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Economic Impact Payments for US Expats

The US government is paying millions of dollars into the bank accounts of American expats as coronavirus economic impact payments and this guide will...

HMRC Explained

HMRC is short for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. The HMRC collects the taxes and customs duties that the British government spends...

Difference Between Residence and Domicile

For British expats, their residence and domicile determine how much tax they are likely to pay, both in the country where they...

QROPS, 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...

FATCA List – November 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) increased by 1,500 to 347,162...

How To Give Cash To Grandchildren And Minimise Tax

Kind-hearted grandparents are keen to find ways to help their grandchildren financially. Their plans range from gifting property and large sums of money to tax...

Brexit Tax Shocker On The Way For Brits With Property In Europe

British landlords with holiday homes to let in Europe will face extra taxes after Brexit. Paying more tax is an unforeseen consequence of Brexit that...

Aussie Expats Granted A CGT Delay But New Law IS On The Way

Aussie expats facing massive tax bills when selling a home have won more time to put their finances in order. The government is extending the...

Technology Tracks Down £610m Tax Dodgers

Technology means the tax man knows more about you and your money than ever before - and the result is targeted tax fraud inquiries...

IRS Set To Cancel Passports For US Expats With Tax Debts

Thousands of US expats with large tax debts may be stranded overseas when  they lose their passports from this month, warns the Internal Revenue...

Tax for expats selling a UK home

If you own a home in the UK but are tax resident in another country, capital gains tax may be due when you sell. But...

IRS Changes Tax Rules For Accidental Americans

Accidental Americans trading in their US passports have been offered a lenient tax deal. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has agreed to wipe the tax...

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Difference Between Residence and Domicile

For British expats, their residence and domicile determine how much tax they are likely to pay, both in the country where they...

QROPS, 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...

Living In The Philippines, A Guide for Expats

Brilliant weather, a low cost of living and friendly, English speaking people makes The Philippines a popular destination for British expats.