Expat News Tagged 'Finland'

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

 

Czech Republic, Germany Bottom Of  'Nanny State' Index

Czech Republic, Germany Bottom Of 'Nanny State' Index

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 23 May, 2017

For those who smoke and drink alcohol, Germany and the Czech Republic are the EU states that offer the lightest regulations and taxes, while Finland, the UK, and Ireland charge the most prohibitive taxes, says a new report. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | Ireland | food | Czech Republic | Finland | Germany | regulation | Expats | Healthcare | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Healthcare | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

Singapore Said To Offer Best Education Globally

Singapore Said To Offer Best Education Globally

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

Singapore has the best school system in the world, according to a new report from the OECD. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | Colombia | Estonia | Singapore | education | Canada | Finland | Hong Kong | Peru | Japan | Vietnam | Expats | Immigration | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Other | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

Finnish Expats In Portugal Face Higher Taxes

Finnish Expats In Portugal Face Higher Taxes

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 10 November, 2016

Finland will have "more possibilities" to tax Finnish pensioners living in Portugal under a recently revised bilateral double taxation avoidance treaty, the Finnish Government has said. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Finance | Treaties | tax | pensions | Portugal | tax incentives | Tax Treaties | tax authority | Finland | Expats | Pensions | Europe | Pensions | Tax

 

Finland, Portugal Agree Expat Pension Tax Deal

Finland, Portugal Agree Expat Pension Tax Deal

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

The Portuguese Government has finally agreed to sign an amended tax treaty with Finland that will allow the latter country to tax the pension income of retired Finns living in Portugal, concluding many years of negotiations on the matter. Read full story »

Tags: Finance | tax | pensions | Portugal | law | Finland | Expats | Europe

 

Top Schools In Asia, OECD Report Says

Top Schools In Asia, OECD Report Says

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 20 May, 2015

A report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) gives expats a useful guide to the countries with the most successful school systems. Read full story »

Tags: Ireland | Estonia | Singapore | education | Canada | Finland | New Zealand | standards | Education | Expats | Immigration | Working Abroad | Welfare | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Education | Immigration | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

European Healthcare Index Published

European Healthcare Index Published

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 29 January, 2015

An independent report on healthcare in 36 European countries has said that consumer and patient rights are improving in Europe, but there is a widening performance gap between wealthy and poor European countries' health facilities. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | Belgium | Denmark | Iceland | Netherlands | public health | Estonia | Luxembourg | Norway | health care | Finland | Germany | Italy | Spain | services | Expats | Welfare | Europe | Scotland

 

European Commission Awards Cities For Disability-Friendly Improvements

European Commission Awards Cities For Disability-Friendly Improvements

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 09 December, 2014

The European Commission has announced the winners of its 2015 Access City Award, which highlights efforts to remove barriers for people with disabilities. Read full story »

Tags: European Commission | Slovenia | Luxembourg | Finland | Spain | Sweden | European Union (EU) | Expats | Welfare | Europe

 

Expat Inflows Highest In Germany, US In 2012

Expat Inflows Highest In Germany, US In 2012

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 May, 2014

A new study of migration flows from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has highlighted that immigration to Germany increased by a third in 2012, compared with 2011, while immigration to the UK fell to its lowest recorded level since 2003. Read full story »

Tags: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) | United Kingdom | Finland | France | Germany | Spain | Sweden | Expats | Immigration | Europe | Immigration

 

Asia Leading The World On Education

Asia Leading The World On Education

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 13 May, 2014

A new global ranking of the world's education systems has found that East Asian nations continue to outperform other parts of the world, with the top four spots going to South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Read full story »

Tags: Russia | Israel | Singapore | United Kingdom | education | Finland | Hong Kong | Korea, South | Poland | Japan | Education | Expats | Study | Education

 

 




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