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South African SARS 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...

South Africa Expats Sleepwalking Into Tax Problems

The way South Africa expats pay tax is changing and many may be sleepwalking into financial trouble without realising what is happening. From March 2020,...

Companies Will Suffer Most From South Africa Tax Reform

Financial experts fear new tax rules for expats will blight the South Africa economy. The rules abolish the country’s expat tax exemption for South African’s...

Landlords to shell out £500m in another raid on taxes

The British government is launching another £500 million tax raid on property investors with a major reform of capital gains tax rules. The tax -...

South Africa Expats Face Tax On The Cost Of Benefits

South African expats are worried that a new tax on fringe benefits attached to their assignments abroad will quickly fritter away their ZAR1 million...

South Africa Expats To Lose Tax-Free Cash In The UAE

South African expats in the United Arab Emirates face huge tax bills on end of contract gratuities that they believed would be free of...

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...

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...

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 &...

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...

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...

Tax Filing Deadline Looming For British Expats

British expats need to act soon to meet this year’s tax filing deadlines. Self-assessment forms need to be filed with HM Revenue & Customs for...

Time For US Expats To Think About Year-End Tax

US expats in the UK should be sorting out their financial affairs as the tax year end approaches on December 31. This year is important...

Golden Age Of Contracting Coming To An End

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has extended the controversial IR35 tax rules to private businesses to make contractors pay the same taxes as all other workers. If...

Budget 2018 – Era Of Austerity Comes To An End

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has delivered his last Budget before Britain exits the European Union readying the nation and the economy for a ‘new chapter’. He...

It’s Time To Celebrate Tax Freedom Day

British taxpayers have put in a shift of 148 days working to pay their income tax to the government this year - now they...

More People Paying Higher Rate Income Tax

More people are paying higher rate tax in the UK - and that’s official, according to the latest statistics. Despite tax rates falling as successive...

HMRC Refuses To Change Pension Emergency Tax Stance

Despite protests from retirement savers and financial firms about unfair tax charged on pension withdrawals, HM Revenue & Customs refuses to budge. Even the government’s...

New Crack Down On Offshore Tax Dodgers Ready For Action

Governments around the world are about to switch on a huge data exchange network aimed at catching offshore tax dodgers. The latest announcement about the...