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Belgian Tax Changes Hit Property Owners

Belgian Tax Changes Hit Property Owners

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 09 January, 2015

Belgium is no longer the most attractive location for owner-occupiers to buy, own, or sell real estate, according to a new report that reviewed the tax rules in 11 European countries. Read full story »

Tags: capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | Belgium | Ireland | Netherlands | Portugal | real-estate | Luxembourg | stamp duty | France | Germany | Italy | Spain | Sweden | tax breaks | individual income tax | Expats | Europe | Study | Tax

 

UAE Living Costs Eat Into Tax-Free Income, Study Says

UAE Living Costs Eat Into Tax-Free Income, Study Says

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 28 November, 2014

Professionals expecting to earn high tax-free salaries as expats in the UAE have been told that they need to be aware that the country's cost of living will eat into their income. Read full story »

Tags: United Arab Emirates | tax | tax breaks | Employment | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

Review Of Tax Exemption For American Expats Inconclusive

Review Of Tax Exemption For American Expats Inconclusive

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 26 May, 2014

The Government Accountability Office has found that it is unclear whether the foreign earned income exclusion, claimed by United States taxpayers living and working abroad, provides any net economic benefits. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | tax | United States | tax breaks | tax reform | individual income tax | Expats

 

Switzerland To Retain Flat Tax For Wealthy Expats

Switzerland To Retain Flat Tax For Wealthy Expats

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 09 May, 2014

The Swiss National Council has rejected a proposal from the Alternative Left party for an "end to tax privileges for millionaires," which would have withdrawn the flat tax regime for wealthy foreigners. Read full story »

Tags: tax | small business | business | tax rates | Switzerland | tax breaks | trade association | trade | individual income tax | Expats

 

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

 

Switzerland Consults On Revised Rules For Expats

Switzerland Consults On Revised Rules For Expats

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 16 April, 2014

Switzerland has launched a three-month hearing on planned changes to the nation's ordinance governing expatriate tax deductions. Read full story »

Tags: tax | fees | education | legislation | Switzerland | tax breaks | Expats | Immigration | Investment | Property Investment | Working Abroad | Work | Invest | Working Abroad | Immigration | Investment | Working Abroad

 

IRS Publishes Updated 'Tax Guide For Aliens'

IRS Publishes Updated 'Tax Guide For Aliens'

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 February, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service has released a revised United States Tax Guide for Aliens, providing guidance for resident and nonresident aliens for use in preparing their 2013 tax returns, and, in particular, how to determine their residence status and what information they need to file those returns. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | compliance | tax | investment | business | real-estate investment | tax compliance | law | real-estate | employees | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | tax authority | health care | self-employment | legislation | withholding tax | United States | tax breaks | dividends | individual income tax | Employment | Expats | Healthcare | Investment | Invest | Healthcare | Investment | Tax

 

Hong Kong Reviews REIT Code

Hong Kong Reviews REIT Code

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 29 January, 2014

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission has begun a one-month consultation, until February 26, 2014, on proposals to amend the Code on Real Estate Investment Trusts to introduce flexibility in their investment scope. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | real-estate investment | law | real-estate | investment funds | corporation tax | offshore | Hong Kong | tax breaks | dividends | regulation | Expats | Investment | Invest | Investment

 

IRS Should Further Scrutinize Expatriate Tax Returns

IRS Should Further Scrutinize Expatriate Tax Returns

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 December, 2013

Improved oversight by the Internal Revenue Service is needed for the tax returns of United States taxpayers living and working abroad and claiming the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, according to a new report released by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | tax | tax compliance | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | tax authority | United States | tax breaks | individual income tax | Tax

 

Switzerland To Modify Income Withholding Tax Regime

Switzerland To Modify Income Withholding Tax Regime

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 December, 2013

The Swiss Federal Council has launched a consultation on plans to revise the levying of withholding tax at source on income derived from "lucrative" activity. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | compliance | tax | law | employees | tax thresholds | withholding tax | Switzerland | tax breaks | individual income tax | Expats | Europe

 

 




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