Expat News Tagged 'inflation'

IRS Issues 2014 Foreign Housing Tax Deduction Limits

IRS Issues 2014 Foreign Housing Tax Deduction Limits

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 April, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service has issued Notice 2014-29 that provides inflation-adjusted limitations on foreign housing expenses for the 2014 tax year, and shows that Hong Kong, Moscow, and Geneva are judged to be the three most expensive foreign cities to live in for purposes of the United States tax code's foreign housing exclusion. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | United States | tax breaks | regulation | inflation | individual income tax | Expats

 

Few Savers Using UK Stocks And Shares ISAs

Few Savers Using UK Stocks And Shares ISAs

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 17 March, 2014

Few UK-taxpaying expats and UK residents are using their stocks and shares Individual Savings Account allowance each year even though they may provide a higher return than a traditional cash ISA, new research from financial services group True Potential says. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | pensions | interest | banking | financial services | investment funds | inflation | services | Expats

 

Insurance Coverage Growing In MENA Region

Insurance Coverage Growing In MENA Region

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 13 March, 2014

The availability and uptake of insurance in the Middle East and North Africa region is growing steadily, according to the 2nd MENA Insurance Barometer, published by the Qatar Financial Center Authority on March 10, 2014. Read full story »

Tags: Insurance | investment | business | insurance | gross domestic product (GDP) | Qatar | construction | inflation | Expats | Africa | Middle East

 

First Sharia-Compliant Asian REIT Launched

First Sharia-Compliant Asian REIT Launched

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 March, 2014

The World's first Sharia-compliant Asian Real Estate Investment Trust has been launched by Bahrain's Al Salam Bank. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | real-estate investment | real-estate | Bahrain | dividends | regulation | inflation | Expats | Investment | Invest | Investment

 

Loomis Sayles Launches Emerging Markets Fund

Loomis Sayles Launches Emerging Markets Fund

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 13 February, 2014

United States-based investment management firm Loomis, Sayles & Company announced on February 10, 2014 the launch of the Loomis Sayles Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund, an unconstrained emerging markets bond mutual fund that has the flexibility to invest in developing markets around the world. Read full story »

Tags: investment | investment funds | United States | currency | inflation | Expats | Europe | Africa | Middle East

 

Maltese Developers Cry Foul On Property Tax Valuations

Maltese Developers Cry Foul On Property Tax Valuations

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 19 April, 2012

The Malta Developers Association has called on the government to rethink the valuation of island property for the purposes of levying the 12% withholding tax on property sales, to take into account the falling price of real estate. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | real-estate investment | Malta | real-estate | retirement | offshore | withholding tax | inflation

 

Tokyo Tops Cost League For Expat Workers

Tokyo Tops Cost League For Expat Workers

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 15 December, 2011

Tokyo remains the most expensive city in the world for international assignees as the rising value of the yen continues to put upward pressure on the cost of living in the country, according to a new report. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | investment | business | real-estate investment | Venezuela | real-estate | employees | Norway | Singapore | professionals | Hong Kong | Switzerland | United States | currency | inflation | Japan | Vietnam

 

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

 

French Property Market Bearing Up

French Property Market Bearing Up

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 30 September, 2011

New research suggests that, despite the gloomy economic outlook, the French property market remains strong, particularly in areas favoured by foreign buyers. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | investment | real-estate investment | real-estate | retirement | France | currency | inflation

 

Jersey's 2012 Budget Published

Jersey's 2012 Budget Published

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 September, 2011

Jersey's 2012 Budget, published on September 23, contains numerous measures to boost tax revenues and support lower-income workers as part of the government's efforts to tackle the territory's deficit. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | environment | tax | investment | pensions | fiscal policy | banking | retirement | budget | Jersey | environmental tax | fees | excise duty | offshore | education | offshore banking | tax breaks | tax reform | inflation | individual income tax

 

 




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