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Why Online Banks Are The Perfect Solution For Expats’ Savings Needs  

  Are you an expat looking for the perfect solution to your savings needs? Look no further than online banking! With its convenience, flexibility, and affordability, online banking offers a host of advantages that make it ideal for expats who are looking to manage their finances from abroad.       In this blog post, we’ll explor ...

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How Work Environment Affects Expat Employee Engagement

  Highly engaged employees always have a positive attitude toward their employer’s goals, business context, mission, values, and corporate culture. They constantly strive to improve their performance and help their colleagues to improve as well. High levels of enthusiasm and employee efficiency make a more profitable turnover.     How a Positive Work Environment Impacts Expat Employ ...

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Less Than 30 Days To File Your UK Self Assessment Tax Return!

  Ideally, you would have completed and filed your 2021/22 UK Self Assessment tax return long before now. You’re probably wishing you had.  But January is here and for whatever reason, you didn’t get around to it. Life’s very busy for sole traders, but don’t worry – you’re not the only one. Each year, about four million people leave filing their Self Assessment tax return until after Christma ...

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The Importance Of A Life Insurance Review For Expats

  You may have read that you should review your life insurance on a regular basis. If you’re living abroad, temporarily or indefinitely, a life insurance review is more important than ever. Here are ten reasons why an expat life insurance review is important.       This article was written for Expat Network by  International Citizens Insurance    Are You Relying on Your Ho ...

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Relocating Your Home Office Without Missing A Call

  With the work environment rapidly changing over the last few years, people are slowly realizing the importance of having a hybrid work mode where employees get to come to the office and also work from home each month, depending on the kind of work they do and the team they work in.       With offices slowly beginning to open up again, employees are busy taking calls on where ...

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Reasons Why Your Business Might Need Secretarial Services

Most people think of secretaries as women in high heels and skirts who answer phones, take dictation and make coffee. While that may have been the stereotype years ago, those days are long gone. Today’s secretaries are highly skilled professionals who can handle various tasks, from correspondence to managing a calendar to preparing reports. In fact, many businesses these days couldn’t operate with ...

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5 Year Fixed Expat Buy To Let Mortgages Fall Below 5%

  Interest rates on five year fixed rate expat buy to let mortgages have now dropped to below 5%, according to brokers Offshoreonline.org.  This follows a period when rates peaked at over 6%, following the UK Government’s mini budget, which triggered a round of interest rate volatility.       Guy Stephenson of Offshoreonline.org commented: “We are now seeing expat mortgage lend ...

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How U.K. Expats Deal With Back Taxes In The US?

  U.K. expats living in the U.S. must deal with the same tax obligations as any American citizen, regardless of whether they reside in the country permanently or temporarily. The IRS taxes U.S.-source income for all taxpayers who have established a “tax residence” in the United States and requires that expats file a tax return every year.       In addition to filing regular U.S ...

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A Comprehensive Guide To Taxation For US Digital Nomads

  As a digital nomad, where you pay taxes depends on your country of residence. According to United States laws, if you are an American citizen, you are still responsible for paying your self-employment tax on your income, no matter where you live. The US is one of the few countries in the world that taxes its residents based on citizenship and not on if you are living there presently.  Here ...

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Steps To Creating A General Contracting Business 

  If you’ve been trying to decide on the best way to utilize your construction skills to create a small business career, general contracting has not only proven its profitability but enduring demand. It’s also not too difficult of a field to break into and allows you to continue doing what you love best: bringing your customers’ building expectations to life.  Here are the s ...

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