Tax freedom day – how much of your income do you lose to tax?

Tax freedom day varies greatly by country, but good tax planning can help reduce your tax burden, wherever you live.…

UK autumn budget 2022

Having taken the decision to scrap the previous mini budget released in September, Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt released…

Understanding UK pensions – 6 key things you need to know

Understanding pensions can be a little difficult with all of the complexities involved. This article briefly clarifies six key things…

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…

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

The UK statutory residence test determines whether individuals are resident in the UK for tax purposes. It can continue to…

Events leading up to the UK autumn budget 2022

On 23 September, Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng released the UK autumn budget outlining several tax cuts – he has since been…

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 beneficiaries…

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,…

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…

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…