UK General Election – how the result could impact tax and pensions

With the UK General Election fast approaching, we look at the tax and pension elements contained in the Conservative and…

Capital gains tax – what British expatriates in France need to know

Capital gains tax impacts many people and UK nationals living in France need to follow both the French and UK…

It’s time to submit your income tax return in Portugal

The deadline for submitting income tax returns in Portugal is approaching on 30 June 2024. This marks the final date…

Look beyond property to unlock investment potential

Property is a solid, reliable investment that holds its value, right? For many people, investing in bricks and mortar by…

Geopolitical risk – investing in an unpredictable world

Geopolitical risk has become an increasingly significant factor influencing global investment decisions. This article explores the complexities around the geopolitical…

Income tax return time in Spain

Have you submitted your income tax return in Spain?   You have until 1 July to declare the income and gains…

Spain to end the golden visa – how does this impact UK nationals?

The Spanish government has announced its intention to end Spain’s golden visa.  Once ratified, non-EU nationals will no longer be…

Income tax in France – it’s income tax, but not as we know it

Income tax in France can be more complex than you might anticipate – for both residents and non-residents. From the…

Living in Cyprus and thinking of selling your UK property? Weigh up the pros and cons

For British expatriates living in Cyprus, weighing the decision to sell UK property involves considerations beyond mere investment, including future…

French income tax return – tax return portal opens for 2023 declarations

French income tax returns are due in May/early June 2024. Find out the deadlines, rates, and what French residents and…

Making a home in Spain? Five financial essentials to consider

Making a new home in Spain? If you are quite new to living in Spain or in the process of…

Is your Balearics tax planning up to date for 2024?

There have been two significant tax reforms in the Balearic Islands over the last year, so here we look at…

The UK tax residence test and expatriates – are you sure you have escaped UK taxation?

The UK statutory residence test determines whether or not individuals are resident in the UK for tax purposes. It can…

Financial planning issues British expatriates overlook or get wrong in France

Financial planning issues UK nationals face when moving to or living in France are compounded if they have not adequately…

Portuguese capital gains tax – understanding the main home and reinvestment reliefs

Will you have to pay Portuguese capital gains tax when selling a property? In Portugal, only half the gain is…