A Guide to Separation & Child Custody in Italy

A Guide to Separation & Child Custody in Italy

Family law in Italy is undergoing significant changes, recognizing the diverse needs of families going through separation. Courts are now open to solutions that benefit children, with the priority of ...

Overcoming the Language Barrier

Overcoming the Language Barrier

Moving to Milan brings excitement but also the challenge of adapting to a new language environment. This guide aims to provide insights and recommendations for those recently arrived in Milan and deal...

What Are Expats & Where Do They Live?

What Are Expats & Where Do They Live?

What is an Expat? The word “expat”, short for “expatriate” literally means “outside your native country (ex patria)”, so expats are basically people who live abroad. Expats are often distinguished fro...

Free Online US Tax Preparation Software Options for Americans Abroad

Free Online US Tax Preparation Software Options for Americans Abroad

Earlier this month, the IRS announced the 2024 tax filing season will open on January 29, I’ve already received emails from people asking about how to file their US tax return for this year. For Ameri...

An Amazing Year for the Milan Scottish Country Dancers

An Amazing Year for the Milan Scottish Country Dancers

The main reason why this has been an amazing year for the Milan Scottish Country Dancers (MSCD) is obvious: 2022-2023 was the first complete period of normal activity after the tiresome Covid restrict...

Americans in Italy, it’s already election time!

Americans in Italy, it’s already election time!

Article by Nancy Fina, National Chair at Democrats Abroad Italy Now is the time to request your ballot to vote in the November 8 midterms. All U.S. citizens can vote from Italy, but to do so you need ...

UK Nationals in Italy, Know Your Rights

UK Nationals in Italy, Know Your Rights

Many questions still remain unanswered for UK nationals living in Italy regarding the Withdrawal agreement. The British Embassy in Rome is persistently working to keep UK nationals in Italy informed. ...

Portraits of Italian Women

Portraits of Italian Women

Ritratti di Donne (Portraits of women) Present-day Italy told through the stories of ten women, protagonists of the Italian cultural and creative scene, a project by Italiana Language Creativity Cultu...

Feb 26, 2020 – UK Expats Facebook Q&A

Feb 26, 2020 – UK Expats Facebook Q&A

Are you a UK national living in Italy? Do you have a question about your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU? British Embassy staff will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday 26 Febru...

A Message to British Nationals in Italy from Jill Morris British Embassy Rome

A Message to British Nationals in Italy from Jill Morris British Embassy Rome

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy RomeIssue No. 14Friday 31 January 2020 To British Nationals in Italy, The UK is today leaving the EU with a Deal – a formal Exit Tr...

AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO AN “AMERICAN TOWN HALL” 

AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO AN “AMERICAN TOWN HALL” 

EVENT:  The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is hosting an “American Town Hall” event for U.S. citizens in northern Italy.  Consulate staff will provide information on consular services available to U....

Oily thoughts… oil prices at the dawn of Brexit

Oily thoughts… oil prices at the dawn of Brexit

I have been around Italy a lot in the last few months. I hit a busy time and when the calls come I hit the road. However, one thing has struck me more than most in the last few months and that is that...

Bacon, butlers and Spanish nudists – Foreign Office reveals latest top ten bizarre requests from Brits abroad

Bacon, butlers and Spanish nudists – Foreign Office reveals latest top ten bizarre requests from Brits abroad

Confused callers looked to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for advice on bizarre issues ranging from where to buy English bacon in Europe, how to recruit a butler in Lebanon and how to avoid...

Save thousands of dollars on your US expat taxes

Save thousands of dollars on your US expat taxes

Introduction to the Foreign Housing Exclusion There may be a deduction you haven’t heard of that can save you thousands of dollars on your US expat taxes. There are quite a few critical tax breaks whi...

Exposing Seven Myths about the Rules of US Expat Taxes

Exposing Seven Myths about the Rules of US Expat Taxes

If you are a US expat, there are a few myths surrounding US expat taxes about which you should be aware. As a US Expat, you probably receive a lot of conflicting information. There are some common myt...

UK expats vote in the EU Referendum

UK expats vote in the EU Referendum

UK expats: don’t miss out, you may be able to vote in the EU Referendum. Today, the 4 February, I join the Electoral Commission in the launch of a day of dedicated activities to encourage British expa...

U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad

U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad

If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, the rules for filing income, estate, and gift tax returns and paying estimated tax are generally the same whether you are in the United States or abroad. Y...

UK Expats Register to Vote from Overseas

UK Expats Register to Vote from Overseas

This is the first UK General Election where people can register to vote online. The Electoral Commission hopes that the new online process will encourage more UK nationals living overseas to register ...

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