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22 August 2016

Exploring Your Pension Options In France

Your pension funds play an important role in your financial security in retirement.  You need to explore all your options, looking at the UK pension freedom, the tax implications in France and the underlying investments.  Also consider how Brexit may affect your pension planning.

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22 August 2016

The Challenges Of Estate Planning In France

If you have moved to France it is important to review your estate planning to take the French succession tax and succession law regime into account. You want to ensure that the right assets pass to the right people, at the right time and with as little tax as possible.

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22 August 2016

Weather The Sterling Storm With Assurance-Vie And Flexible Investments

If you live in France, an assurance-vie that lets you hold investments in different currencies could help you ride out post-Brexit uncertainty.

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19 August 2016

Tax Implications Of Buying Property In Mallorca

Mallorca is a great place to buy property, but you need to understand what tax you will need to pay, from purchase taxes when buying to capital gains tax when selling, as well as income, wealth and succession taxes.

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16 August 2016

Moving To Or Living In Cyprus - The Financial Essentials

There are some tax and financial essentials you need to be aware of and plan for to get the best out of living in Cyprus.

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12 August 2016

Land On Your Feet, Whatever Brexit Brings

No matter what your feelings are about Brexit, now that the storm has started to settle it is time to shift focus from the emotional to the practical. What do you need to do to make sure Brexit will not work against you as an expatriate?

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12 August 2016

Just How Low Can Interest Rates Go?

The Bank of England has made history by cutting the interest rate to 0.25%. How might this affect you and what can you do to future-proof your finances in these uncertain times?

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09 August 2016

Does Brexit Mean You Need To Review Your Financial Planning In Spain?

How will Brexit affect expatriates in Spain from a financial point of view? If you are living in Spain, now is the time to look at your financial planning to consider if and where you may need to make changes.

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08 August 2016

Brexit And The UK State Pension

What effect could Brexit have on expatriate’s state pensions?  Will they continue to receive the annual inflationary rises once the UK is no longer an EU member?

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04 August 2016

A Question Of Residence (Spain)

It is important to understand and comply with the residence rules of Spain.  If you intend to live in Spain post Brexit but have not yet officially registered your presence, it may be a good idea to get this sorted now.

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01 August 2016

Does Brexit Mean You Need To Review Your Financial Planning In France?

How will Brexit affect expatriates in France from a financial point of view? If you are living in France, now is the time to look at your financial planning to consider if and where you may need to make changes.

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22 July 2016

Will Brexit Affect Your Estate Planning In Spain?

Estate planning is a high priority for many of us. Living in Spain makes this more complicated, as you have to deal with foreign rules and also the interaction of two countries’ succession laws and tax regimes. So how will the UK’s decision to leave the EU affect estate planning in Spain?

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22 July 2016

Portugal Offers Sun, Sea And Tax Efficiency

With its beautiful scenery and warm climate, there are obvious attractions to living in Portugal. What is not so well known is that it also offers generous tax benefits that outshine many of its European neighbours.

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15 July 2016

Brexit And Expatriates’ Pensions

One area of concern for British expatriates is how the UK’s decision to leave the EU will affect their pensions. How could Brexit affect your state pension? And what about registered pension schemes and QROPS?

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15 July 2016

Are You Tax Resident In France Or UK?

Tax residency is more complex than people realise – it is not just about day counting. We often meet individuals who think they are resident in one country when in fact they meet the tax residency rules of another. Paying tax in the wrong country can produce a costly shock.

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08 July 2016

How Will Your Investment Portfolio Cope With Brexit?

British expatriates often hold on to their UK investments. Many keep on using their UK financial adviser, with the result that their financial planning is often more suitable for a UK resident than an expatriate. This can have unexpected consequences.

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08 July 2016

Living With Brexit

As the UK prepares to start a new chapter in its history, this has created uncertainty for British expatriates living in the EU. There are many questions and theories about what will happen next, but the process of exiting the EU will take at least two years, maybe longer.

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01 July 2016

What Does The Brexit Result Mean For UK Expatriates?

While there is much uncertainty around Brexit, UK expatriates have extra concerns like residency and healthcare. Will it be all change ahead or steady as she goes?

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01 July 2016

Modelo 720 Proves Profitable

Latest data on the Spanish Modelo 720 regime to target tax avoidance shows it has proved costly for many… and that ignorance is no defence.

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01 July 2016

Tax-Free Opportunities Await You In Portugal

Thinking about moving to Portugal for a lifestyle change or to soak up some sunshine in your retirement years? Did you know you could also enjoy years of generous tax breaks by moving here?

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