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Offshore Banking Guide For Expats

You don’t have to be a millionaire to enjoy the benefits of having an offshore bank account – they are open to everyone. Expats living...
UK FATCA

Offshore Targets In Sight For British FATCA

The targets of Britain’s ‘Son of FATCA’ proposed law to find out about cash and investments taxpayers hold overseas is becoming clearer. A list of...

Overseas Property Investors Plump For Safe Havens

The predicted upturn in the US economy will also boost the country’s property market for overseas investors, says real estate firm Collier’s International. In their...

London Takes Top Spot in Poll for World Financial Capital

London remains the financial capital of the world – closely followed by New York, Hong Kong and Singapore, according to an analysis of the...

Expats are Fast Moving Away from Offshore

People are sure going off offshore – it’s not a term many expats want to have their good names associated with, as governments in...
Financial Centres Shy from FATCA Spotlight

Financial Centres Shy from FATCA Spotlight

FATCA – the Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act – is a major headache for financial centres without the legal infrastructure. The law is targeted at...

Offshore or Onshore? Picking the Right Expat Pension

Pensions are confusing for expats because of the unbelievable tinkering over the years that has thrown up so many new names for old schemes. To...
FATCA stops offshore banking for US taxpayers

FATCA stops offshore banking for US taxpayers

The controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, FATCA,  is shutting the door on investment and financial opportunities for US taxpayers. From January 1, 2013, foreign...

Why comparing offshore savings rates is so hard

With rates and deals changing so fast, finding a reliable source of savings information for expats is hard work. Many of the best interest rates...
Don’t get tense over the tax on presents and gifts

Don’t get tense over the tax on presents and gifts

The beady eyes of the Internal Revenue Service are looking out for any US taxpayer who fails to report any offshore earnings or gains...
Europe orders Britain to change offshore company tax laws

Europe orders Britain to change offshore company tax laws

The European Commission has ordered Britain to change laws aimed at stopping the removal of assets overseas to avoid tax. HM Revenue & Customs aims...
Time to hang up the wealth management black hat

Time to hang up the wealth management black hat

As governments team up to lift the veil on former shelters for the wealthy the world over, here’s a look at the pros and...
Spanish tax office targeting expats with offshore accounts, say experts

Spanish tax office targeting expats with offshore accounts, say experts

Expats in Spain who have undeclared bank accounts in tax havens are now being routinely pursued by the Spanish tax authority, warn personal finance...

HMRC turns up the heat on offshore tax cheats

The new penalties will be slapped on offshore investors who evade tax by failing to tell HMRC about the full extent of their holdings. HMRC...