Expat News Tagged 'economics'

UK Urged To Allow International Students Residency

UK Urged To Allow International Students Residency

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 01 October, 2014

A body that represents universities in the UK has urged the Government to make it easier for international students to stay on and work in the country after graduation. Read full story »

Tags: economics | United Kingdom | Education | Expats | Immigration | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Education | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

Qatar Hosts Seminar On Taxation Of Islamic Finance

Qatar Hosts Seminar On Taxation Of Islamic Finance

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 20 November, 2013

A seminar was recently held in Doha, Qatar in which a group of experts examined the taxation of Sharia'ah-compliant financial products. Read full story »

Tags: Finance | tax | investment | economics | law | Qatar | legislation | Gulf Cooperation Council | Turkey | Expats | Africa | Middle East

 

HSBC Publishes Global Expat Survey

HSBC Publishes Global Expat Survey

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 04 November, 2013

HSBC has published what it describes as its "biggest and most insightful survey" of expats around the world, bringing together global data from 7,004 respondents on aspects of life abroad ranging from earning hotspots through to quality of life, and presenting country reports for locations that include Australia, Hong Kong, and the UK. Read full story »

Tags: Russia | tax | economics | India | retirement | Australia | China | Mexico | Singapore | Thailand | education | Brazil | Germany | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Spain | Switzerland | Turkey | Vietnam | Education | Expats | Working Abroad | Welfare | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Education | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

Seychelles Fiscal Reform Agenda On Track

Seychelles Fiscal Reform Agenda On Track

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 02 November, 2012

The Seychelles is in good stead to achieve its medium-term debt reduction target, the International Monetary Fund has said, welcoming the forthcoming introduction of a value-added tax regime from January 2013, as a key feature of the territory's revamped tax regime. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | economics | fiscal policy | gross domestic product (GDP) | employees | International Monetary Fund (IMF) | offshore | Seychelles

 

Hong Kong Reduces Taxes To Support Growth

Hong Kong Reduces Taxes To Support Growth

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 02 February, 2012

Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary, John C Tsang, has unveiled a 2012/13 Budget which proposes a wide range of tax concessions aimed at supporting businesses and individuals, who face a possible global economic slowdown. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | economics | business | fiscal policy | gross domestic product (GDP) | budget | corporation tax | tax thresholds | fees | offshore | small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) | social security | Hong Kong | revenue statistics | individual income tax

 

UK Tax 'Drives Away Wealth Creators'

UK Tax 'Drives Away Wealth Creators'

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 28 November, 2011

The UK faces a lost generation of wealth creators, with the 50% top rate of income tax set to push them away and cost the economy billions, a new report has said. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | economics | pensions | value added tax (VAT) | fiscal policy | entrepreneurs | employees | retirement | international financial centres (IFC) | United Kingdom | tax thresholds | professionals | self-employment | individual income tax

 

Mauritius Eyes 'Rainy Day Fund' In 2012 Budget

Mauritius Eyes 'Rainy Day Fund' In 2012 Budget

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 06 October, 2011

Due to a deterioration in the global economy, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Mauritius Xavier-Luc Duval has confirmed plans to provide for a special ‘Rainy Day Fund’ or ‘Fighting Fund’ in the country’s 2012 budget, designed to support strategic sectors currently in difficulty and to support employment and growth. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | economics | business | Mauritius | fiscal policy | international financial centres (IFC) | budget | social economy | offshore | social security | inflation

 

Lingering Downturn Impacts Cayman Finance Centre

Lingering Downturn Impacts Cayman Finance Centre

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 05 October, 2011

The economy of the Cayman Islands has begun to recover from the economic downturn, posting positive growth for the first six months of 2011, compared to a contraction of 4.1% in 2010. The picture for the financial services industry remains mixed however. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | economics | company formation | fiscal policy | public sector | financial services | insurance | investment funds | hedge funds | international financial centres (IFC) | Cayman Islands | offshore company formation | offshore | stock exchanges | currency | services

 

Seychelles Fiscal Programme Praised by IMF

Seychelles Fiscal Programme Praised by IMF

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 10 January, 2011

A substantial fiscal over-performance by the Seychelles in 2010 after two years of its stabilization programme, together with a rapidly recovering economy on the back of the tourist sector, has led to a recent International Monetary Fund staff report recommending completion of the country’s three-year funding facility. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | economics | value added tax (VAT) | employees | budget | goods and services tax (GST) | tax rates | import duty | tax reform | individual income tax | Seychelles | services

 

 




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