All the latest news and updates from the world of tax. We look at new trends in achieving tax efficiency while assuming expatriate status, the ways in which double taxation can be avoided, the use of investment wrappers to reduce tax liability, planning tips for South African Expat Tax laws and for those with existing ties to America, we keep you abreast of FATCA and the ways in which the disruption to your life and personal liability can be eased. Taxation for expats is a complex area, we aim to make sure our readers are au courant with the latest developments in the intricacies of tax efficiency

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How To Claim EIS And SEIS Tax Relief

EIS and SEIS investors tax incentives to buy shares in small companies. The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) supports higher-risk or growing companies. Seed Enterprise Investment


FATCA List – November 2021

The US Internal Revenue Service’s FATCA List keeps growing. More than a decade since the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act was introduced by then-President Barack


FATCA List – September 2021

Britain has lost second-ranking in the US FATCA listings for the first time. Brazil has taken over as the country with the second-most registrations under


FATCA List – August 2021

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has lifted the veil surrounding one of the world’s most secretive tax-havens. The sunny tropical Caribbean paradise

Tax Day 2021

What Tax Day 2021 Means For Expats

Expats with second homes in the UK are likely to see their tax bills rise with government plans to close a lucrative tax loophole that

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SA Expat Tax & SARS VDP Explained

Where you live is not always the place where you pay your taxes, especially if you are a South African expat. Tax residence is not

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Doctors Warned Of Pension Tax Risk

Doctors on the COVID-19 frontline face paying unexpected tax bills as they work longer hours to tackle the pandemic. The issue is complicated pension savings

Tax and Covid

Expat UK Tax Residence And COVID-19

COVID-19 is having a potential unforeseen tax consequence on expats whose travel plans are disrupted as government close borders and impose self-isolation periods. The travel

Tax and Covid

Expats Can Blame COVID-19 For Late Tax Returns

Expat landlords prevented from completing their self-assessment tax returns on time due to COVID-19 can use the pandemic to avoid late-filing penalties, says HM Revenue &


FATCA List – January 2021

As US President Donald Trump packs his possessions and readies to leave the White House, among many of his broken promises was a pledge to

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CGT Change Signalled For Expat Landlords

Expat landlords and second home owners with property in the UK could become major losers if Chancellor Rishi Sunak overhauls how capital gains tax is


FATCA List August 2020

The number of offshore banks and financial institutions reporting to the US Internal Revenue Service under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is still growing


FATCA List – July 2020

The list of foreign financial institutions (FFI) reporting under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) increased by 2,463 to 361,535 in June, according to the