Deadline Extended for UK?s Tax Disclosure Facility

The deadline for the UK offshore tax ?amnesty? - the New Disclosure Opportunity (NDO) - has been extended by five weeks to allow more time for taxpayers to come forward. The announcement came jus

Proposed Spanish Tax Increases ? Can You Avoid Them?

In just a couple of weeks we?ll be welcoming in 2010. As with the start of any new year we?ll wonder what it will bring. Unfortunately, one assumption we can make about next year is that we?ll b

The Role Of Guarantees In Underpinning Your Investment Portfolio

Stockmarkets have surged over the last 8 months ? investors with previously invested equity portfolios have seen a significant recovery, while those who bought shares/equity funds this year have m

UK's Offshore Financial Centres Must Raise Taxes Says Treasury Report

A UK Treasury report has said that its Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies must improve standards on financial regulation and find new ways of raising tax.

The Ups And Downs Of Sterling - Can You Avoid Them?

Sterling has again been on a bit of a rollercoaster ride as the markets react to every bit of news on the UK economy. It?s anyone?s guess at the moment as to when we will see improvement ? or eve

UK Inflation Report Forecasts Faster Growth For The Economy

The Bank of England?s (BoE) November quarterly Inflation Report was more dovish than expected, coming as it did after the UK?s disappointing third quarter data the previous month and Fitch?s warni

Imminent Deadline For UK Tax Disclosure Facility

Time is fast running out for UK tax evaders to wipe the slate clean with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) under the New Disclosure Opportunity (NDO). The date is imminent ? 30th November

Interest Rates V Stockmarkets

Interest rates are set to remain low for another five years. Sterling could fall further. More tax rises are inevitable. The public deficit is growing. The recession is not yet over. All in a

Tax Rises In Spain

Expatriates living in Spain have been hammered by the weakening Sterling to Euro exchange rate, negligible interest rates, pension restrictions and the fall out of the credit crunch. Now they als

Tax Rises In France

Across Europe tax rises seem to be on the march upwards. The financial crisis has greatly spurred this on, but governments also have the ongoing issue of aging populations to deal with.