Tax Articles

Spoof tax guide exposes the rich and famous

A spoof celebrity gossip magazine sending up how the wealthy manage their taxes to pay less has been published by the Trade Union Congress (TUC). The magazine – Kerching! A Celebrity Guide to Tax Dodging – list the 10 most popular ways the wealthy and companies bypass tax laws, alleges the TUC. The articles explain […]

Will FATCA change the face of overseas investments forever?

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act will cause a sea change in the way in which financial institutions who deal with American persons operate. But how different will the provisions make the customer experience for investors, and will the provisions be workable for FFIs? Despite significant resistance and lobbying from the financial services sector against […]

Finding a good QROPS adviser

Getting the right pension plan can make or break a comfortable retirement. Everyone has heard the horror stories of the elderly couples who worked hard all their lives but made the wrong choices and ended up destitute as a result. If you are planning to retire abroad, the overseas dimension to your choice adds a […]

QNUPS can shelter wealthy homeowners from tax

QNUPS offshore pensions can help wealthy property owners avoid Chancellor George Osborne’s crack down on tax management, according to lawyers. Qualifying Non-UK Pensions (QNUPS) can shelter expensive residential property from new laws aimed at the wealthiest homeowners. In the last Budget, Osborne decided to raise stamp duty on home purchases of £2 million or more […]

French property tax hike double jeopardy for expats

Details of how French tax hikes will affect hundreds of thousands of expats with holiday homes are becoming cheap mlb jerseys clearer. Socialist President Francois Hollande Phase is levying a social contribution on all foreign owners of property in cheap jerseys France. This national insurance tax will add 15.5% to income tax on rental profits […]