Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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South African Expats Tempted Back by Homecoming Campaign

With zero unemployment in certain skilled professions, and increasing opportunities back home, 400,000 expat white South Africans have moved back to South Africa since 2009. Reasons for Leaving Many expats left South Africa due to the oppressive apartheid...
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UK Expat Accounts Under Threat in the US

Following numerous global tax avoidance scandals, as well as the recent financial crisis, governments all over the world are trying to boost their tax revenues. This is great news for public finances, but for...
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Retired Brit Expats in Australian Visa Limbo

Thousands of UK expats who were granted residency in Australia before 2005 under the so-called retirement visa, have found themselves stateless and in limbo. The Perfect Retirement Country? Known as the retirement visa, any Brits who...
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Things to do in Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington has a thriving arts culture, wonderful beaches and is set in some of the most fantastic scenery the North Island has to offer. The city’s own website boasts that Wellington is known as...
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Moving to New Zealand: North or South Island?

New Zealand is a beautiful country that has a wonderful amount of natural scenery, many activities and sights, and some pretty diverse weather that draws many expats to the country in search of a...
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Home Repossession Threat Lifted for Expats in Cyprus

Expats who own homes in Cyprus can breath a sign of relief as a recent ban has been put in place on repossessing expat-owned properties. The ban was voted for by MPs in parliament,...
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New Act to Ensure US Expats File Tax Returns

US Citizens who have or are planning on international removals to Saudi Arabia may be familiar with the new Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, that will soon been introduced. It looks set to affect...

South African Cities Prove Cheap for Expats

South Africa is proving a very cost-effective destination for expats looking to relocate to South Africa. Cape Town and Johannesburg have both recently made it on to a list of the top 20 cities in...
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New Zealand Expands Online Visa Applications

For those planning on moving to New Zealand or move there to work, the government have just made the entire process easier and more convenient. The recent announcement of the expansion of online visa applications is...
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Why US Expats Are Not Voting

America is one of the biggest expat nations in the world, with an estimate of around 7.6 million US citizens currently living abroad. However, their connection to their native land feels rather weak, new...

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