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UK Budget March 2017 – the main points for expats

9th March 2017 saw the final UK Spring Budget as the announcements now move to the Autumn. As ever there were a number of measures that will affect expats, including a surprise regarding pensions. This article is a brief overview … Continue reading

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UK Autumn statement 2015 – the facts for expats

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, presented the UK Autumn Statement and Spending Review to Parliament on 25th November. This is a comprehensive, and lengthy, report so I have picked out a number of the points which may … Continue reading

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HMRC consultation – changes for British expats?

I am sure many people have heard worrying stories about proposed changes to the UK tax system that will affect expats in particular. Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a consultation document with the title of ‘Statutory definition of tax residence: a consultation’. … Continue reading

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Guidance for British Expats – updated May 2011

This has topic has been updated, so please refer to the current post https://financialuae.me/2012/05/03/guidance-for-british-expats-updated-may-2012/   Taxes British expatriates are generally not liable for UK income tax on their earnings whilst resident in the UAE, but specific rules apply. The date … Continue reading

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Where there’s a Will…

The May issue of Good Taste magazine (free in branches of Choitrams) has a two page article on pages 34 and 35 all about Wills. If you haven’t seen a copy, the pages are shown below and you simply click on the … Continue reading

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Radio podcast – February 2011

On 7th February I  appeared in my usual guest slot on the Nightline show on Dubai Eye 103.8FM. This month we talked about the most popular topics in the letters and emails I receive from readers of my newspaper column, as well … Continue reading

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New Year – new financial plans?

Many people make New Year resolution, but how many of those are about your finances? It makes sense to get your finances in order and deal with the priorities so you can get on with enjoying your life. On 3rd … Continue reading

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