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Archive for March, 2014

A guide to cross-border European healthcare treatment and costs

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, March 31, 2014

In 25 October 2013, EU Health Commissioner, Tonio Borg wrote: “Today is an important day for patients across the European Union. As of today, EU law in force enshrines citizens’… Read more…

Luxembourg residents asked to take part in household finance survey

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 28, 2014

The Central Bank of Luxembourg is to begin a survey of 6,300 residents of Luxembourg about their household spending habits and household consumption. The Eurosystem’s Household Finance and Consumption Survey… Read more…

Bitcoin is not currency

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 27, 2014

This week (25 March) the IRS, the United States’ Inland Revenue Service, issued a statement saying that virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, will be treated as property for U.S. federal… Read more…

UK: Top ten things to know about tax-free childcare

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Tax-paying residents of the UK with school-age children may be eligible for the government’s new Tax-Free Childcare Scheme, launched by George Osborne during his recent Budget statement. Following the Budget,… Read more…

France: Income Tax News and Deadlines

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 25, 2014

There are two methods to pay income tax in France: online or on paper (delivered by post). (Income tax is paid in France in three instalments – February, May and… Read more…

Eurozone recovery to have variable lag behind rest of the world

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, March 24, 2014

Although the Eurozone is now growing it is still expected to lag well behind other major economies during the recovery, according to the spring EY Eurozone Forecast (EEF). The forecast… Read more…

Europe takes decisive step towards safer banking

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 21, 2014

The Council of the European Union reached a provisional agreement this week with the European Parliament on the single resolution mechanism regulation. Simply put: a step towards better banking controls… Read more…

European mobile roaming fees to be axed altogether

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 20, 2014

Making a call or sending an email from a mobile phone while travelling in Europe is set to cost the same as making a call or texting at home from… Read more…

The UK unveils a safer pound

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Today, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (Finance Minister) announced the planned arrival of a new one pound coin for the UK. The current pound coin, which looks… Read more…

New Zealanders living overseas can breathe a sigh of relief

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

New Zealanders living and working overseas can breathe a little easier now tax authorities have agreed that renting out a house they own in New Zealand doesn’t automatically make them… Read more…

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