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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

 

Netherlands To Shorten Expat Tax Scheme

Netherlands To Shorten Expat Tax Scheme

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 27 April, 2018

The Dutch Government has proposed shortening the duration of the special tax scheme for expatriate workers from eight years to five. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Finance | tax | Netherlands | employees | individual income tax | Expats

 

Finnish Lawmakers Call For Termination Of Portuguese DTA

Finnish Lawmakers Call For Termination Of Portuguese DTA

By by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 13 April, 2018

The Finnish Government has proposed that parliament terminate the 1970 double tax agreement between Finland and Portugal so that Finland can tax the pensions of retired Finnish expats. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Finance | tax | pensions | double tax agreement (DTA) | Portugal | law | legislation | Finland | Expats | Europe

 

US Expats Seek Relief From Transition Tax

US Expats Seek Relief From Transition Tax

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 29 March, 2018

Two organizations representing the interests of US citizens living abroad have warned the US Treasury Department that the transition tax included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could place unfair tax and administrative burdens on expats with small businesses. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | tax | small business | business | interest | United States | regulation | penalties | 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

 

IoM Seeing Positive Results From Work Permit Reforms

IoM Seeing Positive Results From Work Permit Reforms

By by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London, 05 March, 2018

The Isle of Man Government says it is seeing positive results from recent changes to the island's work permit system, with the vast majority of work permit applications submitted online being processed within one working day. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Isle of Man | employees | international financial centres (IFC) | Employment | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Immigration

 

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

 

Singapore Hikes Foreign Worker Tax Significantly

Singapore Hikes Foreign Worker Tax Significantly

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 28 February, 2018

Singapore is to hike its levy on companies hiring foreign workers from April 1, 2019. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | law | Singapore | Expats

 

European Court Ruling A Boost For Self-Employed Expats

European Court Ruling A Boost For Self-Employed Expats

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 16 January, 2018

Self-employed EU citizens should be able to maintain a right of residence and, through such, access to welfare in another member state, even when they have been unable secure more work, Europe's top court has ruled. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | Ireland | employees | Romania | unemployment | legislation | Expats | Europe

 

 




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