Archive for the Tax Category

Five Common Mistakes UK Expats Make About Domicile And Tax

Research has uncovered some misunderstandings among British expats when it comes to their domicile and tax position. These misunderstandings could leave you and your loved ones financially exposed, and could even land you in trouble with HMRC if you are not paying the correct UK taxes.

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How will the Taxman come after South African Expats?

As a South African expat in Singapore living in a country where the top tax rate is 22%‚ but your salary falls into South Africa’s 45% tax bracket‚ the taxman now wants to come after you to collect the difference of 23%.

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The 2017 South African Tax Season Has Officially Started!

This year there have been changes to South African Tax and we list below some of the things to look out for during this filing season (covering the tax year from 1st March 2016 to 28th February 2017).

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Four Ways To Reduce Your US Taxes As An Expat

In this article, we review four ways you can reduce your US taxes as an Expat.

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South Africa Introduces the Concept of “Double Non-Taxation”

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As expatriates, we are all familiar with the concept of Double Taxation Agreements which prevent the same income being taxed twice. Now the South African Government wants to set a dangerous precedent by introducing the concept of “Double Non-Taxation”.

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Reading the Runes for Budget 2017

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This year’s Autumn Statement was much awaited as the first set piece for the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond. In the days immediately following his appointment Mr Hammond had spoken about…

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UK Inheritance Tax Can Take Up To 40% Of The Money You Leave To Your Spouse!

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Did you know – if you are a British person married to a non-Brit, your spouse could be liable for a UK Inheritance Tax bill of up to 40% of your worldwide assets upon your death?…

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Goodbye Tax Relief, Hello Age-Related Bonus?

With the Autumn Statement fast approaching, it seems that the Chancellor is once again targeting pensions as a way of raising money. A report in The Times has suggested that the Treasury is considering a revamp of pensions tax relief along the lines of what…

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Brexit – What does it mean for you?

The last few weeks have produced fundamental shifts in the world we have grown used to, following the UK’s historic vote to leave the EU, but what does this mean for you and what action do you need to take to protect yourself and your wealth from its impact?

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Brexit Pension & Tax Update

The votes have been cast and counted and Britain has voted to leave the EU. We are now in uncharted territory and it will take some time to understand what this means for the UK and for expats around the world.

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