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The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes or QROPS

Watchdog Slams £30,000 Pension Advice Rule AS ‘Market Failure’

Rules that ensure any retirement saver must take professional advice if they are looking for a  direct benefit pension transfer of a fund worth...

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...

More Delays For Expats As HMRC Misses QROPS Deadline

Expats waiting to switch cash into an offshore QROPS pension will have to wait a little longer as HM Revenue & Customs misses a...

QROPS In Limbo As HMRC Suspends List Again

HMRC has confirmed that the QROPS List is suspended until June 5. The list was last suspended in April due to offshore pension rule changes...

Where To Find Advice About Spending Pension Cash

Most of us need help with the complicated rules that govern how and when to draw money from a pension and finding the right...

QROPS Break EU Rules, Says Ex-HMRC Lawyer

A former HMRC lawyer claims QROPS offshore pensions for expats may break EU laws – and have done so for nearly a decade. Robert Waterson,...

QROPS List – May 15, 2017

The latest official listing shows more QROPS offshore pensions for British expats are missing. The USA has also lost QROPS status again. The States has had...

QROPS Uncertainty May Impact Millions Of Expats

Pension planning rules should offer certainty for expats – but Brexit and sudden QROPS tax changes are doing anything but that. The risk is the...

Switching Expat Savings To An Overseas Pension

If you have UK pension savings and are planning to become an expat, you can transfer your money to an overseas pension for easier...

Pensions And Retirement For Expats

Moving overseas does impact on your retirement savings depending on how your pensions are structured and your status as an expat. Despite freedoms in the...

Pension Firms Challenge HMRC’s In Specie Tax Stance

Another QROPS tax row may be brewing for expat retirement savers who have made ‘in specie’ transfers to their offshore pensions. Some QROPS providers have...

QROPS List – May 1, 2017

The world of the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) has settled down for expat retirement savers after several weeks of rule changes. Since Chancellor...

Tax Hike For Offshore Pensions Slammed As Unfair

Financial campaigners have slammed government plans to make people living in the UK pay more tax on benefits paid from offshore pensions as unfair. The...

New Rules Complicate QROPS Transfers For Expats

British expats with retirement savings wrapped in the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) need to review their financial plans. Over 100,000 expats have switched...

QROPS List – April 24, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published yet another list of Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) for April. Without any official announcement, the list...

HMRC Still Suspects QROPS Are Breaking Pension Rules

Some Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) financial centres may still be breaking UK pension rules. News reports emerging in Gibraltar suggest HM Revenue and...

QROPS Rule Changes Steered Through Westminster

Tories and the opposition are colluding to see changes to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) regulations through to the statute book before General...

QROPS Pension Transfers In Limbo Again

The British tax man has thrown another spanner in the works for expats planning to switch their retirement savings to a Qualifying Recognised Overseas...