Week In Expat Money Matters June 1 – June 6, 2013


Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web.

From iExpats:

  • Sponsoring Your Family In The UAE
    This guide should help British expats negotiate the sometimes complex procedures involved with sponsoring family members to join them in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • 10,000 Expats Switch To QROPS Pensions Every Year
    HM Revenue and Customs has revealed the scope of the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme, QROPS, market in an impact assessment released with details of new regulations to tighten up management of the offshore retirement savings plans
  • QROPS Reporting Requirement Changes
    The stampede to open new Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) is continuing apace despite the latest HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) attempts to tighten up how the offshore pensions are run
  • 10 Facts About The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme
    Investors with a taste for risk can hedge their bets by considering putting money in to a Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) start-up business. SEIS companies are typically new start firms at the cutting edge of technology, the internet, medicine and pharmaceuticals
  • Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme FAQ
    The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme – or SEIS – is a government-backed program offering investors a tax-efficient way of putting money in to early-stage UK businesses

Financial News From Around The Web

Swiss focus on FATCA compliance despite criticisms – Convey

Cameron calls Crown Dependency Leaders to London over tax transparency – International Adviser

Flat revenues, falling profits and plunging share prices — global mining industry faces crisis – PwC

FCA to ban the promotion of UCIS – Financial Conduct Authority

Come to Germany to work and find love, British are told – The Telegraph

People can expect to see their income drop by a third at retirement – The Partnership

LDF v Isle of Man disclosure facility: an analysis – International Adviser

FATCA: Implications for European pension funds – IPE

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