Expat News Tagged 'services'

Shanghai Attracts Foreign Experts With Special Visas

Shanghai Attracts Foreign Experts With Special Visas

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com, 29 March, 2018

The Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone, half of which is located in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, reports that Shanghai has granted 52 special "R visas" to high-profile foreign experts since the start of this year. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | employees | international financial centres (IFC) | China | offshore | professionals | construction | services | Expats | Visas and Passports

 

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

 

Shanghai FTZ To Remove Bureaucracy For Expats

Shanghai FTZ To Remove Bureaucracy For Expats

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 21 August, 2017

The Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, the low-tax industrial zone, is taking steps to speed up residence and work permit applications for foreigners. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | Taiwan | professionals | Hong Kong | trade | free trade zone | Expat Services | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

UK To Levy VAT On Telecoms Services For Overseas Brits

UK To Levy VAT On Telecoms Services For Overseas Brits

By by Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London, 21 July, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs has published details of new provisions for a value-added tax charge on UK consumers using B2C telecommunication services outside the EU. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | business | value added tax (VAT) | VAT cross-border transactions | United Kingdom | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | services | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

Asian, European Cities Dominate Top Of Annual Expat Cost Of Living Survey

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 22 June, 2017

African, Asian, and European cities are the most expensive locations for expats working abroad, according to Mercer's annual Cost of Living Survey, released on June 21, 2017. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Chad | Kyrgyzstan | Uruguay | employees | Angola | Singapore | Brazil | Hong Kong | Tunisia | United States | Argentina | Macedonia | Seychelles | services | Expats | Europe | Other | Africa | South America

 

Scottish Air Tax Would Benefit Wealthy Travellers, Campaigners Say

Scottish Air Tax Would Benefit Wealthy Travellers, Campaigners Say

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com, 20 June, 2017

Wealthy frequent fliers stand to gain over 40 times as much from Scotland's plan to cut aviation tax than average taxpayers, according to a new report. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Wealth | tax | business | aviation | United Kingdom | services | Expats | Travel | Tax | Scotland

 

UK Overseas Territories Fear Loss Of EU Free Movement Rights

UK Overseas Territories Fear Loss Of EU Free Movement Rights

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

A recent technical roundtable held in London discussed how the Overseas Territories may be impacted by and can respond to the potential loss of EU Free Movement rights for their citizens post-Brexit. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | court | business | Gibraltar | Montserrat | financial services | Bermuda | Cayman Islands | Falkland Islands | Turks and Caicos Islands | United Kingdom | Virgin Islands | education | Anguilla | trade | British Virgin Islands | services | Expats | Europe

 

Leading Expat Insurance Providers Team Up In France

Leading Expat Insurance Providers Team Up In France

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com, 19 September, 2016

MSH International, a leading expatriate insurance provider, has partnered with Alptis group, the second-largest health insurance broker in France, to offer two new healthcare insurance products aimed at French expatriates. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Insurance | insurance | health care | social security | France | United States | Expat Services | Expats | Health Insurance | Healthcare | Lifestyle | Healthcare | Lifestyle

 

US Expats Urge 'Same Country' FATCA Exemption

US Expats Urge 'Same Country' FATCA Exemption

By by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington, 15 August, 2016

American Citizens Abroad has advocated the inclusion of a "Same Country Exemption" in the final Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act regulations, soon to be issued by the US Treasury Department. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) | tax | tax compliance | FATCA | law | banking | United States | regulation | services | Compliance | Expats | Tax

 

France To Lure London Bankers With Tax Breaks

France To Lure London Bankers With Tax Breaks

By by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 11 July, 2016

France is hoping to capitalize on the uncertainty surrounding the United Kingdom's finance industry in the wake of the Brexit vote by offering improved tax incentives for expatriate workers. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Wealth | tax | tax incentives | financial services | employees | United Kingdom | France | services

 

 




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