Spain’s 2023 budget and tax plans

Spain’s 2023 budget – both the state and autonomous community regional governments have been busy planning their budgets for next…

Capital gains tax in France – what you need to know

Capital gains tax in France should be considered when you buy an asset that is expected to increase in value.…

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…

Portuguese Draft State Budget 2023

Portuguese finance minister, Fernando Medina, delivered his Draft State Budget for 2023 on 10 October. In terms of taxation, the…

Investing principles for your retirement in Spain

Thinking of investing for your retirement in Spain? We look at some of the principles and strategies you can take…

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…

Estate planning in Portugal – five things you should know about inheritance

Estate planning in Portugal may not be as complex as in some European countries, but if you live in Portugal…

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…

4 key benefits of effective tax planning

As well as a lower tax bill for you and your heirs, strategic, effective tax planning can help provide estate…

French 2023 budget and tax update

The French government published its 2023 budget, projet de loi de finances, on 26 September.  This now has to pass…

Spain’s proposed new ‘solidarity tax on large fortunes’

The Spanish government has announced plans to impose a new, temporary, ‘solidarity tax on large fortunes’. If approved at a…

An introduction to taxes in Portugal

Taxes in Portugal are much kinder than in some other parts of Europe and a big incentive to UK nationals…

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…

Andalucía scraps wealth tax

The Andalusian government has approved a 100% relief on wealth tax – reducing the tax liability to zero. This continues…