Expat News Tagged 'enforcement'

UK Letting Agent Fee Ban A Boon For Temporary Residents

UK Letting Agent Fee Ban A Boon For Temporary Residents

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 15 November, 2017

The cost of temporarily renting property in the UK is to likely drop under legislation tabled before the UK's parliament that would prevent tenants from being charged letting fees. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Mortgages | law | fees | enforcement | legislation | penalties | services | Expats | Immigration | Immigration

 

Protection Orders Get Cross-EU Recognition

Protection Orders Get Cross-EU Recognition

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 12 January, 2015

The European Commission has announced that protection orders preventing violent offenders and stalkers from approaching their victims are to be recognized across the European Union. Read full story »

Tags: European Commission | law | enforcement | European Union (EU) | Expats | Welfare | Europe

 

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

 

UK Investigating Student Visa Fraud Allegations

UK Investigating Student Visa Fraud Allegations

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 02 July, 2014

The UK's Immigration Minister, James Brokenshire, has told Parliament that three universities are currently not allowed to sponsor overseas students, and that the licenses of 57 private further education colleges have been suspended, following allegations of organized cheating in English-language tests and reports that foreign students have worked in the country illegally. Read full story »

Tags: tax | United Kingdom | enforcement | education | Education | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Education | Immigration

 

American Expats Get US Disclosure Program Changes

American Expats Get US Disclosure Program Changes

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 23 June, 2014

Under pressure from American residents abroad that have not deliberately failed to abide by their tax obligations, the Internal Revenue Service has announced major changes to its offshore voluntary compliance program from July 1, 2014. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | compliance | tax | tax compliance | law | enforcement | offshore | United States | penalties | individual income tax | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

FATCA Hurts Law-Abiding Americans Abroad: Heritage

FATCA Hurts Law-Abiding Americans Abroad: Heritage

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 16 June, 2014

The Heritage Foundation has issued a report to demonstrate how the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is hurting Americans living abroad, and has recommended that it should be reformed. Read full story »

Tags: compliance | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | tax compliance | FATCA | law | financial services | insurance | trusts | enforcement | agreements | legislation | United States | tax reform | regulation | individual income tax | services | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

IRS To Provide Revised Voluntary Disclosure Relief

IRS To Provide Revised Voluntary Disclosure Relief

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 09 June, 2014

During Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen's remarks at a speech before the United States Council-OECD International Tax Conference in Washington on June 3, he indicated that the agency is preparing a new offshore voluntary disclosure program that will be easier on "law-abiding" American residents abroad. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | tax | tax compliance | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | enforcement | tax authority | offshore | United States | penalties | Expats | Tax

 

Asia Region Funds Passport Proposed

Asia Region Funds Passport Proposed

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 April, 2014

Singapore, Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Philippines and Thailand have released a joint consultation paper on the operation of the Asia Region Funds Passport, which, when implemented, will allow fund managers operating in a passport member economy to offer their funds in other passport member economies under a streamlined authorization process. Read full story »

Tags: Finance | investment | business | capital markets | investment funds | Australia | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand | enforcement | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Korea, South | Malaysia | New Zealand | standards | Japan | Vietnam | Expats | Asia-Pacific | Invest

 

World Justice Project Charts World's Safest Countries

World Justice Project Charts World's Safest Countries

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 17 March, 2014

A global survey has found that the rule of law is strongest in Scandinavian nations, while Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong are among the top locations for lack of violence. Read full story »

Tags: court | Pakistan | Denmark | Niger | Nigeria | law | Australia | Singapore | United Kingdom | enforcement | Afghanistan | Hong Kong | Spain | regulation | Japan | Uzbekistan | Expats | Welfare

 

ACA Urges Congress To Adopt  Residence-Based Taxation

ACA Urges Congress To Adopt Residence-Based Taxation

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 10 March, 2014

American Citizens Abroad has provided testimony to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Investigations Subcommittee following its recent hearing on offshore tax evasion, and has recommended that the United States should implement a residence-based tax system to avoid penalizing American expatriates. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | investment | pensions | tax compliance | FATCA | law | banking | retirement | tax credits | enforcement | Health tax | offshore | health care | legislation | gift tax | United States | tax reform | exit tax | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

 




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