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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

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...

QROPS Transfer Tax 2017 For Expats FAQ

A series of controversial rule changes have seen 410 Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) close and nine countries lose their QROPS status over...

Why Are QROPS Pensions Delisted By The Tax Man?

QROPS managers must tell HM Revenue and Customs when they are no longer a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme. The managers are then obliged to...

QROPS List – April 18, 2017

More than 400 QROPS pensions were culled and nine financial centres lost QROPS status as the HM Revenue and Customs rule change deadline passed...

How To Beat The QROPS 25% Transfer Charge

Expats worried about the new transfer charge on the expat Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) have an option to avoid tax on their...

Tax Treaty Loophole Triggers Tax-Free Pension Cash

British expats should read the small print of double taxation treaties between Britain and the country where they now live as they might have...

Gibraltar Is A QROPS Winner Despite Losing Flexible Access

Gibraltar’s Minister of Commerce Albert Isola has clarified the changes to the financial centre’s Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS). Financial experts feared Gibraltar’s QROPS...

QROPS List – April 6, 2017

The last list of expat Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) has been published ahead of a scheduled revamp of the rules. HM Revenue and...

First April QROPS Change Comes Into Force

The first of several April 2017 changes to expat pension regulations has come into force delaying publication of the QROPS List HM Revenue and Customs...

QROPS List – March 15, 2017

The first post-Budget 2017 list of QROPS has shown an increase in the number of offshore pensions for expats. After Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced a...

QROPS Winners And Losers After Pensions Shake-Up

The landscape for expat offshore QROPS pensions is undergoing a seismic upheaval as the result of tax and rule changes ordered by the British...

Where Can Expats Live And Have A QROPS Pension?

Tory Chancellor Phillip Hammond introduced new tax rules for British expats and international workers transferring their pensions out of the UK in his Budget...

Clock Ticking For Gibraltar QROPS To Change Rules

The race is on for lawmakers in Gibraltar to introduce new pension rules to keep the status of one of the leading centres for...

Whoops! HMRC Does It Again Over QROPS Rules

The British tax man is upholding a long history of failing to support retirement savers by failing to tell them how to avoid a...

Budget 2017: New QROPS Tax Charge For Expats

Chancellor Phillip Hammond is cracking down on transfers to offshore pensions by slapping a 25% tax charge on expats switching their retirement pots out...

QROPS List – March 1, 2017

The United States is the latest country to fall foul of Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) rules. The USA has never had an easy...

Isle Of Man Wants To Offer QROPS Pension Freedoms

Isle of Man Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) are set to offer British expats pension freedoms in line with onshore schemes later this...