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Launch of Expat Investors Club

The Expat Investors Club is a social network where expats can meet online and share insights with other investors who are potentially interested in similar markets and face similar cross-jurisdictional issues. It is powered by Investwits, who are taking their investor network concept from its Danish roots to expand to expats internationally. Invest ...

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Tax-Free Retirement In The Heart Of Europe

Anyone who is nearing or at retirement age wants to protect his or her hard-earned pension. Many want to do this in a safe country with a warm climate, friendly people and a great lifestyle. Written exclusively for Expat Network by Luis da Silva of Algarve Senior Living   Now one country has made it easy to do all the above. The third safest country in the world. The one with the seventh frie ...

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Tax-Free Opportunities Await You In Portugal

You could enjoy a decade of generous tax breaks by moving to Portugal. The ‘non-habitual resident’ (NHR) scheme offers new residents special tax benefits for their first ten years. Besides offering a flat 20% income tax rate if you are employed in a ‘high value’ profession, you could receive foreign income – like pensions – tax-free and pay no Portuguese tax on gains from UK property. This article ...

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Top Savings Rates For Expats – April

Here are the latest expat savings rates. Many expats can benefit from using offshore bank savings accounts. They are useful for working in different currencies and for gathering interest without deduction of taxes. See the article ‘British Expats – Do You Need An Offshore Bank Account?’ The best current offering for sterling offshore savers is Skipton International’s 1.25%, if you have £10,000 and ...

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One Year Until Brexit: What Do We Know About Expat Rights?

Brexit day is set for 29th March 2019 and so with a year to go, what do we know about Brexit?  The focus currently is on transition, which is important, but the post transition arrangements will be what counts in the long term. The joint statement on 19th March agreed that the transitional period will run from 29th March 2019 to 31st December 2020.  This gives an extra 21 months to those looking t ...

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Quarter Of Young Brits More Likely To Emigrate Due To Brexit

New research reveals 15% of Brits are more likely to consider moving abroad for work since the Brexit vote and that the figure is almost double for 16–24-year olds (27%). A survey commissioned by moneycorp reports that young people aged 16–24 are nearly twice as likely to consider moving abroad due to Brexit. Just over a quarter (27%) of young Brits said they are more likely to emigrate since the ...

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Moving To The USA? Download Our Free Guide To Living In America

Expat Network has produced a new guide especially for those who are thinking of relocating to America. Your Guide To Living In America focuses on the issues you will need to address as you plan your move to America. Download, free of charge, here… Your Guide To Living In America provides you with guidance on the issues you will need to address as you plan your move, whether that is to retire ...

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What Role Should Expats Play in Economic Sustainability?

Living in modern-day UK, it’s hard to ignore the issue of immigration in the wake of the EU referendum vote. This continues to polarise opinion between the left and right of the political spectrum, despite recent reports confirming that migrants from the European Union are net contributors to the UK economy and collectively pay £20 billion more in taxes than they receive in benefits. This ar ...

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Can I Use Split Year To Reduce My Tax Liability On Return To The UK?

We are returning to the UK after 20 years in Dubai.  My husband has taken redundancy and we were hoping that his salary plus end of service benefit was going to be received and transferred to the UK before our return, unfortunately due to the slow cancellation of Visas etc this is looking less likely.  He has secured new employment in UK starting 12/3, not sure how all this will affect our tax imp ...

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