Tag Archives: Tax

UK Capital Gains Tax changes for non-resident UK Property owners

This is a topic I have mentioned in several articles on this website but the final guidance has now been issued by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) so we have clarity as to how tax will be applied on … Continue reading

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News: An update on the foreign spouse exemption

In December 2012 I wrote an article about the potential inheritance tax issues facing British nationals with a foreign spouse. The article is here:  British national with a foreign spouse? Good news! New legislation came into force in July of this year … Continue reading

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Financial Planning & Tax Seminar for British Expats

On Wednesday 20th June I will be running a seminar for British expats, at the Holborn Assets office in Tecom, Dubai. This will cover general financial planning issues, including wills and I have invited a guest speak, the International Tax … Continue reading

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Guidance for British Expats – updated May 2012

Please note that the information in this post refers to the 2012/13 tax year (6th April 2012 to 5th April 2013) and bear in mind that the proposed Statutory Residency Test should become effective from 6th April 2013.  Information can … 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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General guidance for Canadian expats

Taxes Canadian individuals and corporations pay income taxes based on their world-wide income. They are protected against double taxation through the foreign tax credit, which allows taxpayers to deduct from their Canadian income tax otherwise payable from the income tax … Continue reading

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General guidance for British expats

  This post has been superceded by another with more up to date information. Please go to https://financialuae.me/2011/05/23/guidance-for-british-expats-updated-may-2011/ Taxes British expatriates are generally not liable for UK income tax on their earnings whilst resident in the UAE, but specific rules … Continue reading

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