Expat News Tagged 'Austria'

Singapore Offers Expats Best Life, Work Opportunities

Singapore Offers Expats Best Life, Work Opportunities

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 29 September, 2017

Expats still consider Singapore to be the best territory to relocate for life and work, according to a recently released annual survey from HSBC. Meanwhile, firms in Switzerland and Saudi Arabia increased expats' wages most. Read full story »

Tags: United Arab Emirates | Netherlands | Saudi Arabia | Australia | Norway | Singapore | education | Austria | Canada | Germany | New Zealand | Sweden | Switzerland | 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

 

Buying Power Boosts UK's Pay Ranking

Buying Power Boosts UK's Pay Ranking

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 23 December, 2014

A new report has found that middle-management salaries in the UK lag behind Switzerland, Luxembourg and Germany by more than GBP10,000 (USD15,600), but that comparatively low gross pay for professionals in Britain is compensated for by greater "buying power" due to low taxes and cheaper living costs. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | tax | business | Ireland | Netherlands | Luxembourg | United Kingdom | professionals | Austria | France | Germany | Spain | Switzerland | European Union (EU) | Expats | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

Western Union Launches Digital Money Transfers For Europe

Western Union Launches Digital Money Transfers For Europe

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 15 September, 2014

Expats living in Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, or the UK are now able to use their bank accounts online to fund Western Union money transfers. Read full story »

Tags: Belgium | Netherlands | banking | United Kingdom | Austria | Germany | retail | services | Expats | Money Transfers | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

Mercer Reveals Top Cities For Expats

Mercer Reveals Top Cities For Expats

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 25 February, 2014

Vienna offers the best quality of living for expatriates, while Singapore is best in Asia, the latest Quality of Living rankings, compiled by consultancy company Mercer, says. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | India | Australia | China | Iraq | Singapore | Austria | Bangladesh | Germany | Korea, South | New Zealand | Switzerland | Dubai | Japan | Expats | Working Abroad | Welfare | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

German Fund Manager Warns Against EU11 FTT

German Fund Manager Warns Against EU11 FTT

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 11 September, 2013

The grounds on which the European Commission has proposed a financial transaction tax are "questionable," the head of Germany's funds association has said. Read full story »

Tags: compliance | tax | investment | business | European Commission | tax compliance | Belgium | Portugal | Slovenia | law | tobin tax | Australia | Estonia | Luxembourg | Slovakia | United Kingdom | tax rates | Austria | France | Germany | Greece | Italy | Spain | United States | revenue statistics | tax reform | European Union (EU) | Expats | Europe

 

Melbourne Tops Global Livability Ranking

Melbourne Tops Global Livability Ranking

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 02 September, 2013

Melbourne remains the world's most liveable city and three other Australian cities are among the top ten, according to a survey undertaken by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Australia | United Kingdom | Austria | Canada | Finland | France | Hong Kong | New Zealand | Spain | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

Germany Eyes Swiss Tax Concession In EU Context

Germany Eyes Swiss Tax Concession In EU Context

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 April, 2013

Although the landmark tax agreement with Switzerland cannot now be revived, a new regulation aimed at combating tax flight could still be negotiated with the Confederation within a European context, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble recently indicated. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | Finance | tax | tax compliance | tax avoidance | interest | Luxembourg | withholding tax | Austria | Germany | Switzerland | standards | regulation

 

Austria, Luxembourg Block EU Savings Tax Proposals

Austria, Luxembourg Block EU Savings Tax Proposals

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 May, 2012

Much to the deep annoyance and extreme frustration of European Union Tax Commissioner Algirdas Semeta, Austria and Luxembourg have blocked the European Commission’s plans to negotiate new and stronger savings tax agreements with Switzerland, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Andorra and San Marino, aimed at strengthening cooperation in tax matters. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | tax | offshore confidentiality | European Commission | value added tax (VAT) | law | banking | financial services | Liechtenstein | Luxembourg | Monaco | offshore | agreements | offshore banking | banking secrecy | withholding tax | Austria | Switzerland | European Union (EU) | Andorra | San Marino | services | Europe

 

Vienna Tops Quality Of Life League For Expat Employees

Vienna Tops Quality Of Life League For Expat Employees

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 30 November, 2011

European cities dominate worldwide quality of living rankings with Vienna regarded as having the best standard of living in the world, according to a new survey which helps governments and multinational companies set compensation levels when placing employees on international assignments. Read full story »

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