Expat News Tagged 'property tax'

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

 

China To Register Property; Looks To Expand Tax

China To Register Property; Looks To Expand Tax

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 30 December, 2014

The Chinese Government has announced that it is to roll out a new property registration system from March 2015. Read full story »

Tags: tax | property tax | China | penalties | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

France Plans Tax Surcharge On Second Homes

France Plans Tax Surcharge On Second Homes

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 06 November, 2014

France's Finance Minister, Michel Sapin, has confirmed that the Government is planning to empower local councils in areas with housing shortages to impose a 20 percent tax surcharge on second homes. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | real-estate investment | property tax | real-estate | budget | ministry of finance | tax rates | France | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

Decaying London Mansions Prompt Punitive Tax Calls

Decaying London Mansions Prompt Punitive Tax Calls

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 06 February, 2014

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has said that he would "welcome" a 150 percent council tax surcharge on homes that remain empty and unused for long periods, in the wake of a media report showing that some properties bought for investment purposes in London's most expensive street are dilapidated. Read full story »

Tags: capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | property tax | United Kingdom | tax rates | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

Belgian Union Fears Regionalization Of Property Taxation

Belgian Union Fears Regionalization Of Property Taxation

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 14 January, 2014

Olivier Hamal, President of Belgium's national union of owners and co-owners, has warned of the potential danger of regionalizing the taxation of real estate in Belgium in future, fearing the impact of decentralization on future property lessors and owners. Read full story »

Tags: inheritance tax | tax | Belgium | Netherlands | property tax | gross domestic product (GDP) | Germany | Expats | Europe | Tax

 

Cyprus Government Plans To Amend Property Tax

Cyprus Government Plans To Amend Property Tax

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 22 August, 2013

The Government of Cyprus has announced plans to amend the country's Immovable Property Tax, exempting the lowest-valued properties but also scrapping a EUR75 minimum payment. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | property tax | real-estate | Cyprus | Expats

 

UK Draft Finance Bill 2013 Published

UK Draft Finance Bill 2013 Published

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 13 December, 2012

The UK government has published draft tax legislation to be included in the Finance Bill 2013, including a reduction in corporation tax to 21% from 2014, as well as tax reliefs described by the Treasury as "among the most generous in the world" for the video games, high-end TV and animation industries. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | inheritance tax | tax | investment | business | pensions | real-estate investment | property tax | tax avoidance | real-estate | budget | corporation tax | United Kingdom | legislation | tax rates | withholding tax | stamp duty | tax breaks | charities | research and development

 

New Austerity Measures Approved In Cyprus

New Austerity Measures Approved In Cyprus

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 December, 2012

Cypriot MPs have voted into law new austerity measures, including further increases in value-added tax and a controversial updating of the country's Immovable Property Tax regime. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | real-estate investment | value added tax (VAT) | property tax | law | real-estate | offshore | tax rates | Cyprus

 

French Property Tax Hike May Hit Legal Barrier

French Property Tax Hike May Hit Legal Barrier

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 July, 2012

The new proposal by the French socialist government to assess non-resident holdings of French property to general social contributions, currently at a rate of 15.5%, could face a legal challenge from disgruntled owners of second homes in France. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | real-estate investment | property tax | law | real-estate | withholding tax | social security | France

 

Ease Property Tax To Help The Banks, Say Maltese Developers

Ease Property Tax To Help The Banks, Say Maltese Developers

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 08 June, 2012

The Malta Developers Association has reiterated the need for a change to Malta's property tax regime, this time noting the positive impact investment-friendly measures would have on the stability of the nation's banking sector. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | real-estate investment | Malta | property tax | banking | real-estate | offshore | offshore banking | withholding tax

 

 




News Archive