The Interest Rate Debate

The news that UK inflation had risen even more than expected re-ignited the debate as to when the Bank of…

Don?t Bury Your Head In The Sand, Warns UK Taxman

The crackdown on offshore tax evasion is intensifying in the UK. Arrests have been made; the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility is…

QROPS ? Helping Improve Your UK Pension For Your Life Overseas

Whenever you take any wealth management decisions, whether it?s investment, tax planning or pensions, they should be based on your…

How Will The New UK Pension Rules Affect You?

On 6th April this year new regulations for UK pensions come into effect. All UK pension holders will be affected,…

Spain?s Latest Austerity Measures Are Now In Force ? But Could We Be Facing More Tax Rises?

The austerity budget for 2011 was passed by Spain?s parliament just before Christmas by the thin margin of 177 votes…

Is Your Financial Planning Ready For 2011?

Here we are at the start of another New Year, a time where we tend to wonder what the next…

Are Banks Facing More Tough Times In 2011?

Now that we are in 2011 it should be a fair enough assumption that the bank failures we saw back…

Tax Implications Of Owning A Property In Spain

If you own, or are thinking of buying, property here in Spain, you need to be aware of all the…

What Does 2011 Hold In Store For Interest Rates?

2010 started with the Bank of England and European Central Bank base interest rates at the historic lows of 0.5%…

Another Very Taxing Year ? Part 1

At the end of last year I wrote an article on how 2009 would go down in financial history as…

Another Very Taxing Year ? Part 2

Following on from the global financial crisis, in 2010 countries worldwide began the painful process of slashing their budget deficits…

French Tax News For 2011

As we approach the start of another new year, what new taxes or changes do we have to contend with…

Reasons To Be Cheerful

If the start of the festive season is not enough to put a smile on your face, perhaps these encouraging…

Troubles in the Eurozone?

The future of the Eurozone and its single currency was squarely back in the spotlight following the ?85 billion bail…

Spain?s Tax Exchange Agreement With Gibraltar Nears Signing

A Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) between Spain and Gibraltar has been agreed and is awaiting final adjustments before being…

Investors To Pay More Tax In France

If you own investments including shares, OIECS, investment trusts and property, the major changes proposed in the French Finance Bill…