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Contractors Pay £1bn To HMRC Over Disputed Loan Charges

Expats who took advantage of borrowing money from their contractor companies rather than taking salaries to minimise tax are under siege from the UK...

QROPS List – May 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 905 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 32 Guernsey 63 Hong Kong 7 India 12 Ireland 69 Isle of Man 353 Jersey 57 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 36 Mauritius 1 Netherlands 39 New...

British Tax Man Can Reach Out To Expats, Court Decides

The long arm of the British tax man can reach out to expats in other countries, a court in London has decided. The UK Court...

Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme

QROPS is a type of pensions that were designed to cater for the needs of British pension holders that move out of the UK...

QROPS List – April 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. The number of QROPS has increased by 95 since the start of...

QROPS List – April 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. To find out more read the What is QROPS article HMRC QROPS List...

3m Taxpayers Holding Offshore Accounts Under Scrutiny

Overseas tax authorities have revealed the tax secrets of around 3 million UK taxpayers with offshore accounts in more than 100 countries. Masses of information...

HMRC Forces Firms To Hand Over Confidential Client Papers

HM Revenue & Customs is secretly collecting evidence about the financial affairs of suspected tax dodgers from professional service businesses. HMRC’s Criminal Investigation Directorate issued...

Only 2% Of Landlords Own Up To Dodging Property Taxes

Landlords at home and abroad have shunned the chance to confess to HM Revenue & Customs about tax dodging and their rental profits. Only 35,099...

QROPS List – March 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial jurisdiction No of QROPS Australia 848 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 64 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of...

Avoiding Loan Charge Tax Is Doomed To Fail, Says HMRC

Schemes aimed at helping expat contractors avoid the disguised remuneration loan charge are doomed to fail, says HM Revenue & Customs. The loan charge applies...

QROPS List – March 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. Find out What is QROPS HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial centre No of...

Don’t Squander Cash On Unnecessary Capital Gains Tax

Taxpayers handed over a record £6.8 billion in capital gains tax (CGT) in January 2019 - but many couples could be paying more than...

HMRC Targets 2,000 Expats In Loan Tax Crack Down

Nearly 2,000 expats have received tax demands from the UK tax man relating to loan charge rules going back almost two decades. HM Revenue &...

QROPS List – February 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial jurisdiction No of QROPS Australia 827 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 62 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of...

Time To End Pension Tax Stupidity, Says Former Minister

A former pensions minister has hit out at the ‘stupidity’ of the way pension withdrawals by the over 55s are taxed. The latest figures from...

QROPS List – February 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 807 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 63 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of Man 350 Jersey 49 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 38 Mauritius 2 Netherlands 34 New...

Tax Relief Boost Pensions By £44 Billion

Retirement savers saw their pensions boosted by £43.7 billion by The Treasury last year, according to the latest official data. The figure was £2 billion...

Last Minute Tax Filing Advice For Expats

The dreaded deadline for filing self-assessment returns isonly days away with tens of thousands of taxpayers expected to leave the job until the last...

QROPS List – January 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country Number of QROPS Australia 803 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 60 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of Man 350 Jersey 49 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 38 Mauritius 2 Netherlands 32 New...