Greece... Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | pensions | retirement | legislation | Greece | individual income tax

 

 

COVID-19:

COVID-19: IRS Reminds Expats Of Extended Tax Deadline

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 04 June, 2020

On June 2, 2020, the United States Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers living and working abroad that they have an extra month to file their 2019 federal income tax return and pay any tax due. .. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | tax | tax compliance | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | United States | individual income tax | Tax

 

 

COVID-19:

COVID-19: Luxembourg And Belgium Clarify Tax For Frontier Workers

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 28 May, 2020

On May 19, 2020, Luxembourg and Belgium signed an agreement to clarify the tax position of frontier workers affected by the COVID-19 virus. .. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | double tax agreement (DTA) | Belgium | Luxembourg | individual income tax | Expats

 

 

Malaysia

Malaysia Issues FAQs On COVID-19 Tax Residency Issues

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 13 May, 2020

The Government of Malaysia has issued new FAQs on international tax issues relating to COVID-19 travel restrictions. .. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | business | transfer pricing | Malaysia | Expats | BEPS

 

 

ECJ

ECJ Issues Ruling On Italian Tax Rules For Expats In Portugal

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 06 May, 2020

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Italy did not infringe EU law when determining that two of its nationals were not entitled to benefit from certain provisions under the country's tax treaty with Portugal. .. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | court | tax | Portugal | mining | public sector | law | employees | retirement | Italy | regulation | Expats | Europe

 

 

IRS

IRS To Waive Small Tax Debts For Former Citizens

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 10 September, 2019

On September 6, 2019, the United States Internal Revenue Service announced new procedures that will enable certain individuals who relinquished their US citizenship to come into compliance with their US tax and filing obligations and receive relief for back taxes. .. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | tax | tax compliance | interest | trusts | United States | penalties

 

 

Saudi

Saudi Arabia Approves New Residence Permit Law

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 30 May, 2019

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have relaxed the country's immigration and residence laws by changing the regulations for residence permits, or "iqamas.".. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Saudi Arabia | Expats | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

Australia

Australia Cracks Down On Illegal Foreign Property Investment

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com, 07 January, 2019

In December, the Australian Government announced that it had forced the sale of more than 300 properties illegally acquired by foreign nationals. .. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | tax | tax compliance | real-estate | Australia | tax authority | penalties | Expats | Investment | Invest | Investment | Tax

 

 

French

French Senate Votes To Ease Exit Tax Burden

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 03 January, 2019

The French Senate last month approved proposed legislation abolishing the existing exit tax and replacing it with a new regime designed to enhance France's tax competitiveness... Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | legislation | France | exit tax | Expats

 

 

 

 

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