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Are You Really An Expat?

If you want to structure your finances to minimise the tax you pay as an expat, you must understand your residence status. Just moving away...

Expats Should Keep A Fist Full Of US Dollars

Holding widely-accepted credit and debit cards along with a fist full of US dollars is advised for expats with assignments in some countries. In the...

How To Tell If You Are An Accidental American

If you are an American and don’t know it, you could be in for a shock when an unexpected tax bill comes through the...

British Expat Pension Pots Hit £210k

British expats have a far greater pension spending power than stay-at-home retirees, according to new research. Expat financial specialists say expats have an average pension...
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US Expats Show Shocking Ignorance Of FATCA

Expat Americans know shockingly little about laws that require them to report their overseas savings and investments. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was...

IRS U-Turn On Repatriation Tax For Expats

A US government U-turn means a million expats will no longer have to pay the ‘deemed repatriation tax’ on profits of their businesses abroad. The...

FATCA List – June 2018

Another 3,766 foreign financial institutions have registered with the US Internal Revenue Service to report customer financial information under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance...

Expat Protests Grow Against Dutch 30% Tax Ruling Axe

Uproar against a Dutch government decision to axe a generous tax break for expats is growing. The government wants to cut a tax benefit that...

US Expats Get Dear John Letters From Their Banks

US banks are freezing accounts and investments for American expats to avoid the cost of money laundering and tax avoidance laws. Hundreds of expats have...

Expats Jobs Culled By Gulf State Governments

Expats are feeling the heat from government bans on recruitment in Gulf States start to bite. The latest move comes in Oman, where a six-month...

Carry On As Normal, Government Tells Worried Expats

A recent move to renew papers held under the qualified retired persons program has triggered concerns for expats in Belize. The government withdrew all licences...

Expats Must Not Fall Foul Of New Tax Avoidance Measures

Expats on foreign assignments who remain British taxpayers should consider tough new tax avoidance rules about to take effect if they have undeclared cash...

Britain Demands Expat Brexit Assurances From Europe

Home Secretary Sajid Javid is demanding European Union Brexit negotiators allay concerns about the treatment of British expats after the UK leaves Europe. He admonished...

Expats Vote For Countries With Best Work-Life Balance

Moving to a new country is more than switching a home and work - expats normally undergo a huge culture shift as well. Adjusting to...

How Much Do Expats Pay To School Their Children?

Expats are finding the costs of sending their children to international schools in some Asia-Pacific countries are in a class of their own. The most...

Expat Contractors Face IR35 Tax Avoidance Crackdown

Self-employed expat contractors based in Britain but working on projects overseas face a crackdown to make sure they are paying the right amount of...

Expats Drive Into Trouble Because They Can’t Read Road Signs

Brits abroad are a danger on foreign roads because they do not understand the traffic signs. New research claims that although nearly two thirds of...

QROPS List – May 15, 2018

More than 100 new Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes have joined the official listings this year, according to the latest data. HM Revenue & Customs...

Tax Penalties For Saving Too Much In A Pension Triple In...

The amount of tax paid by retirement savers putting too much money into their pensions has tripled after a succession of cuts to the...

Buy To Let Still Commands Huge Profits, Says Lender

Buy to let landlords pocket an average return of £6,500 a year from a typical £246,000 investment property, according to new research. Despite suffering a...