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Offshore investors to suffer new tax

16 October 2019

Personal portfolio bond investors to suffer a new penal tax if investing into UK property funds.

UBS Bank Loses Swiss Court Battle

30 July 2019

Switzerland’s Federal Supreme Court has ruled against UBS and approved the transfer of client data to French authorities.

IRS To Revoke 260k American Passports

09 November 2018

The US Internal Revenue Service has started action to revoke the citizenship or residence rights of at least 260,000 US individuals due to significant tax debts, according to law firm Dickinson Wright

New tax penalties for overseas investors dodging tax

08 October 2018

Britain’s so-called “requirement to correct” (RTC) legislation came into force on 30 September 2018.The new law requires taxpayers to declare any foreign assets that could affect their UK income tax, capital gains tax or inheritance tax.

Empty homes tax - a new budjet blow for landlords

23 November 2017

UK property investors now have to face an additional 'empty house' tax as announced in the November 2017 budget.

Deadline for FATCA FFI agreement quietly extended

25 August 2017

Accounting industry sources have flagged up the fact that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is now stating that the deadline for FFI Agreements to be renewed is October 24, 2017.

5 common mistakes UK expats make with domicile and tax

19 July 2017

British expats still have some crucial misunderstandings about domicile status and tax positions that could leave them and their loved ones financially exposed and even land them in trouble with HM Revenue & Customs, warns Rachael Griffin at Old Mutual Wealth.

Fast approaching tax deadline for South African expats

19 July 2017

Taxpayers in South Africa have less than a month to come clean and regularise any undisclosed or unauthorised foreign assets or income before the country’s Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) ends on 31 August.

Learn How HMRC Are Finding Tax Cheats

11 July 2017

HMRC is serious about stepping up not only its surveillance but also finding innovative ways of catching tax cheats.

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