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Obama Launches Hard-to-Pronounce myRA Retirement Plan

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 31, 2014

29 Jan (Reuters) – President Obama’s proposal for myRA, a new retirement savings vehicle, took up only a few moments of Tuesday’s State of the Union address, prompting more questions… Read more…

UK: The End of Car Tax Transfer

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 30, 2014

From 1 October 2014, car owners in the UK who want to sell their vehicles privately will not be allowed to offer the unexpired tax left on their vehicle as… Read more…

Kiwi Expat Tax Ruling – Ten Years Away is Not Long Enough

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Ten years is not long enough for a Kiwi expat to live overseas in order to break tax ties with New Zealand. At least that appears to be the case… Read more…

U.S. Expat News: IRS Criticised by Taxpayer’s Advocate over FATCA

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

“The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act has the potential to be burdensome, overly broad, and detrimental to taxpayer rights,” states the National Taxpayer Advocate’s report to Congress. The Tax Payer… Read more…

Europe: Paying with cash? Find out the legal limits before doing so

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 27, 2014

The rules and practices for paying for goods and services in Europe vary from country to country. Certain countries impose limits, others don’t. To clarify the situation, the European Consumer… Read more…

France: More Fathers Encouraged to Take Parental Leave

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 24, 2014

Working fathers in France, this reform will affect you… French ministers voted Monday, January 20, to accept a reform to parental leave, which aims to encourage fathers to take a… Read more…

Bitcoins: Now Accepted in Las Vegas Hotels and eBay (UK) Announces Sales Controls

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 23, 2014

First of all a quick recap about Bitcoins: Simply put, bitcoin is a decentralised digital currency. In other words there are no banks, no borders and, the acquisition of the… Read more…

American Investors Confident about their Retirement, but less so about their Children’s

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A survey of just over one thousand investors in the United States has found that one third of them think their children’s quality of life in retirement will be worse… Read more…

Obama Congratulates Spain’s President

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

At a joint press conference at the White House with the US President, Barack Obama, last week the President of the Government of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, said he is convinced… Read more…

What Are the Top Motivating Factors Behind Emigration?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 20, 2014

The local economy and employment opportunities play the two most important roles governing the decision to emigrate, according to a new survey of 7,750 respondents in 12 countries. Other factors… Read more…

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