The prospect of finding your feet in an unfamiliar place can be one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of making the decision to become an expat. Bonnie shares some ideas on how to make it easier to settle into a new country.
If you are a non-resident for Australian tax purposes, then you will be liable for non-resident withholding tax on certain types of income in Australia. We explain.
Moving house is always a big deal, but moving abroad presents a whole new level of things to do and think about. Not only do your precious belongings have to arrive safely, but they also need to go through the customs process and a whole lot of paperwork that may not be in English. It’s […]
Whether it’s for work, family, or a new adventure, moving overseas can be a daunting experience, so having the peace-of-mind knowing that you’ll receive the same level of health care in your destination country goes a long way in making the move that little bit easier.
You will often hear Australian expats talk about whether they are a resident or non-resident for Australian tax purposes. But why is this important and what are the implications?
As an Australian Expat do you know what your obligations are with respect to voting in Australian elections while living overseas? The Queensland government has just called an election for 25 November, and a by-election for the Federal seat of New England will occur on 2 December following the High Court ruling on Barnaby Joyce’s […]
Although the Australian dollar remains one of the top 5 most-traded currencies and one of the three primary commodity currencies, it’s still vulnerable to market changes. In order to predict these changes and how they will affect your investments, we have created a short guide that will help you better understand the factors affecting movements […]
In 2009, a man known only to the world as Satoshi Nakamoto released a revolutionary piece of software on the internet. Initially, the technology was disregarded by the online community and it was only used for illegal dark net transactions. Today, this technology is so powerful that governments are creating regulations for it and its […]
Tips to save money when moving abroad You’ve made the decision to move abroad, now comes the planning and preparation. For the smart traveler, getting things right in advance is the key to success. Make sure that your research is done and most importantly, ensure that you have everything costed correctly to avoid any […]
You may hear the term ‘deep vein thrombosis’ when flying and your airline may even recommend certain in-flight exercises to prevent it from happening to you on long plane journeys. But do you even know what deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is, and how it can affect you?
Travelling internationally with your pet? We get a few handy hints to help you get prepared from one of Jetpets resident vets – Katherine.
We reported in May, that as a result of the 2017 Australian federal budget, there would be some pending changes to capital gains tax on the main residence for foreign residents and Australian expats (Australians living abroad). At the time, it wasn’t quite clear from the budget papers exactly how it would work, and who […]
Taking medication overseas can literally be a matter of life or death, so it’s essential to pay real attention and plan ahead if you require regular medication when you move or travel abroad.