With the June 15th Expat Tax Deadline Looming, The US Government is Lending you a Second Chance at Compliancy. With the IRS’s focus on US expat taxes on the rise, Americans living abroad should take advantage of a second (and maybe last) opportunity to become compliant.
You've somehow managed to have a US desktop/laptop keyboard with a UK settings OR vice versa, but what's the difference in keyboard layouts? The major difference you'll probably notice first when typing are the @ and " keys beings swapped, and the US keyboard layout has a second Alt key instead of the UK AltGr key 1 "
Whether you've brought your pet from the USA on the pet passport scheme or you've adopted a new pet after moving to the UK, pet insurance is something you'll want to consider. Pet insurance is affordable and can literally be a lifesaver for your family. People commonly go for the cheapest budget insurance quote, but that's not always the best choice.
The Immigration and Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) have issued a press release regarding the new UKBAUnited Kingdom Border Agency - government body overseeing visas and immigration immigration rules that will come into effect from 6 April, 2011:
"HAPPY MOTHERS DAY? DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: UK BORDER
AGENCY’S NEW IMMIGRATION RULES WHOLLY AT ODDS WITH
HOME OFFICE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN STRATEGY
The author of this article, David McKeegan, is Director and Founder of Greenback Expat Tax Services1, a US Income Tax provider that specializes in tax preparation for Americans who live abroad.
You probably don’t spend much time thinking or worrying about your US tax obligations (at least I hope you don’t), but over the last few years the US government has been cracking down on tax cheats who are hiding money abroad.
If you're a UK resident travelling in Europe, be sure to to get your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). All UK residents are entitled to coverage under this scheme regardless of nationality, however, those who are not EEAEuropean Economic Area nationals will need to apply by post with supporting documents. Forms are available from the post office.
With swine flu spreading throughout the world and surrounded by media hype, some expats must wonder how they should deal with the ramifications of this epidemic sensibly. Cases are being reported in our children's schools and it is becoming clear that we will all likely have to deal with the uncertainty that surrounds being exposed to this virus. As expats, we wonder if we should cancel or postpone travel plans and how it might even affect immigration plans, as if this process wasn't stressful enough. Those who are vulnerable must cope with an even greater degree of uncertainty.