The start of a New Year is always a good time to review one's finances. Here are some ways to make sure that you are on the right track.
With Christmas a few days away and an onslaught of New Year resolutions not far behind, it is important to remember that the relentless pursuit of more often leads to just more disappointment.
So, you've just turned 55 and are now able to access your pension. But what to do? In this post we look at the pros and cons of your main drawdown options.
HMRC is changing the way that Capital Gains Tax is paid on the sale of UK property by expats. Find out how the new rules affect you.
How to find a lost pension? A common question for expats who move from country to country. Luckily, the solutions are usually fairly straightforward.
If you live in a country that has a Double Tax Treaty with the UK, you can obtain a no tax (NT) code to avoid being taxed on your pension twice.
Do you know there are currently millions in unclaimed pension money? Plan ahead so your money doesn’t get added to that total.
What is a SIPP? A Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) can be a low cost, flexible and straightforward way to save for your retirement. It allows you to take control of how your pension funds are managed by providing access to a wide range of different investments, including: Shares of individual companiesUnit trustsOpen-ended investment companiesInvestment trustsExchange … Continue reading What is an international SIPP? (plus a guide to their tax treatment)
Studies show that expat divorce rates are much higher than average. In addition, while divorce is complex at the best of times, for expats it can be even more challenging. For example, there is the matter of where to get divorced. In the country of residence or the home country? What happens if the 2 … Continue reading How to mitigate the financial impact of divorce
If you or your employer have contributed to a UK pension while you have been working overseas, then you may be eligible for an enhancement which could cut the amount of tax that you have to pay when you start drawing your pension. It is known as the "non-residence enhancement factor" and it reduces the … Continue reading What is the Non-Residence Enhancement Factor and how does it work?