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Central Banks Spook The Markets With Rate Rise Talk

Do comments from leading central bankers just spook the markets or are they helpful hints that oil the wheels and let markets run smoother? The...

Expats Barred From Voting In EU In/Out Referendum

David Cameron’s Tory government is planning to drive through a new law to allow a UK yes/no referendum on staying in the European Union...

Queen’s Speech 2015 Keeps Tory Manifesto Promise

Prime Minister David Cameron has carried through with his election manifesto promises for an in/out European Union referendum, an income tax lock and more...

Fund Managers And Economists – Today’s Charlatans

Can economists and financial analysts really tell investors the future or should they be consigned to join charlatan fortune tellers and mediums? Millions of investors...

Tories Urged To Keep Expat Votes Pledge

Electoral reform lobbyists are urging expats to protect their right to vote in the UK by reminding Tory MPs that they pledged to scrap...

HMRC Blitz Wins £100 Billion In Tax Avoidance Cash

Government money handed to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to blitz tax avoidance has given a return of more than 100 times the investment. The...

More Pension Changes Pledged If Minister Voted Back

More sweeping pension changes could be on the way if Lib Dem Pension Minister Steve Webb gets back into power. Webb has been a driving...

Britain Wants 100,000 Expat Voters For Next Election

Britain’s love-hate relationship with expats is lingering on as the government tries to encourage more voters living overseas to take part in the upcoming...

Autumn Statement 2014 – No help for expats

Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement 2014 delivered little to improve the financial lot of expats. Having already announced capital gains tax changes for non-residents earlier...

Tax Is Too Taxing For Millions Of Workers

Despite what HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) might tell you, tax is too taxing for most people and the system needs to change, according...

Proud Leaders Fail To Make Right Currency Decisions

The saying pride comes before a fall is apt for governments and the way they view managing their currencies, according to financial experts. National pride...

Get Ready For A World Of Financial Mediocrity

Unless politicians or economists come up with some new ideas to stimulate global growth, the world is heading for years of economic mediocrity. In a...

Expats May Quit Kuwait Over Axed Subsidies

Cutting expat subsidies may make them feel outsiders and even drive them to quit the country, says a survey in a leading Kuwait newspaper. The...

SEIS Tax Traps For Unwary Investors

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) offers some generous tax breaks, but for unwary investors the program also has some tax pitfalls. Making some wrong...

Slashing Airport Tax On Long-Haul Flights

Expats can save some money on long-haul flights when after Chancellor George Osborne has axed the two highest rate bands. The changes do not take...

Cameron Pledges Only The Wealthy Will Pay IHT

Prime Minister David Cameron says only the very wealthy should pay inheritance tax as he promised to raise the amount people can pass on...

Annuity Business Ebbs Away After Budget 2014

Pension firms are squirming as they watch their annuity businesses collapse after Chancellor George Osborne’s radical shake-up of the market in Budget 2014. Osborne opened...

Week In Expat Money Matters March 16 – March 22, 2014

Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web. From iExpats.com: Expat Workers In...

Budget 2014 – Tackling Tax Avoidance

Chancellor George Osborne revealed in his Budget 2014 speech that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is collecting almost twice as much tax since the...

Proposed pension cuts may lead to QROPS uptake

With only a year left until the UK general election, the county’s major political parties are starting to articulate their policies on pensions. The latest...