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Archive for July, 2013

Swiss banks Transfer Millions to UK and Austria

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 26, 2013

The Swiss Finance Minister confirmed on Thursday that Switzerland has transferred CHF372 million (GBP 258.3 million) to the UK and CHF590 million to Austria (EUR 416.7 million). The payment is… Read more…

UK is Leading European Destination for Foreign Direct Investment

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, July 25, 2013

Over the last 12 months, the number of projects and jobs in the United Kingdom has risen as a result of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), according to UK Trade and… Read more…

The Top Ten Most Expensive Locations for Expatriates

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The latest Mercer’s 2013 Cost of Living Survey has just been published and ranks Luanda, Angola as the most expensive city for working expats. This year there are more European… Read more…

France – Capital Gains Tax Exoneration Period Will be Reduced

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The French budget minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, told the Senate on 19 July that the period of time property owners must wait before they qualify for capital gains tax (d’imposition des… Read more…

Massive Price Mark-ups Revealed on In-Flight Food and Drink

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, July 22, 2013

We all wince at the price of food and drinks on in-flight services and probably each time try to remember to buy food before we board. But with the restrictions… Read more…

Gibraltar Must Share Financial Information with Spain

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 19, 2013

“With all the headlines and discussions about Spain’s new asset reporting law, the news that the European Court of Justice obliged Gibraltar to share financial information with Spain slipped under… Read more…

USA Revises FATCA Implementation Timing

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, July 18, 2013

The fulfilment of the obligation of foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to report on foreign bank accounts belonging to U.S. citizens has been postponed to July 1, 2014. The U.S. Treasury… Read more…

Spain: Electricity Costs to Rise in August and Hit Second-Home Owners

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Spanish government has approved an increase of 3.2 percent in electricity costs from 1 August, 2013. The problem, commented Vice-President of the Government, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, in a… Read more…

How to Find a Lost Pension

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A recent report in the Telegraph suggests that British expats (and UK residents) may have lost track of one million pensions worth £3 billion. The British government has plans to… Read more…

Who and How Much To Tip in the USA

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, July 15, 2013

Tipping in the USA is far more customary than in Europe and the UK. In the US tipping goes way beyond leaving a few dollars for your waiter; nowadays, it’s… Read more…

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