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Repatriation

The act of an individual or company bringing foreign capital into a home country and converting it to the domestic currency. Generally speaking, an individual who repatriates capital is usually converting foreign earnings into his/her home country's currency, perhaps in the process of moving back to the home country after having a job abroad. A company that repatriates capital is usually bringing over the returns on foreign investment. Repatriation can expose the individual or company to foreign exchange risk.

repatriate

To bring home assets that are currently held in a foreign country. Domestic corporations are frequently taxed on the profits that they repatriate, a factor inducing the firms to leave overseas the profits earned there.
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At this, the court ordered the Interior Ministry to facilitate the families and lawyers to access these repatriated Bagram detainees.
In the past four months, the bodies of four Lebanese and four other civilians were repatriated from Israel, the ICRC said.
After the meeting, Shigeru and his wife Sakie, 71, said it is good that those repatriated from North Korea have adapted themselves to life in Japan.
The three young men's remains were repatriated at RAF Lyneham in Chippenham, Wiltshire.
corporations could elect to receive an 85% DRD for eligible cash dividends repatriated from their non-U.
Investigations by the Defense Department found that nearly 68 percent related to Americans who were accounted for, such as repatriated prisoners of war, missionaries or civilians jailed at various times for violation of Vietnamese laws.
In Spain, the company has repatriated an average of two bodies to Latin America per month.
According to the Wall Street Journal, over 400 companies have announced $222 billion in repatriated foreign earnings so far.
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company interested in taking advantage of this unprecedented opportunity should first assess how much of its foreign subsidiaries' earnings would be eligible for the reduced tax rate if they were repatriated.
Another provision from the act cuts the tax rate on profits repatriated from abroad for about one year, to 5.