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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

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...

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...