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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.

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18 April 2014

French Tax Return Time

If you live in France you need to submit your income tax return for 2013 by 20th May.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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12 March 2014

Living In France – Getting The Best Out Of Your UK Pension Fund

Your wealth management structures should be designed around your personal circumstances and objectives. This includes your investments, tax planning and pension funds. When your circumstances change you need to review and amend your arrangements accordingly, and both moving to France and retirement are significant life changes.

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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...

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