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South Africa Expat Tax

South Africa Expat Tax Explained

South African Expat Tax is the new way tax is charged by the South African Revenue Service on income earned outside the country. You...

Financial Support For The Self-Employed Is Here At Last

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has finally unveiled a financial support package for the self-employed. The government will pay the 5 million self-employed contractors and freelances a...

Coronavirus: Brits Stranded Overseas Need More Help, Says MP

Not enough is being done to aid stranded British expats and travellers who want to come home to escape the coronavirus lockdown abroad. Former Tory...

If You’re Coming Home, Get A Plane Now, Warns Foreign Office

Expats with plans to return to the UK are urged to do so now if commercial flights are available. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)...
Tax Relief

Coronavirus – Tax relief for working from home

Working from home means you can claim some tax relief for some of the extra bills you have to pay depending if you work...

Expats Ordered Not To Travel Unless Trip Is Essential

British expats and tourists stranded overseas should stay put unless they need to travel. Tens of thousands of Brits abroad have been urged to remain...
Tax

Tax Man Wants To Bin Paper Returns To Save Money

Expats expecting to file a paper self-assessment tax return will have to go online as HM Revenue & Customs has scrapped automatically sending out...

State Pension To Rise – And This Is What You Get

The state pension rises by up to £343 a year from April 6, but not everyone gets the extra cash. The amount paid depends on...
Expat Contractors

IR35 Contractor Tax Overhaul Postponed For A Year

Expats snared in the controversial IR35 off payroll working rules have won a reprieve as the government announces shelving the measure for a year. The...

Cost Of Health Cover Triggers Expat Exodus From Spain

Coronavirus could finally tip the balance in the cost of health care for expats already facing huge hikes in bills across Spain. As the favourite...

QROPS List – March 15, 2020

Expats in Australia opened 11 new Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes in the past two weeks. The HM Revenue & Customs QROPS List shows the...

Five-Year Slump In Prime Rental Yields Reverses

A five year decline in rental yields went into reverse last year for prime residential properties in leading cities around the world. Average yields nudged...

Wonderful Copenhagen Wins Best City Vote For Expats

Cities in North Europe and Switzerland lead the way as the best cities for expats on assignment, according to the latest research. Expat reward specialist...
Inheritance tax

Inheritance Nightmare For A Dream Home

Expats are caught in the web of cross-border tax when they make the choice to live outside the country where they were born. Buying a...

QROPS List – February 15, 2020

After months of adding new schemes almost daily,  QROPS providers were treading eater during the past two weeks. The latest list shows the number of...

Brexit And The QROPS Overseas Transfer Charge

Expats wanting to transfer their UK retirement savings to an offshore QROPS have no need to worry about Brexit - for the time being. Fears...

QROPS List – February 5, 2020

A new Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) opens every day on average. In the last two weeks of January, the number of QROPS rose...

Playing Your Cards Right Can Beat Bank IT Outages

Bank customers should open accounts with more than one provider to avoid going short of cash and account lockouts. In just 12 months, British banks...
FATCA Tracker

FATCA List – February 2020

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions (FFI) reporting under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) increased by 1,983 to...

Overdraft Misery For Expats With UK Banking

British expats who still hold UK bank accounts are about to face a shock increase in charges when they go into the red. Thousands of...