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The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes or QROPS

QROPS List – May 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 905 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 32 Guernsey 63 Hong Kong 7 India 12 Ireland 69 Isle of Man 353 Jersey 57 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 36 Mauritius 1 Netherlands 39 New...

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...

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 the UK...

QROPS List – April 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. The number of QROPS has increased by 95 since the start of...

QROPS List – April 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. To find out more read the What is QROPS article HMRC QROPS List...

Now’s The Time For Last Minute Tax Planning

The Brexit and tax year end clocks are counting down towards the end of the month, so if you have any last-minute tax planning,...

QROPS List – March 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial jurisdiction No of QROPS Australia 848 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 64 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of...

QROPS List – March 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. Find out What is QROPS HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial centre No of...

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...

What Is The QROPS Overseas Transfer Charge?

The QROPS overseas transfer charge is an exit tax on funds switched out of a UK pension or another QROPS that effectively takes away...

QROPS List – February 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial jurisdiction No of QROPS Australia 827 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 62 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of...

Five Reasons For Consolidating Small Funds Into A QROPS

Expats can make the most of their retirement savings by moving any small funds into a larger tax-efficient QROPS. Making the move is sound financial...

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...

QROPS List – February 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 807 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 63 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of Man 350 Jersey 49 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 38 Mauritius 2 Netherlands 34 New...

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...

QROPS List – January 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country Number of QROPS Australia 803 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 60 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of Man 350 Jersey 49 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 38 Mauritius 2 Netherlands 32 New...

QROPS List – December 15, 2018

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial centre No of QROPS Australia 787 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 60 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of...

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’,...

QROPS List – November 15, 2018

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial jurisdiction No of QROPS Australia 761 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 30 Guernsey 57 Hong Kong 2 India 9 Ireland 63 Isle of...

Do Foreign Spouses Inherit Expat Pensions?

A question expats married to a foreign spouses often ask is if their partners will inherit their UK pensions should they die before them. Expats...