Expat News Tagged 'banking secrecy'

France's Ayrault Denounces Tax Exiles

France's Ayrault Denounces Tax Exiles

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 14 December, 2012

During a national conference on poverty, French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault vehemently denounced French tax exiles for avoiding 'solidarity' with their fellow citizens. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | investment | Belgium | tax avoidance | fiscal policy | banking | entrepreneurs | corporation tax | banking secrecy | tax rates | France | individual income tax

 

Switzerland Adopts Mandate For Tax Talks With Italy

Switzerland Adopts Mandate For Tax Talks With Italy

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 03 September, 2012

During a recent sitting, the Swiss Federal Council adopted a mandate pertaining to fiscal and financial negotiations with Italy. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | Finance | tax | investment | double tax agreement (DTA) | tax compliance | banking | offshore | agreements | offshore banking | banking secrecy | withholding tax | Italy | Switzerland | United States

 

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

 

US To Cooperate With EU Countries On FATCA

US To Cooperate With EU Countries On FATCA

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 10 February, 2012

The United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service have issued proposed regulations for the next major phase of implementing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, which also includes a joint statement with France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom on a possible government-to-government framework for information exchange. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | tax | investment | offshore confidentiality | European Commission | tax compliance | law | banking | insurance | investment funds | United Kingdom | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | offshore | agreements | legislation | offshore banking | banking secrecy | withholding tax | France | Germany | Italy | Spain | United States | regulation | penalties | European Union (EU) | Europe

 

Switzerland Yields To US Tax Demands

Switzerland Yields To US Tax Demands

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 06 February, 2012

Following mounting pressure from the US attorney’s office, Switzerland has finally handed over to US investigators comprehensive, encrypted, banking data pertaining to eleven Swiss banks, alleged to have aided wealthy Americans to evade US taxes amounting to billions of euros. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | tax | investment | tax compliance | tax avoidance | law | banking | trusts | offshore | offshore banking | offshore trusts | banking secrecy | Switzerland | United States | regulation

 

Malta Signs TIEA With Gibraltar

Malta Signs TIEA With Gibraltar

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 January, 2012

Malta has welcomed the signing of a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with Gibraltar, which will provide both countries with tax information on request when there is evidence of fiscal crime. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | offshore confidentiality | Gibraltar | Malta | law | banking | international financial centres (IFC) | offshore | offshore banking | banking secrecy | services

 

Jersey Hits Back At Labour's Tax Haven Slur

Jersey Hits Back At Labour's Tax Haven Slur

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 19 January, 2012

Jersey has responded to comments made by Ed Milliband, the leader of the opposition Labour Party party in the United Kingdom, urging that action should be taken by the European Union against British Crown Dependencies, including Jersey. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Isle of Man | tax | offshore confidentiality | tax avoidance | banking | international financial centres (IFC) | Guernsey | Jersey | United Kingdom | offshore | offshore banking | banking secrecy | services

 

Andorra Readies New Taxes

Andorra Readies New Taxes

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 October, 2011

During a recent official visit to France, the head of the Andorran government Antoni Marti Petit, accompanied by President of the Andorran parliament Vicenç Mateu Zamora, confirmed plans to introduce a range of taxes in the principality in 2012. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | offshore confidentiality | law | banking | international financial centres (IFC) | offshore | offshore banking | banking secrecy | France | Andorra

 

Switzerland, UK Seal Tax Deal

Switzerland, UK Seal Tax Deal

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 10 October, 2011

Swiss Federal Councillor Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf and UK Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke recently signed a landmark tax agreement in London, concerning the taxation of UK investors’ income in Switzerland. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | offshore confidentiality | law | banking | trusts | United Kingdom | offshore | agreements | offshore banking | offshore trusts | banking secrecy | withholding tax | Germany | Switzerland | standards | services

 

 




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