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Welcome to the definitive expat website - A free online publication serving international expatriates and featuring world news, forums, events, in-depth country information and reliable investment and personal taxation guides. From moving to living to repatriation and everything in between. Explore our search tools covering international schools, jobs, expat events and embassies.

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Doing the Marigold Hotel for Real (?)

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Has anyone tried the Marigold Hotel experience for real? I saw the first film (VG) and the second one (not goo…

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Emigrating to Italy

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I am getting married to an Italian citizen, and I'd like to know the process for naturalising to Italy. (1…

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I'm working in a & offering web services for Canadian clients. if any body interested in canada for these…

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Expat News Headlines

Americans For Tax Reform Lobbying For FATCA Repeal

Americans For Tax Reform Lobbying For FATCA Repeal

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 March, 2017

Americans for Tax Reform has urged Congressional lawmakers to include the repeal the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act in ongoing tax reform talks.
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Residence-Based Taxation Sought For US Expats

Residence-Based Taxation Sought For US Expats

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 March, 2017

American Citizens Abroad, a US expat advocacy group, is calling on Congress to legislate for residence-based taxation for overseas Americans.
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Italy Introduces Non-Dom Tax Incentive

Italy Introduces Non-Dom Tax Incentive

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels - 10 March, 2017

In a bid to attract wealthy individuals to relocate to the country, and high net worth Italian expats to return there, the Italian authorities have introduced a EUR100,000 (USD106,251) per year substitute tax on foreign income and gains for previous non-doms who declare Italy as their primary tax residence.
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Surge In Demand From Expats For UK Buy-To-Let Properties

Surge In Demand From Expats For UK Buy-To-Let Properties

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 17 February, 2017

Skipton International, the offshore bank, has reported that it has seen applications for UK mortgages from expats in Hong Kong more than double over the past three years, and applications from elsewhere rise too.
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New Record Of US Expats Giving Up Passports, Green Cards

New Record Of US Expats Giving Up Passports, Green Cards

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 17 February, 2017

According to Treasury Department statistics published in the Federal Register, a record 5,411 US taxpayers gave up their passports or their green cards in 2016 – over 26 percent more than the previous record of 4,279 set in 2015.
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New Zealand Increasingly Appealing For Backpackers

New Zealand Increasingly Appealing For Backpackers

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 17 February, 2017

New Zealand, an increasingly popular destination for backpackers, is to increase its minimum wage from April 1, in a move that may improve the country's appeal further following Australia's decision to levy a backpacker tax.
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Study Outlines Ideal Expat Personality Traits For Overseas Assignments

Study Outlines Ideal Expat Personality Traits For Overseas Assignments

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 17 February, 2017

A report identifying the successful personality characteristics of expats who apply to work overseas has been released by cut.e, a firm that specializes in assessing applicants.
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Saudi Arabia Announces Expat Levy Plans

Saudi Arabia Announces Expat Levy Plans

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 January, 2017

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to balance its budget by 2020.
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Tax Risk Increasing For Firms With Employees Working Abroad

Tax Risk Increasing For Firms With Employees Working Abroad

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 January, 2017

Companies face greater scrutiny over their tax affairs as more employees are working internationally, with 24 percent of businesses reporting a recent challenge from tax authorities, says PwC.
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Singapore Said To Offer Best Education Globally

Singapore Said To Offer Best Education Globally

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 14 December, 2016

Singapore has the best school system in the world, according to a new report from the OECD.
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