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Lower Pension Allowance Doesn't Have to Mean Higher Taxes for Expatriates in France

A reduced lifetime pension allowance could put your UK retirement savings in the firing line for 55% tax, but expatriates in France can find opportunities to safeguard their pension funds.

Are You Ready For Exchange Of Information With France?

From January 2016, financial institutions in over 50 countries around the world began collecting information on their clients and their accounts. This data will be passed onto the clients’ country of residence in 2017. Cross-border taxation can get complex for expatriates, and it is important to make sure you are correctly declaring your income and paying tax in the right country.

When Is Your Tax Freedom Day?

Tax freedom day is the day each year when you finally stop working to pay tax to the government, and start earning money for yourself. If you are lucky enough to be retired you are still faced with tax on your savings, investments and pensions. Tax planning is an important part of protecting your wealth in retirement.

Tax Planning For France In Today's World

You need to be extra careful with your tax planning these days. Make sure it is up to date with all the various tax changes and is fully compliant. You also want to check that you are not paying more tax than necessary.

Portugal's 2017 Budget: Will you be affected?

Portugal's proposed budget for 2017 includes the introduction of a new 'wealth tax' to apply to Portuguese properties worth over €600,000 and phasing out of the income tax surtax.

Proposed Tax Reforms for Comunidad Valenciana Region

The Valencian government has recently announced new rules related to personal income tax and succession and gift tax that are expected to apply in this Spanish region from January 2017.

UK Receives New Information On Offshore Accounts

In a year’s time, tax authorities around Europe will have started receiving information on its taxpayers’ offshore assets and income, under the new global automatic exchange of information regime. The UK is already being handed details of hundreds of thousands of offshore accounts held in its Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories.

Tax Planning For Spain In Today's World

You need to be extra careful with your tax planning these days. Make sure it is up to date with all the various tax changes and is fully compliant. You also want to check that you are not paying more tax than necessary.

France Budget For 2017

The French government has released its draft budget for 2017. Our article summarises the proposed tax changes.

Make sure your money lasts as long as you do

As life expectancy increases, so does the length of time needed to stretch your income in retirement. Taking the right steps now can help you afford the lifestyle you want for as long as you need.

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