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Blog > 2018


Autumn In France, Atestados In Portugal, And Avoiding Double Taxation In Germany

  Posted Wednesday October 03, 2018 (11:54:22)   (379 Reads)


Autumn has arrived in the northern hemisphere, and we're feeling the chill and watching the leaves turn here in Western Europe. In her latest column for Expat Focus, Rosemary Border Rabson tells us about autumn in her corner of France.

For those who are just starting the process of moving abroad, though, there's little time to stand around watching the leaves change. There's always a lot of paperwork to sift through when you're planning a move abroad; luckily this week we have some guides to help you out.

Firstly, if you're living in Portugal, make sure you have your Atestado De Residência sorted to avoid complications later on.

Germany has a taxation agreement with the UK which means you shouldn't be double taxed if you're living there. Luckily this was agreed outside of the EU, so it shouldn't be affected by Brexit. However, there are certain steps you have to take to ensure that you don't get taxed twice: here's what you need to know.

Buying a beautiful old home in Italy and renovating it is the dream of many a would-be expat, but of course it's more complicated than just paying the asking price and moving in. Here's what you need to know about the Codice Fiscale before you buy a property there.

Meanwhile in the UK, times are changing and visas are too. Recent alterations to the Tier 2 visa are affecting medical professionals who are looking to live there; read our article on the topic to see if you'll be affected.

If you're looking for something to do in Greece, or you're not sure where to move abroad to yet, why not think about volunteering abroad? You can either volunteer for a short time as part of a travel scheme, or on a more long-term basis if you've made your home in your country of choice. Here's our guide to volunteering in Greece.


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