Taxes Abroad

Don't forget about your taxes when working abroad!Tax breaks to the tune of a tidy sum are a major incentive to get you tapping your feet to the beat of the jobs-abroad drum. The chance of a tempting tax break when you return from working abroad is a seriously seductive offer and yet another good reason to head off overseas.

Don’t go off key…

To make sure you make the most of your overseas employment, and don’t hit a bum note, make sure you obey all the hard and fast tax rules in your country of choice. It’s not as hard as you think – if you are on an established job program, or paid teaching course, these tax questions will be all-inclusive to support you will get from your chosen program. Make sure you don’t get caught in a tax trap; don’t get caught out, make your contributions.

Taxing tunes…

If you head off to Australia or New Zealand, you will need to make sure you get a Tax File Number when you are working Down Under, so you can pay all the relevant taxes while you are working abroad. Taxes are also payable in the USA, but your prospective employers should be able to provide you with more information about what is required.

Burst into song…

A range of fantastic job search programs are available all over the world, and can not only set you up with tax numbers but can help you sort out tax refunds on your return home. Yes, you heard right…the amazing news is you can file a tax return when you come back from any of these countries and you may be liable for a hefty tax rebate, meaning you could head home to a working windfall! As if you needed any more good reasons to look for paid work abroad. It almost makes you want to burst into song… almost.

Jump on the tax break bandwagon and be wowed by the perks of working abroad!