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UCIS Investors Chasing ‘Bad Advice’ Compensation

Financial advisers and accountants are facing challenges for compensation after directing clients to risky unregulated collective investment schemes (UCIS). HM Revenue & Customs and the...

Gibraltar QROPS Providers Warned to Keep to Tax Rules

Gibraltar QROPS providers have had a clear warning from regulators that they need to keep to tax rules. Financial services minister Gilbert Licudi has clearly...
Expat Task Force Boost Tax Take from City Workers

Expat Task Force Boost Tax Take from City Workers

Tax inspectors are clawing more money from foreign workers in the City of London even though their bonuses have taken a dive. HM Revenue &...

Tax Glitch Closes Malta QROPS to New Business

A Malta QROPS for expat pensions has closed to new business over a ‘technical issue’. The pension provider, MC Trustees, launched a Malta QROPS in...
Offshore Centres Seek FATCA Truce with US

Offshore Centres Seek FATCA Truce with US

Three major British offshore financial centres are eager to sign up to the FATCA agreement with the US aimed at halting offshore tax management. Guernsey,...
Expat loses £1.75m CGT tax case

Expat loses £1.75m CGT tax case

The importance of severing all ties with Britain as an expat was highlighted in yet another recent  tax tribunal case. Lynette Yates considered herself an...
500 homes and businesses raided by the tax man

500 homes and businesses raided by the tax man

Tax inspectors raided 500 homes and businesses last year as the government stepped up the fight against suspected fraud - even though the number...
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Don’t bank on the taxman believing you are an expat

British expats who want to keep or open a bank account back home are warned they are risking trouble with the tax man. Many banks...

QROPS Hong Kong – the next generation

Hong Kong QROPS have had a chequered history, but the latest HM Customs & Revenue nod of approval is a fresh start of a...
Tax task force raises extra £500 million from the wealthy

Tax task force raises extra £500 million from the wealthy

A special task force investigating the financial affairs of Britain’s wealthiest individuals has raised an extra £500 million tax. HM Revenue & Customs set up...
General Anti-Avoidance Rule would give HMRC more tax abuse powers

General Anti-Avoidance Rule law would give HMRC more tax abuse powers

The British government and a Labour MP are battling out over support for a general anti-avoidance tax law for the UK. The government has already...

HMRC may target QNUPS for tax crackdown

The dust may be settling on the British tax man’s crackdown on suspected QROPS tax abuse - but now providers fear HM Revenue &...
UK investors face double tax trouble over Swiss accounts

UK investors face double tax trouble over Swiss accounts

UK taxpayers with a Swiss bank account face double trouble with their income and assets from January 1, 2013, unless they take steps to...
Tax man sends out EBT amnesty warning

Tax man sends out EBT amnesty warning

HM Revenue & Customs is warning expats and other workers picking up cash from employee benefit trusts (EBT) to pay up or face fines...

QROPS, It’s all go for Gibraltar after three years

Gibraltar QROPS have received a vote of confidence from HM Revenue and Customs after three years of will-they, won’t-they negotiations over accepting UK pension...

QROPS loophole lets investors take double tax-free cash

QROPS experts have uncovered a loophole that could mean retirement savers could take a double helping of tax-free cash lump sums without breaking strict...
Liechtenstein lines up more tax amnesties

Liechtenstein lines up more tax amnesties

The curtain may be drawn back on the ultra secret banking affairs of thousands of expats sheltering their cash in Liechtenstein. The tiny principality lodged...

QNUPS could fill pension benefit gap for expats

International firms facing problems with pension and benefits packages for expats are looking at qualifying non-UK pensions (QNUPS) to fill the gap - but...

Offshore pension bungle wipes out couple’s retirement cash

Retired couple Neil and Megan Gretton face losing financial ruin paying interest and other penalties for switching their retirement savings in to an illegal...

QROPS mystery as Cyprus disappears from HMRC list

Retirement savers and international financial advisers are faced with a riddle of why Cyprus Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) are no longer open to...