Is China About To Enter Asia Currency War

Is China About To Enter Asia Currency War?

All eyes are on the Chinese yuan as Asia Pacific central banks tinker with interest rates to try to spur economic growth. Banks are cutting rates around the region in a bid to spur flagging growth and slow

Tax Is Simple – Pay What’s Owed, Not A Penny

Tax Is Simple – Pay What’s Owed, Not A Penny More

English Is The Language Of Love, Say Daters

English Is The Language Of Love, Say Daters

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VCTs Offer Good Value To Wealthy Investors

Wealthy investors looking to extend their tax breaks are dumping cash into small companies setting up as venture capital trusts (VCTs). Entrepreneurs are finding investors eager to fund their projects with £130 million already sunk into their ...

Investments
Tax On Those Flexible Pension Withdrawals

Tax On Those Flexible Pension Withdrawals

Many expats may be wondering where the best place to live is if drawing a significant cash lump sum out of a pension under new flexible access rules. From April, the rules allow anyone over 55 to withdraw either all their pension or smaller lump sums to ...

Currency
Is China About To Enter Asia Currency War

Is China About To Enter Asia Currency War?

All eyes are on the Chinese yuan as Asia Pacific central banks tinker with interest rates to try to spur economic growth. Banks are cutting rates around the region in a bid to spur flagging growth and slow down inflation, but all their plans could come to ...

Tax
IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams For 2015

IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams For 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning taxpayers in America to watch out for this year’s dirty dozen tax scams. Every year, the IRS draws up a list of con tricks and bad behaviour by crooks and taxpayers. Just like Britain and Europe, the US ...

Tax
HMRC Cracks Down On Celebrity Tax Avoidance

HMRC Cracks Down On Celebrity Tax Avoidance

Wealthy sports stars and celebrities have suffered two major tax avoidance defeats at the hands of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). In the high-profile Eclipse Partnerships case, the Court of Appeal ruled for HMRC against one of Eclipse’s 31 partnerships to ...

Retirement
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Civil Servants Worried About Pensions

Civil Servants - both current and former – are now publicly expressing their concerns, as retirement promises and pre-agreed arrangements look likely to be reneged upon. In the face of adverse public sector pension conditions, which include a huge deficit ...

Investments
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Extra SEIS Tax Breaks For Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders are waking up to the benefits of the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and starting to label pitches on their platforms that attract the extra tax breaks. UK crowdfunding platforms like Crowdcube now allow potential investors to search ...

News
Heartbreak Of Falling For An Online Dating Fraudster

Heartbreak Of Falling For An Online Dating Fraudster

Online dating is a massive hit with expats who are warned not to let their heart rule their minds as fraudsters target them for cash. British daters lost £34 million to scammers in 2014 - a third up on frauds in the previous 12 months, says the National ...

Tax
Tax Is Simple – Pay What’s Owed, Not A Penny More

Tax Is Simple – Pay What’s Owed, Not A Penny More

Tax avoidance is already the front line for politicians fighting for Election 2015 votes but a lot of what they are talking about is misleading. The law is quite unambiguous about the difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance. The cases that are ...

Tax
FATCA Relief On The Way For US Dual Citizens

FATCA Relief On The Way For US Dual Citizens

American taxpayers with dual citizenship can soon renounce their US citizenship without facing exit taxes and other penalties if a new law passes through Congress. The government has recognised that the new Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has put ...