Expat News Tagged 'banking'

US Expats Urge 'Same Country' FATCA Exemption

US Expats Urge 'Same Country' FATCA Exemption

By by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington, 15 August, 2016

American Citizens Abroad has advocated the inclusion of a "Same Country Exemption" in the final Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act regulations, soon to be issued by the US Treasury Department. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | tax compliance | FATCA | law | banking | United States | regulation | services | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

Bank Of Palestine Targets Expats Through Dubai Branch

Bank Of Palestine Targets Expats Through Dubai Branch

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 14 June, 2016

Bank of Palestine, the territory's largest financial institution, has set up its first international representative office, in Dubai, to target the Palestinian diaspora living in the Gulf region and beyond. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | business | interest | Palestine | law | banking | Dubai | services | Expats | Africa | Middle East

 

HSBC Launches Multiple Currency Account

HSBC Launches Multiple Currency Account

By by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London, 15 December, 2015

HSBC has begun offering a new fee-free retail currency account targeted at the increasing number of people from the UK working, living, or travelling abroad. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | South Africa | Finance | Currency | banking | Australia | Singapore | professionals | Hong Kong | New Zealand | currency | retail | Japan | Africa

 

Cheaper Money Transfer Service Launches In US

Cheaper Money Transfer Service Launches In US

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 20 February, 2015

TransferWise, a peer-to-peer currency exchange platform operator, on February 17, 2015, announced the official launch of its service in the United States. Read full story »

Tags: banking | fees | United States | currency | Expat Services | Expats | Foreign Exchange (Forex) | Money Transfers | Europe

 

US Relaxes Cuba Restrictions

US Relaxes Cuba Restrictions

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 19 January, 2015

The United States has relaxed long-standing travel and trade restrictions relating to Cuba. Read full story »

Tags: United States | Cuba | Communications | Expats | Money Transfers | Travel | Lifestyle | Banking | Lifestyle

 

UK Property Tax Reforms To Boost Housing Market

UK Property Tax Reforms To Boost Housing Market

By Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London, 05 January, 2015

The changes to the UK stamp duty regime announced in December's Autumn Statement may help stimulate domestic housing market activity, according to the Nationwide Building Society. Read full story »

Tags: tax | banking | real-estate | United Kingdom | tax thresholds | tax rates | stamp duty | revenue statistics | tax reform | Expats | Investment | Invest | Investment | Tax | Scotland

 

Western Union Enters Deal With Bank Of China

Western Union Enters Deal With Bank Of China

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 17 December, 2014

Western Union's money transfer services will be available at 10,000 Bank of China branches and sub-branches across mainland China from next year. Read full story »

Tags: banking | financial services | China | standards | services | Expats | Money Transfers

 

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

 

Citi Scales Back International Consumer Banking

Citi Scales Back International Consumer Banking

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 17 October, 2014

Citigroup has announced plans to leave consumer banking in 11 markets, including Japan, to focus on locations with greater growth potential. Read full story »

Tags: Finance | business | Hungary | Nicaragua | Business Groups | banking | Czech Republic | Egypt | Guatemala | Peru | El Salvador | Guam | Japan | Panama | Expats | Personal Finance | Europe | Banking

 

HMRC's Expat Team Targeting Financial Sector Professionals

HMRC's Expat Team Targeting Financial Sector Professionals

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 08 October, 2014

Tax investigations into expats working as investment bankers or fund managers in the UK yielded record revenue in 2013/14, and enforcement activity is expected to increase, according to law firm Pinsent Masons. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | private equity | law | banking | hedge funds | United Kingdom | enforcement | professionals | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | revenue statistics | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Tax | Working Abroad

 

 




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