Expat News Tagged 'Sports'

Cricket World Cup Thrills Sports Fans In Australia

Cricket World Cup Thrills Sports Fans In Australia

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 18 February, 2015

The ICC Cricket World cup sprang into life at the weekend and almost immediately brought dismal news for English expats, while Irish fans living in Australia celebrated an impressive win. Read full story »

Tags: investment | business | Ireland | training | Australia | travel and tourism | Expats | business investment | Sports

 

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

 

Brazil Safe For Foreigners, Minister Says

Brazil Safe For Foreigners, Minister Says

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 03 June, 2014

Brazil's Justice Minister, Jose Eduardo Cardozo, has insisted that the country is safe for foreigners. His comments follow clashes between indigenous Indians and police near Brasilia's new Mané Garrincha football stadium – a venue for the forthcoming World Cup. Read full story »

Tags: Brazil | Expats | Travel | Welfare | Sports

 

World Cup Goers Urged To Have Necessary Jabs

World Cup Goers Urged To Have Necessary Jabs

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 23 April, 2014

A health awareness campaign in Australia is reminding football fans planning to travel to Brazil for the World Cup that vaccination against deadly Yellow Fever is compulsory, and that they should discuss health risks with a travel doctor at least six to eight weeks ahead of departure. Read full story »

Tags: Australia | Brazil | Expats | Healthcare | Travel | Welfare | Healthcare | Sports | FIFA World Cup

 

Swiss Initiative Forces Flat Tax Referendum

Swiss Initiative Forces Flat Tax Referendum

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 29 November, 2012

The Swiss people’s initiative calling for an "end to tax privileges for millionaires" has succeeded in gaining the necessary 100,000 signatures to trigger a referendum on plans to abolish nationwide the controversial flat tax regime currently benefiting wealthy foreigners in the Confederation. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Wealth | tax | investment | sportsmen | tax rates | Switzerland | tax breaks | individual income tax

 

Guernsey To Launch World-First Image Rights Register

Guernsey To Launch World-First Image Rights Register

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 23 October, 2012

Long-awaited Image Rights legislation has been drafted in Guernsey, and should be in force by December 3, 2012, subject to the approval of the island's legislative assembly. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Wealth | tax | investment | artists | trademarks | law | intellectual property | entertainers | copyright | Guernsey | United Kingdom | tax authority | offshore | sportsmen | professionals | legislation | trade

 

Bern To Vote On Expat Tax Deal

Bern To Vote On Expat Tax Deal

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 19 September, 2012

The Swiss canton of Bern will vote on whether to keep the tax deal currently available for wealthy expatriates in a referendum scheduled for September 23. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Wealth | tax | investment | entertainers | sportsmen | Switzerland

 

UK Gives Commonwealth Games Athletes Tax Boost

UK Gives Commonwealth Games Athletes Tax Boost

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 30 January, 2012

Athletes resident outside of the UK who compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games will be exempt from income tax, the government has announced. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | artists | tax incentives | United Kingdom | sportsmen | professionals | tax breaks | individual income tax

 

UK Non-Doms Urged To Plan Their Tax Affairs

UK Non-Doms Urged To Plan Their Tax Affairs

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 19 October, 2011

Non-domiciled individuals should seek advice on the UK tax system, as tax planning opportunities may remain available to them, a leading firm of chartered accountants has said. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | tax incentives | accounting | entertainers | entrepreneurs | employees | United Kingdom | sportsmen | professionals | tax planning | tax breaks | standards | regulation | individual income tax

 

Switzerland To Reform Lump Sum Taxation

Switzerland To Reform Lump Sum Taxation

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 July, 2011

Switzerland’s Federal Council has announced plans to reform the lump sum taxation of wealthy foreigners in the Confederation, in a bid to strengthen fiscal equity as well as to improve acceptance of the system, while at the same time endeavouring to preserve the attractiveness of Switzerland as a location. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | artists | property tax | law | entrepreneurs | tax thresholds | sportsmen | Switzerland | individual income tax

 

 




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