Financial Planning, Pensions, QROPS

UK Pension Freedom triggers 55% Tax

17 Jun , 2015  

Transferring UK pensions into offshore schemes has become very popular for Expatriates over the last few years, but the rules have changed.

Transferring existing UK┬ápensions into offshore schemes has become more and more popular for British Expats over the last few years, but new rules may have made the move less attractive. Pension freedoms, introduced from April 6th, mean that British savers who transfer their pension to Australia or New Zealand, for example, could face a shocking […]

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Financial Planning, Property

New CGT Rules for Brits

27 May , 2015  

Capital Gains Tax

When selling UK properties, Britons that live overseas are now subject to Capital Gains Tax, but you can minimise the impact. April 5th marked a new tax year in Britain, and the introduction of new legislation which taxes any gains made on residential property sold by all of those living outside the UK. Up until […]

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Insurance, Market Watch

NHS Gets Tough on British Expats

6 May , 2015  

NHS Gets Tough

The NHS just got much stricter for expats returning home to make the most of free healthcare and patients should expect to be asked questions about their residence status in the UK. From the 6th April, any expat that resides outside of Europe that returns home for health treatment must have sufficient insurance or pay […]

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