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  1. Expat Tax
    I am currently a US citizen working in the US. I am looking at places to move when we retire in a few years. My wife and I really like Europe and are looking at places like Portugal, France, Italy, and Slovenia. Does anyone know how Slovenia will tax my retirement income? I don't expect to earn...
  2. Other Europe
    I am currently a US citizen working in the US. I am looking at places to move when we retire in a few years. My wife and I really like Europe and are looking at places like Portugal, France, Italy, and Slovenia. Does anyone know how Slovenia will tax my retirement income? I don't expect to earn...
  3. Articles: Americas
    Despite concerns about immigration policy and other political uncertainty, the US is still a popular locations for people buying a holiday home, perhaps with a view to retiring the in the country. There has been a surge of foreign buyers compared to a year ago with Canadians in particular...
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    While many expats from Europe may be considering leaving the UK due to Brexit, Americans could be set to find living in Britain is more tax effective. London already has a large number of wealthier American expats and tax plans by US President Donald Trump is set to end the practice of having...
  5. Articles: Americas
    Expat job seekers are shunning the UK and the United States and looking to Australia, Canada and Asia, probably due to political and economic uncertainty, new research suggests. With the UK in the process of leaving the European Union and no clear indication yet on what this will mean for the...
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    Fewer students from around the world are applying to study in the United States, fuelled by concern about visas and worries about how welcome they would be, a new survey suggests. Almost 40% of colleges are seeing declines in applications from international students, and international student...
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    More college students in the United States are pursuing a broader range of international educational activities as studying overseas becomes more popular, according to a new report. In particular, "non-credit" education abroad (NCEA) is rising despite the fact that the student do not receiving...
  8. Articles: Americas
    Technology innovators in the United States are far more likely to be expats with advance degrees than those who have worked their way up through a company, new research has found. Immigration can be a highly contentious issue in many countries, including the US, but a new study shows that more...
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    Evidence is mounting that more US citizens are giving up their nationality because of an addition to the country's tax system which means expats are being refused bank accounts. Figures from the US Treasury show that a record 4,279 people gave up their US citizenship or long term residency in...
  10. Articles: Americas
    The United States has launched a new initiative to encourage people to become US citizens, aiming to make the process more user friendly. During Constitution Week tens of thousands were granted citizenship at a series of celebration across the nation but the US Citizenship and Immigration...
  11. Articles: Americas
    The average expat in the United States has an income 60 % higher than the average American, according to a new study, but they find paperwork hard at the start. It is estimated that every year around three million foreigners from around the world enter the United States on H-1B, L1, L2, J1, and...
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    A tax service firm that specialises in advising American expats has issued a warning about so called accidental Americans who do not realise they are liable for tax in the US. According to Greenback Expat Tax Services there are many US citizens who has always lived and worked in another country...
  13. Articles: Americas
    American students who dream of studying abroad can access financial help with a scholarship programme offering grants for US citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or career-oriented internships abroad. The Benjamin A. Gilman International...
  14. Articles: Americas
    There has been a significant rise in the number of Chinese students studying in the US with them now accounting for almost 20% of the international student community. Nearly 128,000 Chinese students studied in America in the 2009/10 academic year with a 30% increase, according to a study by the...
  15. Articles: Americas
    A significant number of US students are studying abroad in less traditional countries such as South America, Africa and the Middle East, a new report shows. Almost half of the top 25 foreign educational destinations for Americans were outside Western Europe and in countries where English is not...
  16. Articles: Americas
    High unemployment and other economic issues in the United States means that the country’s visa programme for visiting foreign workers should be overhauled as it is riddled with abuse, it is claimed. The H-1B and L-1 visas that allow the entry of highly skilled foreign workers in specialty...
  17. Articles: Americas
    Los Angeles is one of those cities with a place amongst the top urban centers of the world. Los Angeles is one of the world’s centers for business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, technology and education. Blessed in equal measure by stunning natural...
  18. Articles: Americas
    The blend of a high-end urban zone with a dash of nature is what brings out the best in New York City; despite the high rise buildings that fill it, nature parks and forest reserves are also existent within the area, thereby, adding life to this bustling metro.  New York City is known in...
  19. Articles: Americas
    Chicago is the biggest city in the state of Illinois. The city is known by many names, from “Chi-town” to “the Windy city” to the Second City” and recently, “The City of Big Shoulders.”  It is also the biggest in the entire Midwest with a population of around 3 million people. Chicago is the...
  20. Articles: Americas
    Houston is both the fourth largest city in the United States and the largest city in Texas. Founded in 1836, the city credits the beginning of its continuous and unsurpassed growth to the discovery of oil in 1901. Not a city to rest on its previous accomplishments however, Houston has since then...
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