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In addition to the latest headlines on tax changes and developments, the Money International tax writers are also providing the tips, deadlines and scams you need to know to make the most of your finances.

News includes information on the latest FACTA developments from the USA, HMRC from England, and other updates from leading financial centers.

We’ll also keep you informed on sanctions and developments taking place within smaller countries – so you can understand the nuances which shape the tax landscape.

In essence, we provide you with the breaking tax news you need to understand how to protect and grow your wealth – wherever you are in the world.

Updates and analysis on the latest tax news, including economic advancements, FATCA and HMRC developments and general international tax information. Including the best methods of tax efficient saving and earning, and any important changes to legislation.

Piles of money have bought happiness for a group of multimillionaires who spend most of their time on a floating tax haven cruising the globe. The World is a unique ship – part cruise liner and part home that has some of the most expensive apartments that extreme wealth can...
Expats looking to move back to the UK could face unexpected property tax bills. Everyone buying a home in England must pay stamp duty on property purchases of more than £125,000, while Scotland and Wales have their own rules. But many expats do not realise they could fall outside of the...
The tax man may not pick up the phone as quickly as most taxpayers would like but whistleblowers seem to have no problem getting through. HM Revenue & Customs has revealed more than 40,000 callers clamouring to tip them off about tax cheats got in touch last year. That’s double the...
The end of the financial year is fast approaching for UK taxpayers - including expats who may live overseas but are still tax residents. It’s important to make the best of any available tax breaks that allow taxpayers to keep their money in savings or investments rather than handing too...
The Common Reporting Standard is expected to swing into action in a few weeks - but how does this impact expats and the tax they pay? To find out, here’s a list of frequently asked questions about the standard: What is the Common Reporting Standard? The Common Reporting Standard or CRS is...
Wealthy landlords, expats and investors could be in the firing line as ministers look for ways to raise more tax. Even though taxpayers are paying more towards government revenue now than at any time in the past 50 years, Whitehall still needs more cash. Tax experts suggest the Treasury is already...
Taxpayers are paying the government more money now than they have paid in the past 50 years, according to a new study. Tax has reached a 49-year high, says the Taxpayer Alliance, a lobby group that monitors tax and government spending. In 2018, taxes will make up 34.3% of the country’s...
The British tax man is asking foreign governments to chase down expats working overseas who have failed to pay the right amount of tax. Almost £6 million was raised for HM Revenue & Customs by foreign tax authorities in 2017. This was triple the amount raised from British expats in 2016...
Tax is getting a little complicated for expat American business owners. An unintended result of President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a transition tax aimed at the profits of multinational companies. This transition tax demands expats running small businesses abroad should pay a 15.5% tax on foreign earnings...
Online crooks have put thousands of fake web sites online to scam millions of pounds from taxpayers on both sides of the Atlantic. HM Revenue & Customs warns fraudsters are forever coming up with ways to rip-off taxpayers. In the past 12 months, HMRC has taken 20,750 malicious web sites offline-...
Death taxes for families reached a record high of more than £5 billion last year, according to figures from HM Revenue & Customs. The inheritance tax take was up £400 million to £5.2 billion despite the launch of a new allowance allowing parents to pass on more of their wealth...
Paying tax is more taxing in some leading economies than others, according to data released by the Organisation of Economic Development and Co-operation. The OECD is a talking shop for the world’s 35 leading economies, including the UK. The group’s 2018 Taxing Wages reportshows the OECD tax rate for a single...
English Premier League soccer stars face bills adding up to £250 million after pouring cash into a discredited tax avoidance scheme. Nearly 150 players are caught up in the scandal. Many face financial ruin if they cannot pay the massive bills sent out by HM Revenue & Customs. One former Manchester United household...
If you are an expat and want to ensure your wealth goes to the people you intend when you die, then you need to understand inheritance tax rules. You must remember is your place of domicile affects the inheritance tax (IHT) that you pay in the UK. The rule of thumb...
US taxpayers who have failed to declare their offshore money will lose the chance to confess to the Internal Revenue Service later this year. The IRS has announced that the Overseas Voluntary Disclosure Program will close on September 28. In the 10 years the OVDP has run, 56,000 taxpayers have owned...