Tag Archives: UK property

UK Summer Economic Statement July 2020 – the facts for expats

The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has presented his Summer Economic Statement, a de facto budget, and this article is an overview of the main points with particular reference to any announcements or changes that are relevant to … Continue reading

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A flight to bricks & mortar? Options to invest in UK & European property

In an uncertain world, it is understandable that we have seen an increase in property as an investment class. People have always liked investments that they fully understand, or can see and touch. Property markets are not equal and the … Continue reading

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UK Stamp Duty to be even higher for non-residents?

Breaking news. It has been announced that the UK Government will shortly be issuing a new consultation document in which it will propose that the rate of Stamp Duty, the tax payable on purchase of a property, will increase further … Continue reading

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An expat’s guide to buying property in the UK

No matter what is happening in the rest of the world, interest in the UK housing market remains strong with many people looking to buy a property as part of their portfolio of investments, or as a future home. For … Continue reading

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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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UK Autumn Statement 2013 – how will it affect you?

Whilst this is UK legislation there are a number of announcements that will affect expats, as well as non-residents who own UK assets, so this article will clarify those issues rather than going through the whole statement. The full document … Continue reading

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