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Expat Contractors

Expat Contractors May Fall Into IR35 Tax Net

Tens of thousands of contractors working for their own companies face pay cuts and extra tax bills from April. Workers often choose to take contracts...

HMRC Quizzes Tenants About Expat Landlord Tax

Buy to let tenants are being urged to turn whistle blowers to help the tax man crack down on rogue landlords. HM Revenue & Customs...

New Tax Probe For Wealthy Offshore Investors

Letters from the tax man are dropping on the doormats of wealthy investors with money in offshore collective investment funds. The letters are part of...

Five Golden Rules For Spending In Retirement

Sensible spending in retirement is not all about budgets and spreadsheets but the order in which money is spent as well. That’s why working out...

IRS Changes Tax Rules For Accidental Americans

Accidental Americans trading in their US passports have been offered a lenient tax deal. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has agreed to wipe the tax...
FATCA

Taxpayer Launches UK FATCA Legal Challenge

Britain is the latest country to become embroiled in a data protection legal challenge aimed at thwarting US tax laws that raise money from...
South Africa Expat Tax

South Africa Expat Tax

South African Expat Tax is the new rule by South Africa's South African Revenue Service. Find out below what it means to you and...

HMRC Quizzes Renters In Expat Landlord Crack Down

Expat landlords are facing a crackdown as the tax man grills tenants about their finances. HM Revenue & Customs has sent thousands of letters to...
SARS

Expat Tax Revolt Starves SARS Of Vital Cash For Services

Expats are leading a financial revolt in South Africa as people lose confidence in the tax system, claim tax experts. Even the South Africa Revenue...
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Only 38% Of Tax Bonanza Is Real Money, Say Accountants

A crackdown on tax avoidance has boosted UK tax revenues by £13 billion - but claims of billions more raised from investigations is just...

Savers Take Record Pension Cash As Tax Refunds Hit A Peak

Retirement savers have switched £60 billion in to cash from pensions in the past three months, according to the latest official data. More than 390,000...
Tax

How Much Tax You Really Pay As An Expat

Everyone suspects one of the main reasons for becoming an expat is paying less tax, but do you really pay less tax if you...
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What To Do If You’re Worried About SARS Expat Tax

The countdown has started for South Africa’s controversial expat tax - and if you are a South African abroad and have yet to start...

Wealthy Savers Confused Over Pension Tax Breaks

Wealthy retirement savers don’t understand how much they can pay into their pensions each year because the rules are too confusing, claims a finance...
irs

IRS Admits $100m Error Over Expats Taxes After 11 Years

The US tax man has finally admitted wrongly demanding millions of dollars from Americans living in France after a seven-year legal battle. The Internal Revenue...
Tax Free

13 Countries Where Expats Can Pay Zero Tax

If you are looking to protect your wealth by moving to a low-tax country, international consultancy firm KPMG has published the information you need. A...
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SARS Expat Tax – Time To Check If You Need To...

If you are a South African living or working overseas, now is a good time to test your tax status. In case you haven’t heard...
Tax

Confusion As New SA SARS Expat Tax Changes Come Into Force

The last tax season before the dreaded expat tax rules bite is underway in South Africa. Changes to the rules detailing who must file a...
South Africa

Protesters Want Personal Tax Made Public In South Africa

Personal tax has always been just that - but campaigners in South Africa want to make the tax filings of every citizen public. The Alternative...
Income Tax

Tax Dilemma Faces South African Expats

South African expats face a tax dilemma from next year - pay a hefty tax of up to 45% on their worldwide income or...