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FATCA

US Tax Reform Pushes Ahead But No Move On FATCA Or...

America’s ruling Republicans have announced a major tax reform for international businesses – but failed to say a word about changing how US expats...

Riddle Of The Disappearing QROPS List

The British tax authority is warning expats who switch onshore UK pensions to a QROPS to check the provider receiving their money qualifies as...

So, You Want To Transfer You Pension To A QROPS

Switching retirement savings to an offshore QROPS is a straightforward process, proving you follow some simple rules. But with all things official, the devil is...

Portugal Mulls Pension Tax For Expats

British expats in Portugal may soon face paying bigger tax bills as the government considers shaking up non-habitual resident rules. The current regime allows expats...

FATCA Lobby Vows To Fight On After Another Legal Setback

Expats have vowed to carry on their fight to challenge the controversial Foreign Account Compliance Tax Act (FATCA) despite setbacks in the courts. The Republican...

Britain’s Links With Offshore Tax Havens Revealed

Britain is the world's second largest conduit for multinational companies avoiding tax on profits, according to new research. Although the British government has taken a...
Repeal FATCA

Why Is No–one Listening To Repeal FATCA Calls?

Campaigners lobbying for the repeal of FATCA in the USA are demanding to know why President Donald Trump and Republicans in Washington are ignoring...
FATCA Tracker

FATCA List – June 4, 2017

Despite campaigners lobbying to repeal the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) introduced by former US President Barack Obama, the list of foreign financial...

More Delays For Expats As HMRC Misses QROPS Deadline

Expats waiting to switch cash into an offshore QROPS pension will have to wait a little longer as HM Revenue & Customs misses a...

Top 10 Most Expensive Global Cities For Expats

Expats have voted Hamilton, Bermuda, as the most expensive city in the world to live. The sunshine tax haven is 40% more expensive than New...

400,000 US Expats Ready To Renounce Citizenship Over FATCA

Around 400,000 American expats have plans to renounce their US citizenship mainly due to strict FATCA tax rules, according to a new survey. The poll...

Time Running Out For Tax Avoiders As Data Deadline Approaches

Time is up for wealthy people with undeclared cash and investments hidden in offshore accounts to avoid tax. The first reporting date for financial institutions...

Expat Guide To Offshore Banking And Money Transfers

Expats do not have to be wealthy to switch their money to an offshore bank or building society. The stigma of offshore comes from individuals...

QROPS List – May 15, 2017

The latest official listing shows more QROPS offshore pensions for British expats are missing. The USA has also lost QROPS status again. The States has had...

QROPS Uncertainty May Impact Millions Of Expats

Pension planning rules should offer certainty for expats – but Brexit and sudden QROPS tax changes are doing anything but that. The risk is the...
FATCA Tracker

FATCA List – May 2017

The list of financial organisations signing up to show compliance with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is still growing. FATCA demands financial institutions...

Switching Expat Savings To An Overseas Pension

If you have UK pension savings and are planning to become an expat, you can transfer your money to an overseas pension for easier...

QROPS List – May 1, 2017

The world of the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) has settled down for expat retirement savers after several weeks of rule changes. Since Chancellor...

Tax Hike For Offshore Pensions Slammed As Unfair

Financial campaigners have slammed government plans to make people living in the UK pay more tax on benefits paid from offshore pensions as unfair. The...
FATCA

US Expats FACE FATCA Tax Filing Dilemma

American expats fear a crackdown by the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) if they fail to declare their offshore cash and investments under the...