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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...
IRS will tip off UK about taxpayer finances under FATCA

IRS will tip off UK about taxpayer finances under FATCA

The US Internal Revenue Service will pass information about the financial affairs of taxpayers to HM Revenue & Customs as part of a new...
Europe orders Britain to change offshore company tax laws

Europe orders Britain to change offshore company tax laws

The European Commission has ordered Britain to change laws aimed at stopping the removal of assets overseas to avoid tax. HM Revenue & Customs aims...

Pension forum slams lack of clarity over QROPS rules

An influential trade group has criticised HM Revenue & Customs for failing to present a clear policy to retirement savers about Qualifying Recognised Overseas...

Jersey scraps new law for non-resident QROPS

Jersey QROPS have been ditched by the Channel Island’s government because ministers fear their offshore pension template fails to meet tax rules laid down...
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HMRC ready to name and shame dodgy tax advisers

The government is getting tough with financial advisers who dream up controversial tax management schemes for the wealthy. Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke...
Judges kick out £1bn tax saving case on appeal

Judges kick out £1bn tax saving case on appeal

Accountancy and tax consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers has lost a £1 billion tax management case designed to help 200 wealthy investors save £90 million. The Court of...
HMRC amnesty lets wealthy taxpayers play catch-up

HMRC amnesty lets wealthy taxpayers play catch-up

Higher rate taxpayers who have fallen behind with filing tax returns can come clean and pay what they owe under a new HM revenue...
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Expat wins remitted income tax appeal against HMRC

Money spent from a joint bank account belongs to the person withdrawing the cash and not another signatory on the account, a tax tribunal...

QROPS going to Malta is just a tease, says regulator

QROPS schemes who have lost their status and want to relocate to Malta to get back in to the market are unlikely to win...

What makes Malta QROPS special?

Malta QROPS are still accepting pension transfers after the shutters have gone up on hundreds of other schemes in what were considered safe havens. QROPS...

Managing money to save tax is not immoral, says the law

The row over the morality of investing in a tax management scheme aimed at working within the law to save tax highlights the current...

HMRC probes TV comic’s £3.3m tax saving scheme

Funnyman Jimmy Carr is not so amused by rumours that he is the biggest investor in an offshore tax saving scheme. Comic Carr reportedly has...