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inheritance

Claiming An IHT Refund As House Prices Fall

London house prices have dropped so much in value over the past year that anyone who has inherited a property may be due an...
Expat Contractors

New UK Tax Rules May Impact Expat Contractors

Many of the 170,000 contractors working for their own company will pay more tax this year - and many are expats who may not...

QROPS List – July 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country No of QROPS Country July 15 2019 1 month age 3...

QROPS List – June 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS July 1 2019 1 month age 3...

QROPS List – June 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Today 1 mnth ago 3 mnths ago 6...
phishing

Millions Targeted With Phishing Emails From Tax Scammers

More than 2.5 million British taxpayers have reported that scammers posing as tax officials have tried to steal their cash and personal identities during...
tax relief

Tax Breaks Boost Profits For The Smarter Investor

Smart investors want their cake and to eat it too - that means looking for great returns that are boosted by tax breaks. UK taxpayers...

Pension Freedom Withdrawals Hit New Record

Drawing down money from retirement savings continues to hit new records four years after pension freedom rules were introduced for the over 55s. Pension freedoms...

QROPS List – June 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. Learn more about QROPS here HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS   June...

Little Sympathy For Pension Scam Victims From Tax Judges

Retirement savers who opted to switch their money to  pension liberation scams are finding tax tribunals have little sympathy when they appeal penalties. In the...
Inheritance tax

IHT Pension Tax Case Goes To Supreme Court

A long-running court battle over how inheritance tax rules apply to pension transfers will now be decided in the Supreme Court. HM Revenue & Customs...
loan

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...

QROPS List – April 25, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. “These changes were scheduled for 1 May 2019 but we published these...

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...