Expat News Tagged 'Africa'

South African Expats Face Higher Tax Bills

South African Expats Face Higher Tax Bills

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 03 August, 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. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | South Africa | compliance | tax | tax compliance | tax avoidance | tax credits | legislation | Expats | Africa

 

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 22 June, 2017

African, Asian, and European cities are the most expensive locations for expats working abroad, according to Mercer's annual Cost of Living Survey, released on June 21, 2017. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Chad | Kyrgyzstan | Uruguay | employees | Angola | Singapore | Brazil | Hong Kong | Tunisia | United States | Argentina | Macedonia | Seychelles | services | Expats | Europe | Other | Africa | South America

 

Residence-Based Taxation Sought For US Expats

Residence-Based Taxation Sought For US Expats

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 22 March, 2017

American Citizens Abroad, a US expat advocacy group, is calling on Congress to legislate for residence-based taxation for overseas Americans. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | tax | Eritrea | Expat Groups | United States | tax reform | Expats | Africa

 

Bank Of Palestine Targets Expats Through Dubai Branch

Bank Of Palestine Targets Expats Through Dubai Branch

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 14 June, 2016

Bank of Palestine, the territory's largest financial institution, has set up its first international representative office, in Dubai, to target the Palestinian diaspora living in the Gulf region and beyond. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | business | interest | Palestine | law | banking | Dubai | services | Expats | Africa | Middle East

 

HSBC Launches Multiple Currency Account

HSBC Launches Multiple Currency Account

By by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London, 15 December, 2015

HSBC has begun offering a new fee-free retail currency account targeted at the increasing number of people from the UK working, living, or travelling abroad. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | South Africa | Finance | Currency | banking | Australia | Singapore | professionals | Hong Kong | New Zealand | currency | retail | Japan | Africa

 

Expat 'Liveability' Index Published

Expat 'Liveability' Index Published

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 26 January, 2015

Bern and Copenhagen have been ranked as the easiest places to relocate for Europeans posted abroad. Toronto came first for North Americans and Singapore was first for Asians. Read full story »

Tags: South Africa | business | Mauritius | employees | Australia | Singapore | education | Canada | Hong Kong | Dubai | Japan | services | Expat Services | Expats | Working Abroad | Welfare | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | North America | Africa | Middle East | Working Abroad

 

UK To Expand Super Priority Visa Service

UK To Expand Super Priority Visa Service

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 20 November, 2014

The UK is to extend the availability of its 24-hour Super Priority Visa Service for business travelers and those wanting to travel urgently. Read full story »

Tags: South Africa | United Arab Emirates | India | China | Philippines | Thailand | United Kingdom | France | United States | Turkey | Expats | Visas and Passports | Africa

 

Survey Finds Many Brit Expats Choose Not To Integrate

Survey Finds Many Brit Expats Choose Not To Integrate

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 31 October, 2014

Significant numbers of British expats who responded to a survey have said that their social group is mainly British, and that they don't bother to learn the host language or have any interest in the local culture. Read full story »

Tags: United Arab Emirates | United Kingdom | Canada | New Zealand | Expats | Welfare | Europe | Africa

 

Property Market Index Due To Be Launched In South Africa

Property Market Index Due To Be Launched In South Africa

By Fiona Moore, for Expat-Briefing.com, 30 October, 2014

A real estate company in South Africa has launched what it says is the country's first comprehensive residential property index. Read full story »

Tags: South Africa | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Africa | Investment

 

New Study Looks At Living Standards Worldwide

New Study Looks At Living Standards Worldwide

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 06 October, 2014

A new study co-produced by the OECD shows that there have been worldwide improvements in the quality of peoples' lives, despite marked differences in economic opportunities and growth. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | gross domestic product (GDP) | Australia | China | health care | education | United States | Expats | Welfare | Europe | North America | Africa | Middle East

 

 




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