Tag Archives: UK

Need to know: Taxes on UK property

I have previously written about the various taxes that relate to the ownership of property in the UK but this article brings all the information together in one handy guide. This is written for the benefit of expats. There are … Continue reading

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UK mortgages for UAE based expats

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. Changes … Continue reading

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UK Budget (March) 2015. The points that affect expats

The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the latest budget on 18th March. Few of the announcements will directly affect people who are not currently resident in the UK so in this post I would just like to comment on some … 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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Planning for the future? Something to think about…

There are two main threats to your income in retirement. Not saving enough now Inflation ¬†Consider these facts: During 2010, of the 450,000 pension annuities that were purchased in the UK, less than 1% were over ¬£200,000 in value. (HMRC … 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¬† This post has been superceded by another with more up to date information.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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