Expat News Tagged 'United States'

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

 

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

 

Wealthy Flocking To Sign Up To Italy's Flat Tax Scheme

Wealthy Flocking To Sign Up To Italy's Flat Tax Scheme

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

Fabrizio Pagani, Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan's Chief of Staff, has said that around 150 wealthy expats have taken up residency in Italy under a recently introduced flat tax scheme intended to attract investors to the country. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Russia | Finance | tax | Netherlands | Norway | Italy | Switzerland | United States | individual income tax

 

EU Welcomed A Record Number Of Non-EU Nationals In 2016

EU Welcomed A Record Number Of Non-EU Nationals In 2016

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 18 December, 2017

Eurostat, the EU statistics agency, says a record 3.4 million first-time permits were issued to non-EU residents by EU states in 2016. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | India | Syria | accounting | China | education | Germany | Poland | United States | Ukraine | Expats | Europe

 

US Citizens Continue To Ditch Passports In Droves

US Citizens Continue To Ditch Passports In Droves

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 03 November, 2017

US expatriation numbers are on track for another record year, with 4,448 passport-holders renouncing their citizenship in the first three quarters of 2017. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | FATCA | United States | Compliance | Tax

 

US Passports Won't Be Seized For FBAR Violations: ACA

US Passports Won't Be Seized For FBAR Violations: ACA

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 02 November, 2017

Americans and prospective US citizens will not lose their right to a US passport for incurring significant penalties for failing to declare a foreign bank account to the Internal Revenue Service, a taxpayer lobby group has said. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | interest | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | legislation | United States | penalties | Expats | Tax

 

'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 04 October, 2017

American Citizens Abroad, an advocacy group for American expats, has released "refined" proposals for residency-based taxation for American citizens receiving income from overseas. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | tax avoidance | interest | retirement | legislation | gift tax | United States | tax reform | Expats

 

Jump In US Expats Renouncing Citizenship

Jump In US Expats Renouncing Citizenship

By by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington, 04 August, 2017

According to Treasury Department statistics, the number of taxpayers renouncing their US citizenship in the second quarter of 2017 hit 1,759 – the second highest on record. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | FATCA | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | United States | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

US May Block New Visa Route For Int'l Entrepreneurs

US May Block New Visa Route For Int'l Entrepreneurs

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 14 July, 2017

The United States look set to drop plans floated by the Obama administration for visa concessions for international entrepreneurs. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | investment | business | entrepreneurs | United States | Expats | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | business investment | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 22 June, 2017

African, Asian, and European cities are the most expensive locations for expats working abroad, according to Mercer's annual Cost of Living Survey, released on June 21, 2017. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Chad | Kyrgyzstan | Uruguay | employees | Angola | Singapore | Brazil | Hong Kong | Tunisia | United States | Argentina | Macedonia | Seychelles | services | Expats | Europe | Other | Africa | South America

 

 



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