Expat News Tagged 'law'

Greece Approves Tax Breaks For Foreign Pensioners

Greece Approves Tax Breaks For Foreign Pensioners

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 07 August, 2020

Greece has published in its Official Gazette a law to introduce a special tax regime for foreign pensioners relocating to the country. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | pensions | value added tax (VAT) | tax avoidance | law | retirement | transfer pricing | Greece | exit tax | individual income tax | Europe | Tax

 

ECJ Issues Ruling On Italian Tax Rules For Expats In Portugal

ECJ Issues Ruling On Italian Tax Rules For Expats In Portugal

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 15 May, 2020

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Italy did not infringe EU law when determining that two of its nationals were not entitled to benefit from certain provisions under the country's tax treaty with Portugal. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | court | tax | Portugal | mining | public sector | law | employees | retirement | Italy | regulation | Expats | Europe

 

Skilled Foreigners Being Turned Away For UK Visas

Skilled Foreigners Being Turned Away For UK Visas

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 18 June, 2018

Lower-paid medical practitioners are increasingly having their request for UK working visas rejected, as a result of immigration quotas. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | business | public sector | law | employees | United Kingdom | education | professionals | Expats | Immigration | Other | Immigration

 

Finnish Lawmakers Call For Termination Of Portuguese DTA

Finnish Lawmakers Call For Termination Of Portuguese DTA

By by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 13 April, 2018

The Finnish Government has proposed that parliament terminate the 1970 double tax agreement between Finland and Portugal so that Finland can tax the pensions of retired Finnish expats. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Finance | tax | pensions | double tax agreement (DTA) | Portugal | law | legislation | Finland | Expats | Europe

 

Tax Practitioners Highlight UK HNWI Exodus

Tax Practitioners Highlight UK HNWI Exodus

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 28 February, 2018

High-net-worth individuals are leaving the UK in search of a more accommodating tax system, political stability, and a higher quality of life, according to leading private wealth advisors. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | Wealth | tax | business | property tax | mining | law | entrepreneurs | international financial centres (IFC) | Guernsey | United Kingdom | education | professionals | standards | Barbados | Expats | Tax

 

Singapore Hikes Foreign Worker Tax Significantly

Singapore Hikes Foreign Worker Tax Significantly

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 28 February, 2018

Singapore is to hike its levy on companies hiring foreign workers from April 1, 2019. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | law | Singapore | Expats

 

Younger UK Passport Holders Can Use Simpler Online Renewal Service

Younger UK Passport Holders Can Use Simpler Online Renewal Service

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 19 December, 2017

British passport holders between the ages of 16 and 25 can now use the online passport renewal service, which was previously available only to people aged 26 or older. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | law | United Kingdom | Expats | Immigration | Other | Immigration

 

European Court Rules In Major UK Immigration Case

European Court Rules In Major UK Immigration Case

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 28 November, 2017

Europe's top court has delivered a landmark ruling that will benefit married couples where one is an EU citizen who newly takes up citizenship in an EU country and their non-EU spouse seeks to join them. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | court | law | Algeria | United Kingdom | legislation | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

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

 

US Passports Won't Be Seized For FBAR Violations: ACA

US Passports Won't Be Seized For FBAR Violations: ACA

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 02 November, 2017

Americans and prospective US citizens will not lose their right to a US passport for incurring significant penalties for failing to declare a foreign bank account to the Internal Revenue Service, a taxpayer lobby group has said. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | interest | law | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | legislation | United States | penalties | Expats | Tax

 

 




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