Expat News Tagged 'France'

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

 

Belgian Tax Changes Hit Property Owners

Belgian Tax Changes Hit Property Owners

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 09 January, 2015

Belgium is no longer the most attractive location for owner-occupiers to buy, own, or sell real estate, according to a new report that reviewed the tax rules in 11 European countries. Read full story »

Tags: capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | Belgium | Ireland | Netherlands | Portugal | real-estate | Luxembourg | stamp duty | France | Germany | Italy | Spain | Sweden | tax breaks | individual income tax | Expats | Europe | Study | Tax

 

Moneycorp Expands Retail Presence In France

Moneycorp Expands Retail Presence In France

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 25 December, 2014

Moneycorp has said that its new bureau de change in Paris is "only the beginning" of the company's expansion into the French foreign exchange market. Read full story »

Tags: France | Expat Services | Expats | Foreign Exchange (Forex) | Money Transfers | Travel

 

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

 

Dates Confirmed For 2016 Tour De France

Dates Confirmed For 2016 Tour De France

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 15 December, 2014

The Director of the Tour de France, Christian Prudhomme, has revealed that the Grand Départ for the 2016 race will take place in the Manche department of Lower Normandy, with the starting line at the foot of the World Heritage Site of Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey. Read full story »

Tags: France | Expats | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Sports

 

Western Union Offering Real-Time Transfers To India

Western Union Offering Real-Time Transfers To India

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 04 December, 2014

Western Union customers in a number of countries are now able to make transfers to major banks in India within minutes, the money transfer company has announced. Read full story »

Tags: India | Australia | United Kingdom | France | Germany | United States | Expats | Money Transfers

 

UK To Expand Super Priority Visa Service

UK To Expand Super Priority Visa Service

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 20 November, 2014

The UK is to extend the availability of its 24-hour Super Priority Visa Service for business travelers and those wanting to travel urgently. Read full story »

Tags: South Africa | United Arab Emirates | India | China | Philippines | Thailand | United Kingdom | France | United States | Turkey | Expats | Visas and Passports | Africa

 

France Plans Tax Surcharge On Second Homes

France Plans Tax Surcharge On Second Homes

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 06 November, 2014

France's Finance Minister, Michel Sapin, has confirmed that the Government is planning to empower local councils in areas with housing shortages to impose a 20 percent tax surcharge on second homes. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | real-estate investment | property tax | real-estate | budget | ministry of finance | tax rates | France | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

UK Scores Highly Among Expats For Social Life And Love

UK Scores Highly Among Expats For Social Life And Love

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 28 October, 2014

HSBC's Expat Explorer survey has revealed high satisfaction among expats with the quality of their social life in the UK, with around three-quarters of respondents in the country saying that they are integrating well into their local community, and 50 percent reporting that they have found long-term love. Read full story »

Tags: Russia | Wealth | Netherlands | China | Thailand | United Kingdom | education | France | Italy | Expats | Welfare | Lifestyle | Banking | Lifestyle

 

France To Get Tougher On Smokers

France To Get Tougher On Smokers

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 30 September, 2014

France is planning a number of measures to discourage smoking, including new restrictions on where smoking is allowed and on packaging. Read full story »

Tags: France | Expats | Welfare | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

 




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