As the deadline for filing US tax returns approaches, we have a guest post from CPA Diane Siriani. Who Needs to File As a US citizen living abroad, you must file a tax return reporting your worldwide income. So whether you live full time offshore, work anywhere in the world, collect … [Read more...] about US Expats — Let’s Talk Taxes
Guest Post by Michelle Garrett Moving overseas was one of the best things I could have done. I am frequently asked by the British ‘why do you stay in Britain?’ as if I’m half crazy. They say it like that because of the weather. My short answer is that I live in Britain for love: my husband is … [Read more...] about Do I Regret Moving Overseas?
On June 10, EFAM published an article titled America -- the Grim Truth. And grim it was indeed! "Americans, I have some bad news for you," the article starts. "You have the worst quality of life in the developed world – by a wide margin. "If you had any idea of how people really lived in Western … [Read more...] about Americans, I Have Some Bad News for You
According to a survey by Mercer, it's not who you might think! By looking at a country's statutory annual leave, statutory holidays and public holidays, they compiled a list of where employees get the most time off. One caveat: it's based on what an employee working a five-day week for 10 years is … [Read more...] about Where in the World Do Employees Get the Most Time Off?
According to Forbes.com, Bahrain scored the top spot in HSBC's recent survey of 3,100 expats. They admit this might be a fluke -- only 31 responses came in from Bahrain, compared to 450 from the UK, for example. But it's an interesting list, nonetheless. Canada moved down from its No. 1 spot last … [Read more...] about Bahrain: World’s Friendliest Country?
Last week's roundup of expat blogs was well received, so I thought we'd try it as a regular end-of-week piece for a while. This way, you can get a little flavor of some other sites you might not have discovered yet. Click the comment button below to let me know whether it's helpful. How Living … [Read more...] about Expat Roundup July 9, 2009