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Skilled Foreigners Being Turned Away For UK Visas

Skilled Foreigners Being Turned Away For UK Visas

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 18 June, 2018

Lower-paid medical practitioners are increasingly having their request for UK working visas rejected, as a result of immigration quotas. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | business | public sector | law | employees | United Kingdom | education | professionals | Expats | Immigration | Other | Immigration

 

French Lawmakers Seek FATCA Relief For Expats In France

French Lawmakers Seek FATCA Relief For Expats In France

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 18 June, 2018

The French Senate on May 15, 2018, adopted the text of a proposed Motion for Resolution in principle, which calls on the French Government to negotiate with the US Government relief for French taxpayers that were born in the US and face US tax penalties having been unaware they would be covered by the US Foreign Tax Compliance Act. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | FATCA | withholding tax | France | United States | penalties | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

Shanghai Attracts Foreign Experts With Special Visas

Shanghai Attracts Foreign Experts With Special Visas

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com - 29 March, 2018

The Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone, half of which is located in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, reports that Shanghai has granted 52 special "R visas" to high-profile foreign experts since the start of this year. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | employees | international financial centres (IFC) | China | offshore | professionals | construction | services | Expats | Visas and Passports

 

Tax Practitioners Highlight UK HNWI Exodus

Tax Practitioners Highlight UK HNWI Exodus

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 28 February, 2018

High-net-worth individuals are leaving the UK in search of a more accommodating tax system, political stability, and a higher quality of life, according to leading private wealth advisors. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | Wealth | tax | business | property tax | mining | law | entrepreneurs | international financial centres (IFC) | Guernsey | United Kingdom | education | professionals | standards | Barbados | Expats | Tax

 

Brexit Killing UK's Appeal For Students And Graduates

Brexit Killing UK's Appeal For Students And Graduates

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 10 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

 

UK Letting Agent Fee Ban A Boon For Temporary Residents

UK Letting Agent Fee Ban A Boon For Temporary Residents

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 15 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

 

US Passports Won't Be Seized For FBAR Violations: ACA

US Passports Won't Be Seized For FBAR Violations: ACA

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 02 November, 2017

Americans and prospective US citizens will not lose their right to a US passport for incurring significant penalties for failing to declare a foreign bank account to the Internal Revenue Service, a taxpayer lobby group has said. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | interest | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | legislation | United States | penalties | Expats | Tax

 

'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 04 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. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | tax avoidance | interest | retirement | legislation | gift tax | United States | tax reform | 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 - 26 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. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | Ireland | Malta | Netherlands | Portugal | Slovakia | United Kingdom | fees | stamp duty | Austria | France | Sweden | Croatia | Expats | Europe | Other

 

 

 

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