Below are the articles from last week, documenting events from the world of expatriate finance, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web:
Everybody’s least favourite piece of US tax legislation continues to march forward unabated. Here’s the rundown on the latest places to sign up to FATCA.
112 countries have now signed up to FATCA, and with the rest still under discussion about joining, by the time 2016 is out, we expect to see almost every country participating in FATCA.
Venture Capital Trusts have been around for 20 years now. How time flies. The VCT model created the landscape for tax-efficient investing in the UK.
Expat financial problems usually stem from the atrocious state of the UK’s banking sector, or the fact that UK banks have never quite managed to make it work internationally. For so many, it’s become time to sever all financial ties with the poor little old UK with immediate effect…..
Our traditional QROPS List shows the huge increase in numbers across the last 12 months, as more than 3,600 overseas pensions are now available.
There is going to be a nasty shock for some six million savers who haven’t banked enough before retirement….
From the Web:
Growing expat community to stimulate Qatar’s financial sector – International Adviser
Expats Are Not Happy About the UAE’s Cost Of Living – AhlanLive!