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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.
01 October 2014
UK Pension Reforms and Drawdown
The new pension regime coming into effect on 6th April 2015 provides much more flexibility for drawdown pensions. Many people will want to take advantage of this, but it is important to consider all the implications to establish what will be most beneficial for your personal situation.
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The Keys To Successful Investment
In today’s world has become harder for investors to create and manage a portfolio which will achieve real returns, while matching their specific needs and risk profile.
23 September 2014
Could Portugal Be A Tax Haven For You?
Are you planning to move to Portugal, or thinking about it? A scheme for new residents can provide substantial tax benefits.
The Long Arm Of UK Taxation – Changes Affecting Expatriates
British expatriates are generally pleased to have left UK taxation behind them. However you still need to understand how the UK tax regime may continue to affect you and your heirs, and follow any proposed tax reforms. There are a few changes at the moment that may impact you.
16 September 2014
At Last… Napoleonic Succession Law Now Avoidable For Foreigners Living in France
One of the most worrying issues facing retired UK nationals living in France is succession law which imposes strict restrictions on how residents can divide up their estate. From next August a new EU Directive will allow expatriates to distribute their estate in accordance with the law of their nationality. This only applies to succession law, and not to succession tax.
12 September 2014
Update On The Spanish Tax Reform
The income tax rates and thresholds will change next year, under reforms aimed primarily at lower income individuals and families. There are some other changes which may affect you.
04 September 2014
Pension Lump Sums – A New Second Option
HMRC has published its draft Taxation of Pensions Bill, covering the new pension freedom to apply from 6th April 2015. It includes the opportunity to take lump sums from uncrystallised funds.