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Vietnamese investors and expat workers protest over new tax

Vietnamese investors and expat workers protest over new tax
Companies employing expat workers in Vietnam to be hit with mandatory social insurance payments. Once the new rules come into force, Vietnam’s labour costs will soar to the highest of any other country in the region, possibly damaging its growing reputation as an Asian tiger. Beginning in 2022, businesses will be forced to pay an...

Expats urged to consider Tauranga jobs

Expats urged to consider Tauranga jobs
Skills shortages are hampering New Zealand’s fifth-largest city. Set on the spectacular Bay of Plenty in New Zealand’s North Island’s northernmost region, Tauranga city is a major business centre, trading hub, harbour and horticultural science hotspot, but its businesses are struggling to employ skilled workers. Recruitment agencies...

Working in Dubai as a female expat professional

Working in Dubai as a female expat professional
Relocating, even to familiar countries, can be an overwhelming experience, but for female professionals moving to a Gulf State it’s even more of a challenge. Surprisingly, it’s not that difficult to actually get a job if you’ve arrived as a professionally-qualified trailing spouse, with online job openings the best way to start....

Are the Caribbean nations best for second passports and golden visas?

Are the Caribbean nations best for second passports and golden visas?
Demand for citizenship by investment is booming, especially for visas offered by Caribbean nations. Professional wealth managers are coming out in support of the Caribbean nations’ golden visa plus second passport options. Basing their opinions on seven key indicators, wealth management firms are praising the Caribbean’s island...

Good news for UK expats living in France

Good news for UK expats living in France
UK expats in France will welcome an initiative by the PM to facilitate their residency in the case of a no-deal Brexit. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has requested his cabinet to work out contingency measures for a hard Brexit including ‘facilitating residency’ for British expats living and working in the country. The...

Residence cards still problematic for Brit expats in France

Residence cards still problematic for Brit expats in France
In spite of advice on how to get residence cards before next March, British expats in France are still confused by the process. Some are asking where they can get correct application forms, but the majority of French prefectures require a personal appearance with the correct paperwork. Some local authorities have online appointment...

UAE to launch long term visas to attract top talent expats

UAE to launch long term visas to attract top talent expats
The UAE is about to launch 10-year visas for expat professionals and investors in order to attract top talent and international cash. In a recent announcement, the UAE’s Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship confirmed its board has given the go for a plan implementing all cabinet decisions affecting visas made over the past two...

Top talent expats encouraged to apply for Chinese green card visa

Top talent expats encouraged to apply for Chinese green card visa
Beijing’s launch of its new ‘green card’ style elite visa for high-talent expat professionals is expected to attract the brightest and best to the Chinese capital. Applications from expats already living in China can be submitted between 23rd July and 31st, one of the only two slots available this year. First adopted in 2016, the...

Expats in UAE selling property to buy second nationality via Golden Visas

Expats in UAE selling property to buy second nationality via Golden Visas
Expats living and working in the UAE are selling their home country properties in order to afford a second citizenship and passport. According to recently released data, almost half the UAE’s expat population have sold their properties in their home countries as part of a bid to obtain a second nationality and passport. Reports state...

Denmark extends special expat tax scheme time limit to seven years

Denmark extends special expat tax scheme time limit to seven years
The Danish government has announced plans to improve its skilled workers’ special tax scheme. Denmark’s research tax scheme allows expat professionals able to meet certain criteria to use a 26 per cent concessionary rate plus the eight per cent contribution to the labour market fund giving benefits for unemployment, sickness and...