Expat News Tagged 'Liechtenstein'

Non-EU European States Strengthen Expat Rights

Non-EU European States Strengthen Expat Rights

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 17 July, 2014

The European Free Trade Association and the European Union have incorporated 26 EU legal acts into the European Economic Area Agreement, including measures relating to cross-border healthcare, the Connecting Europe Facility, and the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme. Read full story »

Tags: Citizenship | Iceland | Liechtenstein | Norway | Switzerland | European Union (EU) | Expats | Healthcare | Welfare | Europe | Healthcare

 

Belgium Clarifies Rules On Pension Solidarity Contribution

Belgium Clarifies Rules On Pension Solidarity Contribution

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 December, 2013

During a recent session, the Belgian Council of Ministers approved a bill clarifying legislation pertaining to the collection of the country's solidarity contribution levied on pensions. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | Finance | tax | pensions | Belgium | Iceland | law | Liechtenstein | Norway | legislation | social security | Switzerland | regulation | European Union (EU) | Expats | Pensions | Europe | Pensions

 

UK Tax Avoidance Crackdown On Track

UK Tax Avoidance Crackdown On Track

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 September, 2012

The UK is on track to raise an additional GBP4bn (USD6.5bn) in revenue from crackdowns on tax avoidance this year alone, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has said. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | business | tax avoidance | public sector | law | banking | Liechtenstein | United Kingdom | offshore | tax planning

 

New Tax Rules For UK Workers In Non-EU EEA States

New Tax Rules For UK Workers In Non-EU EEA States

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 29 June, 2012

UK taxpayers moving to Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein will face new National Insurance rules which will determine in which country they and their employer pay contributions. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | business | Iceland | individuals in business | entrepreneurs | employees | Liechtenstein | Norway | United Kingdom | tax authority | professionals | self-employment | legislation

 

Austria, Luxembourg Block EU Savings Tax Proposals

Austria, Luxembourg Block EU Savings Tax Proposals

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 May, 2012

Much to the deep annoyance and extreme frustration of European Union Tax Commissioner Algirdas Semeta, Austria and Luxembourg have blocked the European Commission’s plans to negotiate new and stronger savings tax agreements with Switzerland, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Andorra and San Marino, aimed at strengthening cooperation in tax matters. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | tax | offshore confidentiality | European Commission | value added tax (VAT) | law | banking | financial services | Liechtenstein | Luxembourg | Monaco | offshore | agreements | offshore banking | banking secrecy | withholding tax | Austria | Switzerland | European Union (EU) | Andorra | San Marino | services | Europe

 

Switzerland Mulls 'White Money Strategy'

Switzerland Mulls 'White Money Strategy'

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 23 February, 2012

Switzerland’s Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf has recently put forward the idea of compelling Swiss banks to obtain in future a declaration from their foreign clients confirming that their assets held in the Confederation are correctly taxed. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | tax | investment | tax compliance | tax avoidance | law | banking | international financial centres (IFC) | Liechtenstein | offshore | offshore banking | Switzerland

 

Liechtenstein Aligns Investment Laws With EU

Liechtenstein Aligns Investment Laws With EU

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 January, 2012

The Liechtenstein government has recently adopted a proposal to amend the principality’s Securities Prospect Act, Disclosure Act, and Asset Management Act, to bring them into line with European Union guidelines. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | law | banking | financial services | trusts | international financial centres (IFC) | Liechtenstein | offshore | legislation | offshore banking | offshore trusts | regulation | legislation amendments | European Union (EU) | services | Europe

 

Liechtenstein Joins Schengen Area

Liechtenstein Joins Schengen Area

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 16 December, 2011

During a recent meeting of European Council interior ministers in Brussels, the green light was given for Liechtenstein’s full accession to the Schengen area. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | law | Liechtenstein | offshore | agreements | trade | European Union (EU) | free trade zone | Europe

 

 




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