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WASPI Women Take State Pension Protest Back To Court

State pension changes for women have provoked an angry backlash as the government refuses to change course on the measure. Now, a group of protestors...

SIPP Providers Paying Out More Than Savers Put In

SIPP providers paid £3 billion more to pensioners than they picked up in contributions in the last three months of 2018. Pensioners were paid £15...

DWP Slams Door Shut On WASPI State Pension Complaints

Thousands of women protesting about changes to the state pension age have had their complaints closed by the Department of Work and Pensions. The DWP...
property taxes

Home Owner Gets Tax Bill For Flat That Did Not Exist

Property investors must pay capital gains tax on homes that no one could live in because they had not been built, according to a...
Questions

Can Taxpayers Rely On Guidance From HMRC?

HMRC publishes tens of thousands of pages of technical guidance online - but can taxpayers really rely on what the information says? Probably not, according...

Is Your Buy To Let Eviction Specialist Legal?

Expats relying on eviction services to regain their buy to let homes from tenants in rent arrears could be breaking the law. A judge’s ruling...
court ruling

Expats Take Poor HMRC Decision To Task In The Courts

Expat and non-resident taxpayers are queueing up to challenge the decisions of tax inspectors in court. And the numbers revealed by HMRC are only the...

Purchasing Property in Portugal

Once settled on a property you desire to buy: as a non-resident of Portugal you will first need to obtain both a tax number...

Expat Brexit Rights Case Rejected By Dutch Court

A Dutch court has thrown out a legal challenge by British expats to clarify their rights in Europe after Brexit. The expats argued that as...

Judges Throw Out Trump Travel Ban Again

US President Donald  Trump's tweeting has led to judges rejecting his call for a travel ban. Trump wants to stop travellers from six mainly Muslim...

Barclays Bosses Face Fraud Charges Over Qatar Dealings

Four former bosses at Barclays are the first executives to face charges over the way they handled the financial crisis for the company almost...

Cyprus Home Buyers Trapped By Bank Legal Action

A rear-guard action by banks in Cyprus clinging to the hope that scammed property buyers may pay some cash is impacting on thousands of...

Storage Pod Pension Adviser Banned For 9 Years

A rogue financial adviser who advised hundreds of clients to invest millions in controversial storage pods has been banned for nine years. Keith Popplewell’s bad...

Ombudsman Sees IHT Decision Overruled In Court

The ombudsman’s job is to protect consumers by adjudicating complaints – but are their decisions always right? A recent court decision has revealed how making...

Divorce Judge Agrees QROPS Cash Is Safe From UK Law

A judge has confirmed that the long arm of the law does not stretch overseas for British expats and their Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension...

Expats Lead Legal Challenge Against Brexit Strategy

A legal challenge arguing the government has no power to push the Brexit button without the approval of Parliament is underway in London’s High...

Article 50 Exit Button Won’t Be Pressed Until 2017

Government lawyers have dropped a big hint that Prime Minister Theresa May has no intention of triggering Britain’s uncoupling from the European Union until...