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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...

French millionaire exodus swells with two more heading to London

French millionaire exodus swells with two more heading to London
Following the rush to buy property and establish residency in a small Belgian border town by the French ultra-wealthy including actor Gerard Depardieu, two more French billionaires are heading to London. CEO of France’s tech giant Dassault Systems Bernard Charles is as critical as those who’ve gone before him over the French...

Entry charges mooted for overseas migrants coming to Britain

Entry charges mooted for overseas migrants coming to Britain
Emigrants arriving in the UK may be forced to pay entry charges, which will be reimbursed on leaving, provided they have not used Britain’s NHS services. A financial bond payable on entry is the latest scheme to act as a deterrent to risknationalities. In addition, according to a source close the Home Secretary Theresa May, migrants’...

High percentage of Brits want ban on EU migrants

High percentage of Brits want ban on EU migrants
Following official figures showing more UK citizens emigrating than ever before, a new poll claims that 79 per cent of respondents want a ban on migrants from the EU. The Daily Express opinion poll, conducted earlier this week, was commissioned by ‘Get Britain out of the EU’, a campaign group dedicated to forcing Britain to leave the...

Survey shows a quarter of UK millionaires planning emigration

Survey shows a quarter of UK millionaires planning emigration
A recent survey has revealed that 22 per cent of Britain’s super-rich are planning to move overseas. Research conducted by Lloyds TSB International indicates that the number of millionaires considering a move abroad has risen from 19 per cent to 22 per cent over the past year. The news comes as figures released by the Office of National...

UK pension law changes may affect future expat retirees

UK pension law changes may affect future expat retirees
Two upcoming changes to UK pension law may seriously affect Britons nearing retirement and planning a permanent getaway as well as expats already living overseas. From April 2017, the weekly UK pension will rise to £144, but in order to receive the full amount, retirees must have worked in the UK and paid National Insurance contributions...

Romania strikes back over stereotyped misrepresentation of migrants

Romania strikes back over stereotyped misrepresentation of migrants
As the debate over immigration rumbles on in the UK, Romania is hitting back over accusations of scroungers, scam artists and other undesirables queuing to get into Britain at the first opportunity. In an aggrieved response to what it sees as scaremongering in the UK Media over the possible increase in Romanian migrants after the lifting...

UK the most popular EU country for migrants

UK the most popular EU country for migrants
Recently released statistics show that the UK is the most popular European Union destination for migrants, with over half a million arriving during 2010. The Eurostat report will have come as no surprise to Londoners and residents in many cities and towns in the northern parts of England, as their communities have borne the brunt of...

Sarkozy latest wealthy Frenchman planning emigration to evade rich tax

Sarkozy latest wealthy Frenchman planning emigration to evade rich tax
Following in the footsteps of other high profile millionaires, Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president, has been planning to emigrate to the UK and set up a £800 million equity fund. Sarkozy and his third wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s plans to leave were discovered during a raid on their Paris mansion last year by fraud police...