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IRS Targets Secret Offshore Bank Accounts

US taxpayers with secret bank accounts in Belize are about to feel the full force of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). A federal court in...

Australia QROPS Delisting Timeline

The writing was on the wall for Australia Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) late in 2014 – but no one saw what was...

Travel Is The Bucket List Dream For The Over 55s

If you’re over 55 years old and don’t have a bucket list of things to see or do before you die, then you’re one...
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Don’t Rely On That £1m Inheritance Tax Lifeline

If you believe you can leave an estate of £1 million on your death, then you need to think again because the right comes...

What Are The Alternatives To Australia QROPS?

Australia QROPS are no more and unless financial regulators Down Under radically change superannuation pension rules, they are unlikely to return to the mass...

UK Biometric Residence Permits

Foreign nationals from outside the European economic Area intending to stay in Britain for more than six months must have a biometric residence permit...

Should You Pay Your Mortgage Off With Pension Cash?

Living with debt is not ideal for anyone – especially those approaching or already in retirement. According to research by financial firm partnership, around 610,000...

What is the Gulf Cooperation Council?

The Gulf Cooperation Council or GCC is a group of six nations in the Middle East with special economic, social and political relationships. The GCC...

Generali Vision Savings Plan

One of the financial products we often find our readers asking about at iExpats is the Generali Vision Savings Plan. This is a plan...

EU Looking At Taxing Crowdfunding Rewards

Crowdfunding platforms are worried that a tax on rewards for small investors could stop start-up businesses from seeking backing via the alternative finance phenomenon. The...

Pension Liberation Wrecks Lives And Relationships

Pension liberation fraudsters have left a trail of suicide and wrecked manages in their trail as they ruthlessly target vulnerable retirement savers. A campaigner fighting...

Taking Stock Of A 26% Rise In The DAX

The FTSE may have recently seen a record high – but London is not the only European stock market where share prices have soared...

City Regulator Lays Down New Social Media Rules

Financial firms looking to keep in touch with customers through social media will have to follow a strict set of rules laid down by...

Chocolate Loving Expats Not So Sweet After Legal Row

Thousands of British expat Kit-Kat lovers are sticking two fingers up at US chocolate maker Hershey after the giant corporation won a court case...

Is deflation good or bad?

Deflation is the watchword of economists as inflation drops in many of the world’s leading economies and the spectre of deflation looms large for...

Worst Year For Air Fatalities For A Decade

Flyers have seen a tragic spate of air accidents in the past year. The latest was the deaths of 162 passengers aboard an Air Asia...

Career Tips And Lists Top LinkedIn’s Most Read Posts

Lists and career advice were the posts that attracted the largest readership on business social media site LinkedIn during 2014. The most read article was...

State Pension Increase Confirmed

The basic state pension is increasing by 2.5% a week in April 2015 in line with the government’s triple lock guarantee. The rise amounts to...

How Gifting Cash To Band Aid Can Save You Tax

The Band Aid 30 charity single Do They Know It's Christmas is selling ‘like crazy’ according to veteran rocker Bob Geldof. Geldof announced the song...

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) Qualifying Trade

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) has been in operation for three years now, and has assisted numerous young start-ups with sourcing vital investment...