Expat News Tagged 'Bahrain'

HSBC Publishes Expat Quality Of Life Report

HSBC Publishes Expat Quality Of Life Report

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

HSBC's Expat Explorer survey for 2014 has identified Switzerland, Singapore, and China as the best locations for living abroad, taking into account quality of life, financial well-being, and ease of raising a family. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | Finance | Bahrain | China | Singapore | education | Hong Kong | New Zealand | Switzerland | Education | Employment | Expats | Personal Finance | Working Abroad | Welfare | Work | Working Abroad | Middle East | Education | Working Abroad

 

DIFC Event Discusses Sukuk Oversight

DIFC Event Discusses Sukuk Oversight

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 23 April, 2014

International standard setter the International Islamic Financial Market recently organized an industry consultative meeting on the standardization of Shari'ah-compliant financial certificates, known as Sukuk. Read full story »

Tags: environment | Finance | tax | investment | business | law | accounting | international financial centres (IFC) | Bahrain | offshore | standards | islamic finance | Dubai | Expats | Economy

 

First Sharia-Compliant Asian REIT Launched

First Sharia-Compliant Asian REIT Launched

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 March, 2014

The World's first Sharia-compliant Asian Real Estate Investment Trust has been launched by Bahrain's Al Salam Bank. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | real-estate investment | real-estate | Bahrain | dividends | regulation | inflation | Expats | Investment | Invest | Investment

 

Bahraini Businessmen Protest Expat Tax

Bahraini Businessmen Protest Expat Tax

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 February, 2014

Businessmen in Bahrain have launched a petition for the removal of a tax on expatriate workers, saying that they are still struggling with the aftermath of the financial downturn which hit in 2011. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | business | employees | Bahrain | fees | Expats | Middle East

 

Bahrain Rejects Bill To Scrap Expat Fee

Bahrain Rejects Bill To Scrap Expat Fee

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 05 December, 2013

Bahrain's Shura Council has rejected a parliament bill to exempt low-income expats from the monthly fees which the country levies on foreign workers. Read full story »

Tags: tax | Bahrain | fees | Expats

 

Bahrain Halves Foreign Worker Tax

Bahrain Halves Foreign Worker Tax

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 26 August, 2013

Bahrain's Cabinet on August 18 approved a proposal to cut the fees for foreign workers in order boost small and medium enterprises. Read full story »

Tags: tax | business | employees | Bahrain | fees | Expats

 

Expats Improving Their Lot In Asia

Expats Improving Their Lot In Asia

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 October, 2012

Southeast Asia has come to the fore as a leading destination for expat earning potential according to the latest findings from HSBC Expat’s Expat Explorer survey. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Wealth | investment | Netherlands | Saudi Arabia | Bahrain | China | Qatar | Singapore | Thailand | France | Germany | Hong Kong | Malaysia | Spain | Oman | Vietnam

 

Singapore's TIE Protocols With Italy, Bahrain Ratified

Singapore's TIE Protocols With Italy, Bahrain Ratified

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 05 September, 2012

Protocols which incorporate the internationally-agreed standard for the exchange of information for tax purposes into the existing bilateral double taxation agreements between Singapore and both Italy and Bahrain have now been ratified by all parties. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | tax | tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) | double tax agreement (DTA) | tax compliance | law | banking | Bahrain | Singapore | offshore | agreements | Italy

 

 




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