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Moving to the UK: Expat tax issues

Moving to the UK: Expat tax issues

3 June 2011 | 0 comments

UK tax expert gives new UK residents a guide on tax issues to consider when living in the United Kingdom.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

It is important to assess the costs and benefits of different transfer options to ensure you get the best deal on your international money transfers.

The UK income tax system: National Insurance

The UK income tax system: National Insurance

4 September 2009 | 1 comment

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

The benefits of using a foreign currency broker

The benefits of using a foreign currency broker

18 December 2014 | 0 comments

Transeferring funds overseas can prove expensive, but a reputable currency broker such as TorFX can help expats save money on foreign currency transactions. [Contributed by TorFX]

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

18 August 2014 | 2 comments

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

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

13 August 2014 | 0 comments

Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

12 August 2014 | 0 comments

If you've gathered pensions from a number of countries and plan on retiring abroad, Expatica's pension expert Phil Loughton explains how to transfer your pension plans abroad.

Expat guide to offshore investment

Expat guide to offshore investment

8 August 2014 | 5 comments

Overwhelmed by the number of offshore investment products? Expatica's expert Russell Hammond explains the basics for investing abroad and using offshore investments for portable retirement planning.

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

12 June 2014 | 0 comments

Following changes to UK pension legislation in March 2014, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether QROPS is still a beneficial option for expats living abroad.

QROPS – is it a pension option for expats living abroad?

QROPS – is it a pension option for expats living abroad?

12 June 2014 | 0 comments

Following changes to UK pension legislation, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether a QROPS pension scheme is an option for expats living in Europe.

Offshore companies in the UK

Offshore companies in the UK

18 March 2013 | 0 comments

Consider the benefits of setting up an offshore company by registering, establishing or incorporating your business outside the country of residence.

Offshore banking in the United Kingdom

Offshore banking in the United Kingdom

11 March 2013 | 0 comments

Consider the benefits of offshore banking, which can offer international financial services for expats and companies in the United Kingdom.

Expert tips: How to invest your money wisely

Expert tips: How to invest your money wisely

26 March 2012 | 0 comments

Financial expert Craig Welsh shows how expats can build a successful investment portfolio for long-term capital growth, using a range of investment options.

Rick Steves: Credit cards in Europe — the perils of plastic

Rick Steves: Credit cards in Europe — the perils of plastic

20 March 2012 | 0 comments

Much of Europe has implemented a chip-and-PIN system, using credit and debit cards that are embedded with a microchip and require a PIN code for transactions.

Moving back to the UK: Financial considerations

Moving back to the UK: Financial considerations

15 March 2012 | 0 comments

The financial planning experts at The Fry Group offer this list of factors for British expats to consider before planning their move back to the United Kingdom.

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