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Self employed expats face UK government tax and NI crackdown

Self employed expats face UK government tax and NI crackdown
British expats whose companies are UK-registered and who work overseas are about to be targeted by UK tax officials. Chancellor Phillip Hammond has ordered the Treasury to drat new laws governing British expats working for their own private, UK-registered companies. The move is aimed at clamping down on alleged tax avoidance by Britons...

Brit and German unis join together to save EU research grants

Brit and German unis join together to save EU research grants
A famous UK university is working with its German equivalent to get round the Brexit effect on EU research funding. The threat to UK universities’ EU research funding caused by Brexit could recede due to a plan by two leading world universities, with academics in the UK have fearing the ending of EU research grants ever since the...

Telling it like it is on post-Brexit annuity payments and SIPPs

Telling it like it is on post-Brexit annuity payments and SIPPs
For British expat retirees in EU member states, the position as regards annuity payments and SIPPs post-Brexit has been as clear as mud. For Britons already retired in EU member states as well as those approaching retirement and planning to head overseas, the ongoing confusion about pension payments has caused stress and fear. Advisors...

Brit expats in France demand second referendum based on Brexit deal

Brit expats in France demand second referendum based on Brexit deal
British expatriates living in France are now in favour of a second referendum as the only way to stop the Brexit debacle. Brit expats who’ve made their homes and started businesses in France are amongst the worst affected by the UK/EU divorce, with the majority now believing the only way out of the debacle is via a second referendum....

Brexit advice for Brit expats in Italy

Brexit advice for Brit expats in Italy
If you’ve just moved or are planning a pre-Brexit move to Italy, you’ll need to get clued up on what’s necessary before the UK leaves the EU at the end of March next year. Most British expats living in Italy are convinced one result of Brexit will be a total bureaucratic nightmare for those living in European Union member states....

Expat tax efficiency after a move to Spain

Expat tax efficiency after a move to Spain
If you’ve recently relocated to Spain or are still planning to make the move, investigating the country’s tax-efficient opportunities could save you money. The most important part of your move to Spain as regards tax-efficiency is to establish the exact date you became resident for tax purposes. Your liabilities will include tax on...

Expats in the Netherlands enraged by lack of action on tax break

Expats in the Netherlands enraged by lack of action on tax break
Expats working in the Netherlands are now committed to legal action after the government finally reneged on its 30 per cent tax break for incomers. Expatriates across the country are referring to the day of judgement as Black Tuesday, venting their anger and feelings of exploitation and betrayal as they continue to raise funds for a...

Expats in Netherlands fight on over 30 per cent ruling transition period

Expats in Netherlands fight on over 30 per cent ruling transition period
Expat professionals are still fighting the government’s shock change of mind on the popular 30 per cent expat tax break. Expats who chose the Netherlands to start new businesses or take on jobs overseas due to its government’s 30 per cent tax break scheme are still furious over the drastic reduction of the valuable benefit. Timing...

Misselling of expat pension transfers is the next major financial scandal

Misselling of expat pension transfers is the next major financial scandal
The next major financial scandal is expected to be pensions misselling, with IFAs and insurers hit hard. If you’re planning a retirement overseas with the help of your pension pot, the next big financial scandal due to hit world news may well save you becoming yet another victim of pensions misselling by commission hungry IFAs. According...

Expat victims of Premier FX crash determined to fight for their money

Expat victims of Premier FX crash determined to fight for their money
Premier FX was a popular choice for expat professionals remitting moneys to the home country as well as for expat retirees bringing in their pension payments in their host country’s currency. The supposedly reputable forex platform was based in and operated from Portugal, offering all the usual guarantees, but it now seems the...