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UK tax system

A complete guide to the UK tax system

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Learn more about taxes in the UK, estimate your income tax and discover if you'll 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.

What happens if I do not pay national insurance in UK

What happens if I do not pay National Insurance in the UK?

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What happens if you do not pay National Insurance in the UK? This article answers that question plus all the information you need to decide if you should pay national insurance contributions or not.

Income tax UK

The UK income tax system: Full-time employment

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If you are working in the UK, your UK tax contributions will be collected in different ways, depending on your circumstances.

Retire abroad

Cross-border retirement planning and pensions for expats

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It’s a dream for many: after years of hard work, they can finally travel to far-off lands and enjoy the rest of their retirement without worrying about finances. With some planning beforehand, the dream of retiring abroad can become a reality.

Three tax planning concepts

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There are many ways to potentially reduce your tax burden. Here are three tax planning concepts that you should be familiar with. [Contributed by Beacon Financial Education]

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....

Beacon Financial Education

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...

TorFX - Emigration Focus

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.

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

UK self-employed tax and net income calculation

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Find out which self-employment tax or corporation tax is relevant to your UK business and calculate your net income, plus which business expenses can be claimed as 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.



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