Expat News Tagged 'Cyprus'

Barclays Warns Expats Of Possible Account Closures

Barclays Warns Expats Of Possible Account Closures

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 23 July, 2015

Barclays Bank has disclosed that it may close expat's accounts in Cyprus if they do not maintain a minimum balance of GPB100,000 (USD156,000). Read full story »

Tags: Wealth | Finance | Malta | Cyprus | Greece | Expat Services | Expats | Money Transfers | Pensions | Personal Finance | Wealth Management | Pensions

 

UK Pension Tax Changes Significant For Expats

UK Pension Tax Changes Significant For Expats

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 24 February, 2015

Major changes to the tax treatment of private pension lump sums will come into effect in April 2015 and may be especially relevant for those who want to use the cash to relocate abroad. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | tax | Malta | Portugal | retirement | United Kingdom | social security | Cyprus | individual income tax | Expats | Investment | Pensions | Invest | Lifestyle | Investment | Lifestyle | Pensions

 

UK Expats Lobby Government For Winter Fuel Allowance

UK Expats Lobby Government For Winter Fuel Allowance

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 04 February, 2015

British expats living in Central and Southern Europe are lobbying the UK Government to try to retain their Winter Fuel Payments, in light of plans to stop the allowance for pensioners living in warmer climates. Read full story »

Tags: Gibraltar | Malta | Portugal | United Kingdom | oil and gas | Cyprus | France | Greece | Spain | Expats | Welfare | Europe

 

Expat Funeral Provider Expands Presence In Spain

Expat Funeral Provider Expands Presence In Spain

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 30 January, 2015

Avalon, a company that offers pre-paid funeral plans for British expats in Europe, has opened a new office in the Almeria region of Spain. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Malta | Portugal | Cyprus | Spain | Turkey | Expat Services | Welfare | Europe

 

Portugal Hails Golden Visa Success

Portugal Hails "Golden Visa" Success

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 06 January, 2014

Portugal's Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas has told reporters that the country's "Golden Visa" scheme, which offers a pathway to permanent residency in return for investment, has exceeded expectations with 471 successful applications bringing EUR306.7m (USD418.5m) into the country. Read full story »

Tags: Malta | Portugal | Latvia | Cyprus | Greece | Spain | Expats | Investment | Visas and Passports | Invest | Investment

 

EU To Debate Citizenship for Sale and Golden Visas

EU To Debate "Citizenship for Sale" and "Golden Visas"

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 17 December, 2013

The sale of "Golden Visas" and even citizenship to wealthy non-EU nationals is to be the subject of a debate in the European Parliament in January. Read full story »

Tags: Malta | Portugal | Latvia | Cyprus | Greece | Spain | European Union (EU) | Expats | Investment | Visas and Passports | Europe | Invest | Investment

 

EU Citizenship For Sale Via Malta

EU Citizenship For Sale Via Malta

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 19 November, 2013

The European Commission has confirmed that Malta has the right to run a scheme granting citizenship to individuals who participate in the country's new Malta Individual Investor Program. Read full story »

Tags: Malta | Portugal | United Kingdom | Cyprus | Spain | European Union (EU) | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Visas and Passports | Europe | Invest | Investment

 

Cyprus Government Plans To Amend Property Tax

Cyprus Government Plans To Amend Property Tax

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 22 August, 2013

The Government of Cyprus has announced plans to amend the country's Immovable Property Tax, exempting the lowest-valued properties but also scrapping a EUR75 minimum payment. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | property tax | real-estate | Cyprus | Expats

 

Law Firms Clash Over Cyprus Property Litigation Strategy

Law Firms Clash Over Cyprus Property Litigation Strategy

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 14 August, 2013

Over 200 British citizens who bought property in Cyprus using Swiss Franc mortgages are pursuing litigation in Cyprus which they hope will release them from massive debts by declaring legal paperwork and loan agreements to be void, although one law firm has warned that the strategy may be "fatal." Read full story »

Tags: court | investment | real-estate investment | real-estate | United Kingdom | Cyprus | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

India Comments On Income Tax Overseas Units

India Comments On Income Tax Overseas Units

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 30 April, 2013

The Indian Minister of State for Finance has offered an update on the work of Income Tax Overseas Units, set up as part of a broader effort to unearth so-called "black money." Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Finance | tax | tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) | double tax agreement (DTA) | India | Mauritius | Netherlands | tax avoidance | Singapore | United Kingdom | tax authority | agreements | Cyprus | France | Germany | United States | Japan

 

 




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