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Difference Between Residence and Domicile

For British expats, their residence and domicile determine how much tax they are likely to pay, both in the country where they...

QROPS, Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme

QROPS is a type of pensions that were designed to cater for the needs of British pension holders that move out of...

Where Do British Expats Live?

More than 5.5 million people from Britain live overseas and leave the country at a rate of around 2,000 a week.

Living In The Philippines, A Guide for Expats

Brilliant weather, a low cost of living and friendly, English speaking people makes The Philippines a popular destination for British expats.

Panama Is Not The Only Secret Tax Haven, Says OECD

Panama is not the only secret tax haven for the wealthy to shelter their riches behind a veil of secrecy. The country has backtracked on...

QROPS 2014 – Flexible Access On the Way

HM Revenue and Customs figures showed that a new QROPS pension was opening every day on average in a thriving international marketplace. The figures do...

QROPS 2013 – HMRC Humiliated In High Court

The year started with a new financial centre opening in Latvia and another closing in Slovakia. But the first big news was the consumer regulator...

QROPS 2012 – Hundreds of Pensions Delisted

Guernsey decided to take a gamble on the new QROPS II rules and changed local pension laws to align with the new code. The trouble...

Non-Dom Tax Switch Could Wipe Out CGT Bills

Wealthy non-doms living in the UK could pick up a welcome tax fillip when their domicile status changes under new rules starting in April...

QROPS 2011 – Rooting Out The Rogues

Tax avoidance and bending the rules had become such an issue for QROPS pensions that HM Revenue and Customs confessed a special tax force...

QROPS 2010 – Singapore Legal Challenge Launched

A busy year for QROPS as HM Revenue and Customs and providers stood toe to toe arguing over the validity of some international pensions. Rumours...

QROPS 2009 – Gibraltar Tax Problem Rocks Expats

Gibraltar was the talking point of QROPS this year following the suspension of Singapore from the market in 2008 over allegations of tax avoidance. QROPS...

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Difference Between Residence and Domicile

For British expats, their residence and domicile determine how much tax they are likely to pay, both in the country where they...

QROPS, Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme

QROPS is a type of pensions that were designed to cater for the needs of British pension holders that move out of...

Where Do British Expats Live?

More than 5.5 million people from Britain live overseas and leave the country at a rate of around 2,000 a week.