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A warm welcome to Expat Republic!

Thanks for being part of the Expat Republic family (http://www.expatrepublic.com/)! With events running across The Netherlands you're bound to find some really cool folks you can connect with. We hold various events on a regular basis aimed at bringing people together and having good old fashion fun. Please let us know if you'd like to be an event host or organizer: http://www.expatrepublic.com/contact/

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Special thank you to Beacon Financial Education for being our meetup group sponsor. They provide a myriad of education and information regarding investments and financial matters. Please do checkout their website and book an appointment with a financial advisor (http://beaconfinancialeducation.org/freeconsultation?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=Expat%20Republic&utm_campaign=Free%20Consultation&mc_cid=63edfbdacd&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d&mc_cid=63edfbdacd&mc_eid=%5BUNIQID%5D)

Upcoming events (5)

Executive MBA Alumni Panel & Networking Reception

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Join an exclusive networking cocktail in Amsterdam on Tuesday, September 17th. Connect with some of the world’s top business schools, Executive MBA alumni and business leaders during this VIP event! Each Premier Executive MBA event features a school alumni panel and networking session with executive education teams and former students from the Top 50 Executive MBA programmes in the world (Financial Times 2018). The event will allow you to learn more about the details and advantages of the EMBA and GEMBA degrees, and will provide all the information you need to develop your career and network in a private, exclusive location. The Premier EMBA Experience - Connect with executive education experts in the Top 50 EMBA rankings (Financial Times 2018) such as Rotterdam School of Management, Chicago Booth, Kellogg – WHU, IMD, ESCP Europe, IE Business School, Copenhagen Business School and more. - Discuss your career path and ambitions with business leaders from leading global and local companies. - Join a panel discussion with Executive MBA alumni from international business schools, - Learn more about the details and advantages of the EMBA and GEMBA degrees, and receive all the information you need to develop your career and network in a private, exclusive location. - Learn more about executive education, its ROI, and the EMBA experience from business school alumni. - Network with fellow business executives, top global talent and leaders in a prestigious and exclusive location - Meet executive education teams during optional, private 1 on 1 meetings To become an exclusive guest, register here: http://bit.ly/33qE8nv Exclusive benefits of the event in Amsterdam By joining the event, you’ll have the chance to receive feedback on your eligibility and suitability for the EMBA programmes directly from their teams and alumni. All event attendees also gain access to the Premier EMBA candidate platform on which you’ll find additional resources about executive education and career development. Event attendees will also be able to sign up for an individual career consulting session with an executive coach. Registration To become an exclusive guest, register via: http://bit.ly/33qE8nv

The Financial Implications Of Being An American Expat

Are you an American or International with a U.S. nexus? Living overseas is a great experience, but at the start of your cross-border professional career or when you decided to move abroad to be a loved one, you might not have been aware what the financial implications of being an American abroad could be. Did you know you would always have to file U.S. taxes on your worldwide income? To many, it still comes as a surprise! But since the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), financial and tax planning has become more challenging, and for many Americans overseas it’s the cause of headache. After all, not complying with U.S. tax regulations may result in bank account lockouts or severe penalties. What’s the webinar about? The webinar will discuss the following topics: - Who is a U.S. person for tax purposes? - Understanding the implications of U.S. FATCA - Filing U.S. expatriate taxes for Americans overseas - Reporting Foreign Bank & Financial Accounts (FBAR) - Resolving FATCA & PFICs issues - Having problems investing in Europe - Offsetting U.S. tax liabilities with an investment portfolio - and much more… Details When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Time: 08:00PM CEST The Webinar will take approximately 45 minutes. Register for this Webinar: http://bit.ly/2lxN74G Host David Bellingham CEO & Director at Black Swan Capital Europe David has over 20 years international financial services leadership experience across 6 countries and 3 continents. Having entered the industry in the 1990s as a financial advisor he has led and consulted to companies across Australia, Asia, UK and Europe.

Learn To Rollover Your 401K Into An Individual Retirement Account

Do you have a 401k? Are you a cross border professional, have you worked in the United States and do you still have a 401k? That could be a big mistake! Find out during our webinar how you can rollover your 401k into an Individual Retirement Account and how you can regain control of your pension and retirement assets. What’s the webinar about? The webinar will discuss the following topics: - The differences between a 401k and an IRA - Why it might be interesting for you to consider a 401k/ IRA rollover - The advantages of an IRA compared to a 401k - Information on the rollover process. Details When: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Time: 08:00PM CEST The Webinar will take approximately 30 minutes. Register for this Webinar: http://bit.ly/2kr6NXN Host David Bellingham CEO & Director at Black Swan Capital Europe David has over 20 years international financial services leadership experience across 6 countries and 3 continents. Having entered the industry in the 1990s as a financial advisor he has led and consulted to companies across Australia, Asia, UK and Europe.

Professional Networking for HR Professionals

INK Hotel Amsterdam - MGallery by Sofitel

Join us for an evening of professional networking with other Human Resources Professionals! This event is for those looking to expand their professional network in the field of Human Resources. This event is about connecting you with other HR people who can be of assistance and vice versa. Need a sounding board for something? come by. The larger your network the better. This event is also suitable for those looking to make the move into HR. The event is free however registration is appreciated so we can inform the venue. Register via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/professional-networking-for-hr-professionals-sponsored-by-blue-umbrella-tickets-71714444835 We encourage you to bring: Ideas or topics of discussion which interest you in the field of HR What you need help with. Challenges you're facing with your career or HR related issues. Suggestions of how you can help others. Industries, jobs or companies you'd like to work with. Our community is approximately 100,000 members and we're excited to see how we can help you! We'll meet at 18:45 at INK Hotel in the Pressrom. Everyone pays for their own consumption at the bar. Please ask for Expat Republic when you arrive and the staff will show you the way :o) Register via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/professional-networking-for-hr-professionals-sponsored-by-blue-umbrella-tickets-71714444835 (when you arrive go to the Pressroom) About our sponsor Blue Umbrella Whether you employ staff, employ yourself as main director of a business (DGA), or hire a domestic servant, you are required to provide payslips, maintain a payroll administration and file your monthly payroll taxes. A sheer complex task we can do for you. Blue Umbrella provides an online secure and personal portal to each of your staff members. Unlimited support, directly accessible by phone, e-mail or website relieves your Human Resources department from many – and often broad – queries from your staff. In order to help your international staff to stay compliant with the Dutch tax rules and regulations, we have a broad set of tax services, which include among others, the following features: online payroll administration online HR administration support income tax return filing provisional income tax return handling of all types of income tax return filings (P, M, C) handling of 30 percent ruling applications handling of motor tax handling of all correspondence with the Dutch Tax Office lodging of appeal with the Dutch Tax Office handling of all allowances dealing with various benefits arrangements See you there, Expat Republic & Blue Umbrella

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