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UK tax

A complete guide to UK taxes

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If you're moving to the UK, find out which UK taxes you will have to pay and whether you will be classed as a resident or non-resident taxpayer in the UK.

UK pension rules

UK pension: Guide to UK pension rules, age, rates and contributions

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This complete UK pension guide explains the UK pension rules for expats, as well as the UK pension rates, pension age and UK contributions to help calculate your average UK pension.

UK income tax

The UK income tax system: National Insurance

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You pay National Insurance contributions (NICs) to build up your entitlement to certain social security benefits, including the State Pension.

Transferring a pension

UK pension transfers for expatriates

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some of the issues affecting expatriates when transferring UK pensions. One of very few advisers providing advice to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only...

How to make QROPS work for you

How to make QROPS work for you

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some key points about QROPS and how QROPS can be best managed to work for you. One of very few advisers to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only basis....

How can I pay off the credit card debt I racked up over the holidays?

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It's a common occurrence once the holiday season winds down — you reluctantly look at your credit card statement and wince at all the purchases you made over the holidays. Fortunately, there's no need to panic. Consider using one of the following strategies to help pay it off.[contributed by Beacon Financial...

Emigration focus: moving money when moving abroad

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When it comes to making a fresh start in a new country, knowing where to start planning the move can be a bit daunting. The best way to approach the mammoth list of tasks, including money transfers, is to take them one at a time.

Expats can beat low interest rates by investing via Internet financial services

Expats can beat low interest rates by investing via Internet financial serv...

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The Internet provides investment opportunities for expats across Europe. Investing via the international Internet platform Raisin enhances interest rate gains, giving you the choice of savings products from banks across the EU. [Contributed by Raisin]

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

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Zero interest rates have a significant impact on people’s savings, pensions and investment yields. This article explains how you can act now to get the highest interest rate possible for your savings.

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates

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The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

UK corporation tax

Self-employment and corporation tax in the UK

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Find out which corporation tax or self-employment tax is relevant to your UK business, plus what business expenses can be claimed as a tax exemption.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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Assessing the pros, cons and costs of different transfer options is important to get the cheapest and best deal on your international money transfers.

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

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Getting your finances in proper order before relocating overseas is vital to achieve happiness and be rid of any worries in your new home.

Expat UK taxes

Moving to the UK: UK tax issues for expats

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UK tax expert Kieran provides internationals a guide on tax issues to consider as an expat moving to the United Kingdom.

Pension planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.



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