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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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Pre-Brexit negotiations

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Expat News Headlines

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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American Expats Lobbying For Residence-Based Taxation

American Expats Lobbying For Residence-Based Taxation

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 08 December, 2016

In a recent proposal, American Citizens Abroad has set out a detailed description of its proposal for the enactment of residency-based taxation, rather than the existing citizenship-based taxation system, for American expats.
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IRS Guides On Payroll Taxes For Residents Abroad

IRS Guides On Payroll Taxes For Residents Abroad

By Scott Hamilton, Tax-News.com, Washington - 16 November, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service has released two new International Practice Units on payroll taxes payable by US citizens and resident aliens working abroad for a US employer, and on the requirement for the payment of those taxes by similar individuals who are self-employed.
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Finnish Expats In Portugal Face Higher Taxes

Finnish Expats In Portugal Face Higher Taxes

By Hans Esser, for Expatbriefing.com - 10 November, 2016

Finland will have "more possibilities" to tax Finnish pensioners living in Portugal under a recently revised bilateral double taxation avoidance treaty, the Finnish Government has said.
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