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Expat Contractors

Expat Contractors May Fall Into IR35 Tax Net

Tens of thousands of contractors working for their own companies face pay cuts and extra tax bills from April. Workers often choose to take contracts...

HMRC Quizzes Tenants About Expat Landlord Tax

Buy to let tenants are being urged to turn whistle blowers to help the tax man crack down on rogue landlords. HM Revenue & Customs...

QROPS List – November 15, 2019

The number of QROPS expat offshore pensions has increased at the rate of one a day over the past year. The latest HM Revenue &...
FATCA Tracker

FATCA List – November 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) increased by 1,500 to 347,162...

Lender’s Rule Change Ratchets Up Expat Buy To Let Borrowing

Expat borrowers can borrow more to buy a home to rent out in the UK thanks to a relaxation of lending rules. Skipton International, one...

Expats Vote Spain The Best Place To Do Business

Spain is the best country in the world for expats in business, according to a new survey of company chiefs. The Mediterranean nation tops a...

Mps Back Expat Battle Against State Pension Injustice

British expats have enlisted the help of 40 British MPs to help their campaign against state pension injustice. The cross-party group of lawmakers have signed...

QROPS List – November 1, 2019

Gibraltar has moved up to the seventh most popular QROPS destination for British expats switching their retirement pots offshore. With seven new pensions opening in...

Expat Teachers And Engineers In Epic Visa Test Fail

Expats have returned an epic fail in technical or educational competency tests in Kuwait. The government’s Public Authority for Manpower has pulled the licences for...

15-Year Rule Excludes Thousands Of Expat Voters From Election 2019

Expats are out in the cold again over voting in the forthcoming General Election 2019. The 15 year rule still applies to expats wanting to...
cgt

Aussie Expats Granted A CGT Delay But New Law IS On...

Aussie expats facing massive tax bills when selling a home have won more time to put their finances in order. The government is extending the...

British Expats In Europe Struggle To Pay Their Bills

Retired British expats living in the European Union are struggling to pay their bills rather than basking in sunshine and living a life of...

Queen’s Speech 2019 – Expat 15-Year Voting Rule Ignored

Any new law to scrap the 15-year voting rule for expats looks dead in the water after the Queen’s Speech. In her speech, The Queen...

QROPS List – October 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs QROPS list for expats with offshore pensions HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 1026 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Canada 2 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 61 Hong Kong 10 India 13 Ireland 69 Isle of Man 358 Jersey 62 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 36 Netherlands 50 New...

Health Care Fears Make British Expats Sick With Worry

British expats suffering from serious illness while living in a European Union country say they are made to feel worse due to uncertainty about...

Brexit Is Putting Off Foreign Property Investors, Say Landlords

Property investors in the UK are worried Brexit is discouraging expats and foreign buyers from purchasing prime homes and commercial real estate in Britain. Foreign...

IRS Set To Cancel Passports For US Expats With Tax Debts

Thousands of US expats with large tax debts may be stranded overseas when  they lose their passports from this month, warns the Internal Revenue...
South Africa

Tax Hike Triggers South Africa Expat Exodus

South African expats fearing a tax crackdown are flocking to apply for a second passport through golden visa schemes in Europe. Record numbers of South...

Bumper State Pension Boost On The Way For Expats

Expats lucky enough to have their state pension boosted by the UK government each year can expect a 4% rise - but thousands will...

Expat Right To Vote Bill Consigned To The Bin?

Parliament has a few days left to salvage the bill scrapping the 15 year voting rule for expats - or it’s back to the...