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QROPS List – October 10, 2017

The special relationship between the USA and QROPS pensions for British expats and Americans with UK pension savings is back on. The USA rejoined the...

Complicated IHT Tax Take Goes Up Despite New Nil Rate Band

The Treasury’s inheritance tax take is up by nearly a fifth despite a new relief designed to save families paying death duties. HM Revenue &...

QROPS List – October 1, 2017

Expat retirement savers have seen 16 QROPS pensions added to the official HMRC listing over the past two weeks, while four have been removed. Six...

QROPS List – September 15, 2017

The net number of QROPS offshore pensions for expats has risen by 38 in the past two weeks. HMRC says 40 new pensions have opened,...

Tax Avoidance Firm Loses ‘HMRC Approved’ Ad Challenge

A ruling from advertising watchdogs that carrying the HM Revenue & Customs on advertising materials is misleading leaves the way open for government departments...

HMRC Claims Tax Penalties From 1m By Mistake

The tax man has chased almost a million people for late-filing penalties that they did not owe. The innocent taxpayers received threatening letters and calls...

No Tax Relief For Business Angels Without The Right Paperwork

HM Revenue & Customs is warning that no tax reliefs will be paid to investors in government-backed business angel schemes unless they can produce...

QROPS List – August 15, 2017

Sweden has rejoined the list of financial centres offering QROPS pensions for expats after losing the status in April. The Nordea Pension Plan has relisted...

Landlord Jailed For Evading CGT On Buy To Let Sales

A buy to let landlord has been jailed for 27 months after failing to pay a tax bill of almost £158,000 when selling two...

Tax Avoidance Crackdown Raises £30 Billion

The UK tax man has raised almost an extra £30 billion in the past year from cracking down on avoidance. The boost came in a...

CGT Property Tax Penalties Clarified For Expats

Expats face extra penalties for not dealing with capital gains tax on selling homes in the UK. HM Revenue & Customs has updated online guidance...

QROPS Transfers Slow But Cash Values Hit New High

The number of QROPS offshore pension transfers for expats are slowing, but the average amount of money retirement savers switched overseas reached a new...

QROPS List – August 1, 2017

QROPS offshore pensions are still opening at the rate of one a day despite media reports suggesting the market is stalling. The latest list of...

QROPS Are Not Dead – Just Evolving

QROPS pensions are not dead and buried following recent tax and rule changes, they are just evolving and a lot of the hype about...

QROPS List – July 15, 2017

The QROPS market seems to have shrugged off recent compliance changes set in motion by the British tax man. The latest official list of offshore...

QROPS List – July 1, 2017

Australia’s charge to the top of the table for offering the most QROPS pensions to expats as another nine schemes have opened in the...

QROPS List – June 22, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs has amended the June QROPS List for the fourth time in three weeks by removing a Guernsey QROPS offshore pension. Delisting...

QROPS List – June 15, 2017

After a flurry of compliance and tax changes in recent weeks, the QROPS market seems to have stabilised. After some uncertainty, 422 offshore pensions have...

HMRC Revises Latest QROPS List

Expats and their adviser can be forgiven wondering how they can keep up with the rules about transferring their pensions to offshore QROPS as...

QROPS List – June 6, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs has published the June QROPS update at last – two days later than promised. Although retirement savers and QROPS professionals feared...