Expatriates: A8 workers registration scheme extended

The UK Government has decided to extend the registration scheme, which was due to end on 30 April 2009, for two more years.  The scheme will now end on 30 April 2011.  The scheme covers workers from the so-called “A8 countries”: Czech Republic; Estonia; Hungary; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland; Slovakia; and Slovenia.  Employees from A8 countries […]

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International Assignments: New France-UK dual tax treaty

France and the UK signed a new tax treaty on 19 June 2009 to replace the current tax treaty which is now more than 40 years old. However ratification of the new tax treaty is currently being discussed in the French Parliament and it is therefore not yet effective. […]

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International Assignments: Ratification of new UK – Netherlands double tax treaty

The Netherlands has taken the first step towards obtaining the necessary parliamentary approval for the new tax treaty signed between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (the “New Tax Treaty”) by submitting it to the Lower House on September 23, 2009 […]

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