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Hong Kong Is World’s Most Expensive Expat City

Hong Kong is the most expensive city for expats, according to a new cost of living survey. The Chinese self-governing province leads a host of...

UK State Pension Earnings Bonus For Expats

Expats with full state pensions linked to the cost of living will pick up a £220 a year rise from April 2019. Despite a fall...

IRS Snatches Passports From Taxpayers In Debt

It’s not a good time to be American expat and owe the Internal Revenue Service money as the tax man moves to snatch back...

Consolidating Pensions Can Double Your Money

Most of us have several jobs during our working life, which means we often leave pension pots along the way to retirement. Consolidating these pension...

QROPS List – October 15, 2018

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 741 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 30 Guernsey 56 Hong Kong 2 India 11 Ireland 61 Isle of Man 347 Jersey 46 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 38 Mauritius 2 Netherlands 30 New...

South Africa Loses QROPS Status For Expat Pensions

South Africa has dropped off the list of financial jurisdictions offering QROPS expat offshore pensions. The latest HM Revenue & Customs QROPS List published on...

Still No Assurances For British Expats In EU

European Union Brexit negotiators are still refusing to give British expats reassurance about their status after the UK leaves the bloc. Although British Prime Minister...

Living Abroad: Financial Help For British Expats

Expats claiming benefits can check their entitlements online with a new tool. The checklist published and newly updated by the UK government covers 12 main...

Budget 2018: Expat Contractors Under Tax Attack?

Chancellor Phillip Hammond is ready to crack down on self-employed expats who flout tax and national insurance rules. He has reportedly ordered the Treasury to...

Cyprus Confirms Post-Brexit Rights For Expats

Cyprus is the first European Nation to confirm the rights of British expats after Brexit. The Mediterranean sunshine island wants to ensure the welcome mat...

What New Expats Should Do About Tax

Failing to understand expat tax is costly for anyone moving to a new country who ignores how the complicated rules impact their finances. Expats need...

QROPS Transfer Tax Is A Flop For The Tax Man

The controversial QROPS overseas transfer charge has proved to be a flop as a money raiser for the tax man. Only £1.4 million was paid...

Best Countries For A Carefree Expat Retirement

Living a carefree retirement is under threat as political uncertainty, financial instability and the pressures of an aging population weigh on pensions. New research highlights...

UK Stamp Duty Surcharge Plan For Expat Home Buyers

Foreigners and expats who buy property in Britain will pay a rate of stamp duty, the government has announced. Prime Minister Theresa May broke the...

Value For Money Overseas Homes For Expats

If you want to buy a home away from the drab British climate in a sunshine paradise, how do you know where to go? Retiring...

FATCA List – October 2018

Another 1,734 foreign financial institutions signed up to the US Internal Revenue Service’s FATCA list during September. The number of FFIs worldwide on the list...

QROPS List – October 1, 2018

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial Jurisdiction No of ROPS Australia 735 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 30 Guernsey 56 Hong Kong 2 India 12 Ireland 61 Isle of...

Tax Filing Countdown Ticking Down For Expats

The final countdown for this year’s self-assessment returns has started - and anyone needing to register only has a few days to tell the...

Expats Sick Of Expensive Healthcare Costs

Healthcare is a top priority for expats retiring or relocating for an assignment to a new country, but finding the right cover is not...

QROPS List – September 1, 2018

QROPS changes have seen 19 new of the offshore pensions for expats open worldwide. Seven were removed from the latest HM Revenue & Customs QROPS...