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Expat Guide to Living Abroad

Whether you're already living abroad or preparing to move overseas, our Expat Guide to Living Overseas can help guide you. For answers to specific questions, use our Country Forums to talk with other expats and retirees already living abroad.

Additional Articles
Property France: A Great French Estate Agent

Buying property in France? David Seymour offers advice on how to choose a good French estate agent.

Are You A US Person Thinking Of Accepting A Foreign Assignment? Some US Tax Matters You Should Know Before You Accept!

From the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (Form 2555) to tax considerations for the self-employed expatriate, this article provides a comprehensive checklist of information for the US person to consider prior to accepting an assignment outside the US.

To Be or Not to Be Self-Employed Versus Employed On a Foreign Assignment Outside the US

Strohl explores the expat tax implications of being self employed while living abroad.

Renovating French Properties

While many have successfully renovated French properties, be sure to do your research and know what you're getting into before deciding to purchase a property that needs extensive updates. David Seymour gives some insight.

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE), Housing Exclusion (HE) and Housing Deduction (HD) And TIPRA (Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005)

Effective January 1, 2006 as amended by IRC Sec. 515 of the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005 (TIPRA) that until this date the first $80,000 earned overseas was excluded from US taxation, with the next dollar earned overseas treated as though it were the first dollar of income and taxed at the very lowest tax bracket.

Skiing in France

The French Alps is home to some of the world's best skiing -- from Chamonix to La Plagne to Meribel.

London Schools: A good school in London for the learning disabled

Centre Academy in Southwest London is an international school that also provides tremendous support for children with learning disabilities.

Buying a Second Home in France

Thinking about buying a second home in France? David Seymour discusses types of homes, regions, cost of living in France and more.

Transitioning in France: How to prepare for a Smooth Move to France

Helpful guide for those moving to France and relocating within France. Information about setting up and terminating rental contracts, water, taxes, Carte Gris, electricity and gas service, insurance, telephone service, postal service and more.

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Moving-OverseasNow is the Time To Dream of Living Abroad

People all over the world dream of being an expat. Living in another country is an experience unlike any other, and now is definitely the time to explore what it would mean to take the plunge.

People all over the world dream of being an expat. Living in another country is an experience unlike any other, and now is definitely the time to explore what it would mean to take the plunge....

Latin-AmericaExpats Talk About The Biggest Challenges They Face Living in Latin America

Expats talk about some of the biggest challenges they've faced living in Latin America. Whether you're moving to Panama City or Punta del Este, this article is a must read to help you prepare (hint: you'll be much happier if you learn the language) and adjust your expectations (realities: the roads are rough, the pace of life is slower and bureaucracy is unavoidable). Despite all of the challenges, the list of what expats like about life in Latin America far exceeds the challenges.

Expats talk about some of the biggest challenges they've faced living in Latin America. Whether you're moving to Panama City or Punta del Este, this article is a must read to help you prepare (hint:...

Cost-of-LivingCost of Living: Costa Rica vs. Panama

People considering a move to Central America often narrow down their list to Panama and Costa Rica. Expats talk about the cost of living in Panama and Costa Rica - housing costs, gas, car, electric, internet, groceries, budgets for various lifestyles and more.

People considering a move to Central America often narrow down their list to Panama and Costa Rica. Expats talk about the cost of living in Panama and Costa Rica - housing costs, gas, car, electric, ...

Retirement-In-San-Isidro-de-HerediaAn Expat Shares What it's Like Retiring in San Isidro de Heredia, Costa Rica

Why retire in San Isidro de Heredia, Costa Rica? Can you live on $1,000 or $2,000 a month? How difficult is it if you aren't fluent in Spanish when you first arrive? A retiree who arrived in Costa Rica a month ago answers these and other questions.

Why retire in San Isidro de Heredia, Costa Rica? Can you live on $1,000 or $2,000 a month? How difficult is it if you aren't fluent in Spanish when you first arrive? A retiree who arrived in Costa ...

Moving-To-PortoAn Expat Talks about Moving to Porto, Portugal

An expat talks about moving to Porto, Portugal - moving costs, renting a condo, the lower cost of living in Porto and more.

An expat talks about moving to Porto, Portugal - moving costs, renting a condo, the lower cost of living in Porto and more....

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