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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

 

European Court Ruling A Boost For Self-Employed Expats

European Court Ruling A Boost For Self-Employed Expats

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 16 January, 2018

Self-employed EU citizens should be able to maintain a right of residence and, through such, access to welfare in another member state, even when they have been unable secure more work, Europe's top court has ruled. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | Ireland | employees | Romania | unemployment | legislation | Expats | Europe

 

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

 

'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

'Refined' US Residency-Based Tax Proposals Released

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 04 October, 2017

American Citizens Abroad, an advocacy group for American expats, has released "refined" proposals for residency-based taxation for American citizens receiving income from overseas. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | tax avoidance | interest | retirement | legislation | gift tax | United States | tax reform | Expats

 

South African Expats Face Higher Tax Bills

South African Expats Face Higher Tax Bills

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 03 August, 2017

Concerns have been expressed regarding the South African government's plans to remove the 183-day foreign earned income exemption provision for expats working outside of the country. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | South Africa | compliance | tax | tax compliance | tax avoidance | tax credits | legislation | Expats | Africa

 

ATR Seeks Residence-Based Taxation For US Expats

ATR Seeks Residence-Based Taxation For US Expats

By by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington, 09 June, 2017

Americans for Tax Reform has urged the Ways and Means Committee to include residence-based taxation for overseas Americans in an eventual tax reform package. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | FATCA | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | legislation | United States | tax reform | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

Americans For Tax Reform Lobbying For FATCA Repeal

Americans For Tax Reform Lobbying For FATCA Repeal

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 22 March, 2017

Americans for Tax Reform has urged Congressional lawmakers to include the repeal the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act in ongoing tax reform talks. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | investment | small business | business | FATCA | legislation | withholding tax | United States | tax reform | Compliance | Tax

 

Tax Risk Increasing For Firms With Employees Working Abroad

Tax Risk Increasing For Firms With Employees Working Abroad

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 23 January, 2017

Companies face greater scrutiny over their tax affairs as more employees are working internationally, with 24 percent of businesses reporting a recent challenge from tax authorities, says PwC. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | business | employees | legislation | Expats | Global Mobility | Tax | BEPS

 

 




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