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Stunning Switzerland Is Voted Top Expat Destination

Switzerland is the best place for expats to live and work, according to a new survey. The legendary home of mountains, lakes and secretive banks...

Switzerland: Pensions And Retirement For Expats

Expats flock to Switzerland for the high standard of living and good wages - but few realise how the Swiss pension system will affect...

Best Countries For A Carefree Expat Retirement

Living a carefree retirement is under threat as political uncertainty, financial instability and the pressures of an aging population weigh on pensions. New research highlights...

Africa Is The Most Expensive Place For Expats To Live

Africa is the surprise most expensive place to live for expats, taking the top two rankings out of almost 500 cities surveyed. Then four Swiss...

Boomerang Expats Just Can’t Stay Away From Home

However much they hate to admit it, most expats just can’t stay away from home for too long, according to new data. More than half...

Switzerland, most expensive location in the world for expats?

Switzerland is the most expensive location in the world for expats due to the growing strength of the Swiss franc against most other currencies. Zurich,...

Banks Chase US Expats With FATCA Letters

US expats worldwide are receiving letters from their banks demanding they prove their identity and disclose their tax details. This chasing down of the 6...

Expat Disposable Incomes Compared

Expats tend to look at the size of their wage packets rather than what’s left once tax and living costs are taken out. Sometimes this...

Taking A Financial Gamble Is Risky For Homeowners

Gambling on financial matters over which you have no control often looks a good idea at the time but can go wrong with a...

Working out the expat cost of living

Cost of living is just one of the factors expats and international workers have to take into account when moving overseas. For working expats, bulging...

QROPS, Switzerland at a Glance

For those planning to live or retire in Switzerland, the option of transferring a UK pension into a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS)...

US Cracks Down On Secret Accounts In Swiss Banks

The US Justice Department is turning the screw on Swiss banks to force them to hand over information about their American taxpayer clients. After a...

Surge In US Expats Returning Passports Due To FATCA

The cost of renouncing US citizenship has gone up with the introduction of the new Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) tax reporting rules. Many...

QROPS Tracker – June 1, 2014

Fears of the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) offshore market disintegrating into a tax evasion free-for-all have proved groundless as more pensions open...
Switzerland Drops Bank Secrecy And Joins FATCA

Switzerland Drops Bank Secrecy And Joins FATCA

It’s official – Switzerland has finally rolled over and become a legitimate financial centre after years of aiding tax evasion. The conformation comes from no...
FATCA’s ruining our business, moan tax havens

FATCA’s ruining our business, moan tax havens

Financial centres around the world are bemoaning the fact that new tax avoidance laws are ruining their banking and investments sectors. A new era of...

Week In Expat Money Matters September 7 – September 13, 2013

Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web. From iExpats: Police Call On...
Germans stash cash in their underwear to escape tax

Germans stash cash in their underwear to escape tax

German border patrols are halting tax cheats trying to sneak cash into the country hidden in their underwear after Swiss banks started naming holders...

Switzerland Rules As Most Competitive World Economy

Switzerland reigns supreme as the world’s most economically competitive country – taking the annual title for the fourth time in a row. The top 10...
Swiss Role In US Tax Evasion Revealed At Last

Swiss Role In US Tax Evasion Revealed At Last

The true extent of the US government war with Switzerland’s bankers over tax evasion has finally been revealed. The battle between the two sides has...