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Living abroad has many attractions, but it is not without its drawbacks.
Unfamiliar local bureaucracy and a foreign tax system can be very confusing, especially when the rules frequently change. To confuse matters, you may also still be liable to some UK taxes.
In today’s economic climate, wealth preservation has become extremely
difficult to achieve without the help of good advice. There are a number of
major threats to the preservation of your wealth.
Our raison d’être is to provide a service to our clients which enables them to enjoy a tax-efficient income and preserve the value of their wealth, not only during their lifetime but also through to the next generation.
23 April 2014
UK’s Tough New Penalties For Offshore Tax Evasion
The UK government has taken another significant step forward in its war against hidden offshore bank accounts, announcing plans to make it easier to prosecute offshore evaders, with a possible prison sentence for those found guilty.
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Spanish Succession Tax and Andalucía
Besides considering your personal tax planning, you may also wish to consider the impact of Spanish succession tax on your heirs and how you can reduce this liability for them.
18 April 2014
EU Agrees New Savings Tax Directive
EU Member States have formally adopted the revised Savings Tax Directive, in a move described as a major step forward in the fight against tax evasion.
French Tax Return Time
If you live in France you need to submit your income tax return for 2013 by 20th May.
10 April 2014
UK Capital Gains Tax Charge on Residential Property For Non-Residents
The UK government has published its consultation document proposing how the new capital gains tax charge on residential property owned by non-UK residents could work.
04 April 2014
The UK Budget – How Does It Affect You?
The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his Budget to Parliament on 19th March. By far the biggest surprise was the announcement of a complete overhaul to the pension regime. Here is a summary of the issues that may affect British expatriates.
26 March 2014
The End Of Financial Privacy
Over the last 15 years we have reported on a number of new initiatives to clamp down on offshore tax evasion, each one whittling away at financial privacy as we knew it. We will now soon see the introduction of a global automatic exchange of financial information, covering a wide range of income.
18 March 2014
Be Careful Who You Trust With Your Money
Many people take financial advice to protect their assets from tax and inflation and to provide financial security for a long and comfortable retirement. What many do not realise, however, is that their choice of adviser is probably the most important financial decision they need to make.
06 February 2014
Form S1 for early retirees
Up until now, Form S1 gives people who are leaving the UK and who have made recent National Insurance contributions in the UK a period of healthcare in France or Spain funded by the UK...