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FATCA List – July 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) remained at 335,778 in June. The...

Tax Havens Pledge To Lift Company Ownership Secrecy

Three of Britain’s tax havens are ready to lift their veils of secrecy over the mystery owners of thousands of offshore companies. The British Crown...

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...

How to choose a QROPS adviser

A good QROPS adviser can help your pension prosper, but picking the right person to manage your biggest financial asset can be a daunting...

Malta QROPS Advice Shake-Up Impacts Thousands Of Savers

Thousands of expats who have switched their retirement savings in to Malta-based Qualifying Recognised Offshore Pension Schemes need to check that their financial advisers...

FATCA List – June 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) grew by 3,038 in May. The...

FATCA List – May 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) grew by 6,651 in April. The...

HMRC Makes Reclaiming QROPS Transfer Charge Easier

Expats who have wrongly paid the QROPS overseas transfer charge have a new set of rules to follow. The Pension Schemes (Information Requirements – Repayment...

FATCA List – April 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting to them under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) increased by 4,440...

3m Taxpayers Holding Offshore Accounts Under Scrutiny

Overseas tax authorities have revealed the tax secrets of around 3 million UK taxpayers with offshore accounts in more than 100 countries. Masses of information...

FATCA List – March 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting to them under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) shrunk by 1.440...

What You Need To Know About QROPS Pension Transfers

If you want to retire abroad as an expat, one of the financial decisions you must make is what to do with your pension. One...

Where In The World Can You Have A QROPS?

Freedom of going where you want, when you want is one of the main reasons for making the expat lifestyle choice for many. The notion...

FATCA List – February 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting to them under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) grew by 2030...

QROPS And The Lifetime Allowance

One good reason for switching a UK pension fund to an offshore QROPS for expats is to avoid the lifetime allowance. The lifetime allowance is...

FATCA List – January 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting to them under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) grew by 649...

QROPS Transfer Charge Overhaul On The Way

Another overhaul is on the way for Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) as the government publishes new draft regulations. Listing both as ‘technical consultations’,...

FATCA List – November 2018

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting to them under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) grew by 2,113...

South Africa Loses QROPS Status For Expat Pensions

South Africa has dropped off the list of financial jurisdictions offering QROPS expat offshore pensions. The latest HM Revenue & Customs QROPS List published on...

QROPS Transfer Tax Is A Flop For The Tax Man

The controversial QROPS overseas transfer charge has proved to be a flop as a money raiser for the tax man. Only £1.4 million was paid...