UK autumn budget 2022

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

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…

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…

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…

UK Autumn Budget 2021 – A focus on economic recovery

The UK autumn budget, the Chancellor’s second budget of the year, was notably lacking any significant changes to Qualifying Recognised…

UK inheritance tax collection reaches £6 billion – will your family be affected?

The UK inheritance tax (IHT) haul continues to set new records as it rakes in £6bn for 2021. This 19%…

Balancing the Chancellor’s books…could your UK pensions be affected?

Your UK pensions may have caught the attention of UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak who, like his counterparts in Europe, has…

UK Budget 2021: What are the implications for UK expatriates?

While there were few immediate changes in the latest UK Budget, the freezing of some allowances is set to increase…

How might the global lockdown affect UK tax residency?

Expatriates in the UK through coronavirus lockdown may trigger UK tax residence, but HMRC’s ‘exceptional circumstances’ can prevent a UK…

UK Budget 2020: How will the new tax year affect expatriates?

How might changes from April affect expatriates and non-UK residents regarding personal tax, savings, pensions, inheritance tax & UK property?