Income tax Hong Kong

Income tax in Hong Kong, what do you need to know?

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Firstly, it is essential that you get some professional taxation advice when residing in Hong Kong as an expat. Not every case is the same and it will be worth your while to have an expert on hand. Income tax can be extremely complicated and having a tax advisor guide you through the process may simplify matters somewhat.  Income tax …

Cheapest Flights

Five Tricks To Get The Cheapest Flights Possible

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Numerous websites offer tips on how to find the cheapest flights and thanks to comparison websites, like Skyscanner or even Google, it should be a piece of cake. However, the reality is not quite as simple. It can be incredibly easy to become overwhelmed with just how many choices there are. And how do you know that you are getting …

Money Transfer Apps

The Five Best Money Transfer Apps On The Market

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Transferring money internationally can be a real pain, especially as commissions seem to get higher and market rates fluctuate by the minute. Sending dollars back home should be as simple as the click of a button, but there are many factors to keep in mind. How do you know you are getting the best rate? Are the commissions fair? How …

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US Expats in Hong Kong Not Up To Date With Their US Tax Filing Should Consider The Streamlined Procedure

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The IRS Streamlined Procedure offers Americans living abroad the opportunity to get up to date on their required US tax filing before the IRS comes a-knocking! America is the only major country that requires its citizens to file a tax return and pay taxes on their worldwide income even if they live abroad. File Your US Taxes; Because Thanks to …

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How Expats Can Save Money In The Most Expensive City In The World

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It’s official: As of June 2016, Hong Kong has been named the most expensive city for expats by consultancy firm Mercer in their 2016 Cost of Living Survey. Many expats who are currently living in Hong Kong have complained about the high costs of living, especially when it comes to securing accommodation and food. Understandably, if you’re moving to Hong …

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Insurance for Globetrotters: A Guide for Expats Seeking Health Coverage

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When you’re living abroad, the quality of healthcare in your adopted city may not be the kind you are used to getting in your home country. Healthcare facilities vary from one country to another. Plus as a foreigner (and unless your work employment package includes international health insurance), you and your family will not likely be entitled to any free …

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Brexit – What does it mean for you?

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The last few weeks have produced fundamental shifts in the world we have grown used to, following the UK’s historic vote to leave the EU, but what does this mean for you and what actions do you need to take to protect yourself and your wealth from its impact? So much of the financial environment UK expats have come to …