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Asia Funds Passport Could Save Investors Billions

Asia Funds Passport Could Save Investors Billions

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 14 July, 2014

In a study, entitled the "Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP): A Study of Potential Economic Benefits and Costs," which has been issued by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Policy Support Unit, it has been estimated that the passport could save the region's investors USD20bn annually in fund management costs. Read full story »

Tags: investment | business | capital markets | investment funds | Australia | Philippines | Singapore | Thailand | Korea, South | New Zealand | Expats | Investment | Asia-Pacific | Invest | Investment

 

Caribbean States Discuss Citizenship By Investment Programs

Caribbean States Discuss Citizenship By Investment Programs

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 14 July, 2014

The Caribbean Community has issued a communique supporting St Kitts and Nevis's Citizenship by Investment Program, but also highlighting the need for enhanced regulation to protect the reputation of such programs. Read full story »

Tags: Citizenship | tax | financial services | international financial centres (IFC) | offshore | standards | regulation | services | Expats | Investment | Invest | Investment

 

Cost Of Living In Australia Falling On Weak Dollar

Cost Of Living In Australia Falling On Weak Dollar

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 11 July, 2014

A company that specializes in expatriate compensation management for businesses says that currency fluctuations and inflation mean that cities in Africa, Asia, and Europe are now the most expensive locations for expatriates, while Australian cities have experienced a "dramatic fall" in cost due to a weak Australian dollar. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Chad | Finance | Angola | Australia | Singapore | Brazil | Canada | Hong Kong | Switzerland | Japan | Expats | Personal Finance | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | South America | Working Abroad

 

Spain To Introduce Bank Deposit Tax

Spain To Introduce Bank Deposit Tax

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 10 July, 2014

Spain will levy a 0.03 percent tax on banking deposits, Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, Spain's Deputy Prime Minister, said after a meeting of the Council of Ministers. Read full story »

Tags: tax | banking | tax rates | Spain | Expats

 

Fans Warned On World Cup Ticket Theft

Fans Warned On World Cup Ticket Theft

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 10 July, 2014

Football fans attending World Cup matches in Brazil are being urged to be on guard for ticket thefts after a number of incidents were reported outside stadiums. Read full story »

Tags: Brazil | Expats | Welfare | FIFA World Cup

 

EU Driving Down Mobile Roaming Fees In Europe

EU Driving Down Mobile Roaming Fees In Europe

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 09 July, 2014

The European Commission's price cap on data downloading while roaming within the EU has been slashed from EUR0.45 (USD0.61) per megabyte down to EUR0.20, as part of a move towards a Connected Continent regulation that will see roaming charges scrapped altogether. Read full story »

Tags: European Commission | internet | regulation | Expat Services | Expats | Travel | Europe

 

UK Hunting Out Benefit Fraud Abroad

UK Hunting Out Benefit Fraud Abroad

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 08 July, 2014

The UK Government says that it is cracking down on those expats who are claiming benefits to which they are not entitled. Investigators based in Spain examined 769 cases last year. Read full story »

Tags: Finance | United Kingdom | Spain | Expats | Investment | Pensions | Personal Finance | Property Investment | Welfare | Work | Invest | Investment | Pensions

 

New Canadian Expats Welcomed On Canada Day

New Canadian Expats Welcomed On Canada Day

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 07 July, 2014

In a statement marking Canada Day, Canada's Government says that the country is currently experiencing the highest sustained levels of immigration in the country's history. Read full story »

Tags: Canada | Expats | Immigration | Immigration

 

Individual Taxpayer Numbers To Expire, IRS Says

Individual Taxpayer Numbers To Expire, IRS Says

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 04 July, 2014

With effect from 2016, Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers will expire if they have not been used on a federal income tax return for five consecutive years, the United States Internal Revenue Service has announced. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | compliance | tax | tax compliance | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | tax authority | United States | individual income tax | Expats | Tax

 

Australia Seeing An Influx Of Expats From Asia

Australia Seeing An Influx Of Expats From Asia

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 03 July, 2014

A new report from Australia's Immigration Department has revealed that the country's migrant population comes from more than 250 overseas nations, and that migrant numbers from Asia are growing. Read full story »

Tags: India | Australia | Philippines | New Zealand | Vietnam | services | Expats | Immigration | Lifestyle | Immigration | Lifestyle

 

 

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