Legal

Articles on legal issues for digital nomads, freelancers and remote workers.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Where is it legal to be a digital nomad?

In which countries is it legal, to any extent, to work on a tourist visa?

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016

If you don't have a residence, where do you pay taxes as a European citizen?

If you don’t have a residence, where do you pay taxes as a European citizen?

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

Legality of remote work in other countries?

Are there any resources for figuring out if it’s legal to work remotely for a company based out of X country in Y other country?

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016

US Nomads, do you maintain an official residence for legal matters?

I’m very curious how US citizens who are traveling inside the US for extended periods of time (say, 6+ mo) handle things like taxes, health insurance, vehicle registration, voter registration, banking, etc. Many of our legal and business systems seem to require that you have an official residence in a particular state.

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015

Law, jurisdiction and the digital nomad [PDF]

Free movement is a central notion of the European community, and the Internet provides the capability for individuals to live a locationless existence, running their businesses and providing services from wherever they happen to be. However, whilst cyberspace may be without borders, the laws of physical countries still apply; and, for digital nomads, determining which laws apply, and which courts have jurisdiction, is no easy task.