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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...
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In the face of higher taxes across Europe, we create tax-efficient investment strategies designed to preserve the value of your assets...
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05 December 2013
UK Autumn Statement 2013 – Capital Gains Tax on UK Property
On 5th December, UK Chancellor George Osborne announced in his Autumn Statement that non-UK residents will be liable to capital gains tax on gains arising on disposals of UK residential property from 6th April 2015.
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04 December 2013
New Tax Information Exchange Agreements
The UK Crown Dependencies have signed their new agreements with the UK to automatically exchange tax information. Agreements are also in progress with Spain. Spain and Portugal have agreed to strengthen automatic exchange of information on tax matters.
03 December 2013
A Tale of Two Leavers
HMRC are catching up with people over their tax residence position several years ago. There are two recent ‘landmark’ cases that are diametrically opposed.
26 November 2013
Assurance Vie Update - Good News
An early Christmas present from the French authorities. In spite of all the press speculation, Assurance Vie policies were left largely untouched in the official announcements made on 13th November.
12 November 2013
Wealth Management Today
The tax planning, investment and general wealth management landscape has changed considerably since the start of the 21st century. This has brought renewed emphasis on wealth preservation, and professional advice is more important than ever before.
19 November 2013
The Importance Of Long-Term Relationships
Many British nationals have made their home abroad. You have to deal with unfamiliar local bureaucracy and a foreign tax system. Specialist advice is not only invaluable, but in most cases essential. Your choice of financial adviser is fundamental.
UK Taxman Acts On Swiss Bank Data
A new landmark tax agreement between Switzerland and the UK has been generating much activity this year. UK taxpayers had to choose between disclosure and steep withholding taxes, and the UK authorities are now following this up.
Blevins Franks Financial Management Limited is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority in the UK, reference number 179731. Where advice is provided overseas, via the Insurance Mediation Directive from Malta, the regulatory system differs in some respects from that of the UK. Blevins Franks Trustees Limited is authorised and regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority for the administration of trusts and companies. Blevins Franks Tax Limited’s advisers only give taxation advice and are fully qualified.