How does the France / UK double tax treaty on inheritances affect you?

France and the UK have a double tax treaty in place that can affect the way in which your successors…

Inflation concerns today and planning for the future

Inflation is causing concern in across the EU and in the UK. It has been climbing steadily since last summer,…

UK inheritance tax and domicile – what you need to know today

UK inheritance tax follows you around the world since it’s based on domicile, not residence. You could live abroad long…

How UK investments are taxed in Spain

How are UK investments taxed in Spain? And is it worth reviewing the current structures of your assets to see…

Do you still have bank accounts, or savings and investments, in the UK?

UK-based banks continue to ask EU-resident clients to close their accounts following Brexit, and now National Savings & Investments is…

UK Chancellor’s Spring Budget 2022

Chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced the Spring Budget on 23 March 2022. Although the statement does not present…

Downsizing your property – is it time?

Downsizing your property can bring various financial benefits. With careful planning, you could unlock retirement funds and potentially tax-efficient income,…

How significant is the impact of inflation on your savings?

Inflation is surging in both the EU and the UK. Since even low levels can impact your savings over the…

How is income from UK assets taxed in France?

How is income sourced from the UK taxed in France, and is it tax-efficient for UK expatriates to keep hold…

Why you need to know where you are domiciled

Where you are domiciled has a substantial effect on your estate planning, as it determines whether or not your worldwide…

When is your tax freedom day?

How long does it take to earn money for yourself instead of the taxman? “Tax freedom day” varies greatly by…

Tax residence in France and UK – Are you paying tax in the right place?

‘Tax Residence’ has been a big topic amongst British expatriates in France, and those hoping to move there over recent…

UK Autumn Budget 2021 – A focus on economic recovery

The UK autumn budget, the Chancellor’s second budget of the year, was notably lacking any significant changes to Qualifying Recognised…

UK inheritance tax collection reaches £6 billion – will your family be affected?

The UK inheritance tax (IHT) haul continues to set new records as it rakes in £6bn for 2021. This 19%…

Does your cross-border tax planning stand up to today’s scrutiny?

Over 100 countries are now automatically sharing information on taxpayers to expose tax evasion – and local tax offices are…