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Oz tax reforms to affect Australian and international expats

Oz tax reforms to affect Australian and international expats
The latest changes in Australia’s housing affordability laws are likely to have an effect on property sales tax liabilities for Australian citizens and associated property taxes for expats living and working in the country as well as property investors. Firstly, Aussie citizens living overseas may lose their Capital Gains Tax exemption...

Tips on expat tax liabilities in Spain

Posted on September 28, 2017 in Finance Spain Tax
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Tips on expat tax liabilities in Spain
Moving to Spain can give serious tax-efficient opportunities, as long as you’re clued in. Spain’s obvious attractions are there for all to see, and are a big part of the decision to relocate either as an entrepreneur or for an existing position within a Spanish company. However, tax structures in the country can be confusing and the...

Wage structures for expats in Singapore

Wage structures for expats in Singapore
One of the most important questions when considering a move to Singapore is ‘how much will I earn’. The majority of expat professionals contemplating a new job consider the salary offered before any other aspects of the country and city. Wages compared with living costs are priorities, especially if the move includes dependents....

Millions to renounce UK residence if labour win election

Millions to renounce UK residence if labour win election
In excess of seven million UK expats potentially could renounce their British residence if the Labour Party is victorious in May’s general election, claimed an international advisory. Nigel Green, the chief executive of De Vere Group, said should Labour win next month then many expats will require advice on whether changing their...

Destinations for US expats avoiding FATCA are shrinking fast

Destinations for US expats avoiding FATCA are shrinking fast
Would-be US migrants looking for a haven well out of the reach of the dreaded FATCA and the Internal Revenue Service are finding their options decreasing by the month. So many nations are panting to be included in the scheme, mostly to avoid a US withholding tax on their financial transactions taking place in the USA, that the US Treasury...

US Homeland Security Bill amendment hits at expat tax dodgers

US Homeland Security Bill amendment hits at expat tax dodgers
A proposed amendment to the new Homeland Security Bill is suggesting that expats who have renounced US citizenship to avoid US taxes should be banned from re-entry. Long-term overseas residents who are former citizens of the USA and have renounced their citizenship in order to avoid paying annual USA taxes on their overseas earnings will...

Expat group claims IRS is targeting Americans living overseas

Expat group claims IRS is targeting Americans living overseas
A Switzerland-based expat group representing American expats living overseas is claiming that the IRS is deliberately targeting US expats while ignoring its duties in the homeland. American Citizens Abroad, a Geneva-based group, is taking full advantage of the ongoing congressional investigation into the IRS by accusing the authority of...

US senator submits game changing bill to repeal FATCA

US senator submits game changing bill to repeal FATCA
The hated and feared Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act came under attack a few days ago in Congress as a violation of expats’ privacy and sovereign nations’ laws. Republican senator Rand Paul, representing Kentucky, introduced the bill, stating in a letter to the house that the new law is destructive and unsuitable as a legitimate...

Expat tax exemption attracts wealthy pensioners to Portugal

Expat tax exemption attracts wealthy pensioners to Portugal
The rush to migrate to Portugal since the beginning of the year is linked with the country’s new ruling on tax exemption for wealthy retirees. Since the new rules were introduced, more than 200 millionaire pensioners able to satisfy the Portuguese government’s handful of requirements have made the move, joining a huge number of Britons...

Expats in Cyprus in shock over government savings grab

Expats in Cyprus in shock over government savings grab
Tens of thousands of expats, members of the British Armed Forces, second home owners and those in the process of migrating to Cyprus are in shock following the announcement of a tax grab on their savings. As part of the agreement on an EU bailout package for the troubled island, the Cypriot government agreed to levy a tax on all private bank...