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This expat culture shock report about Tokyo, Japan was submitted by an experienced expatriate who has some great perspectives to share about moving to this cosmopolitan city. It also offers some advice on how to navigate your way through the adjustment process.
Using the Foreign Housing Exclusion you can deduct the equivalent of foreign rents, utility bills (apart from telephone and cable), furniture rental, repairs, parking and more. There is a ceiling to the amount you can deduct and this ceiling is directly tied to the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion amount each year. For 2013, the maximum you can deduct is $29,280. However, if you live in a city with a higher cost of living, that amount can increase. (Read Full Tip)
Read what it's like to move to Los Angeles and live as an expat in one of the most famous cities in the world. Expats in Los Angeles enjoy a diverse city in a warm and sunny climate, where differences are celebrated as much as anywhere else in America. (Read Article)
Learn what it takes to manage the culture shock experienced when moving to Doha, Qatar. What are some of the contradictions you can expect to find there?
Greenback Tax Services helps you explore expat taxes and some of the most important things you don't know about the financial implications of living abroad. (Read Article)
An expat parent's experiences with Kiettisack International school in Vientiane, 3 campuses and Luang Prabang, Laos - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Kiettisack International school. (Read Report)