Expat News Tagged 'Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS)'

Survey Finds Many UK Over-50s Want To Retire Abroad

Survey Finds Many UK Over-50s Want To Retire Abroad

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 21 November, 2013

A survey involving over-50s in the UK has found that almost half the total number of respondents would like to retire abroad, and that nearly 70 percent are concerned about the cost of living as a retiree in the UK. Read full story »

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Gibraltar Launches QROPS Compliance Code

Gibraltar Launches QROPS Compliance Code

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 22 October, 2012

The Gibraltar Association of Pension Fund Administrators has drafted a mandatory Code of Conduct to ensure that practitioners accepting Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes business undertake comprehensive due diligence measures to safeguard Gibraltar's reputation as a pensions domicile. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | tax | investment | pensions | Gibraltar | law | retirement | investment funds | United Kingdom | fees | Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) | standards | regulation | services

 

Cyprus QROPS Struck From HMRC Approved List

Cyprus QROPS Struck From HMRC Approved List

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 20 August, 2012

The UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs has removed all Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes based in Cyprus from its approved schemes list, effectively blocking the territory from being able to admit new pension transfers on a tax-free basis from would-be UK expatriates. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | pensions | offshore pensions | law | retirement | international financial centres (IFC) | United Kingdom | tax authority | offshore | Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) | Cyprus

 

Guernsey Aims To Revive QROPS Business

Guernsey Aims To Revive QROPS Business

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 July, 2012

The Guernsey government has announced that it will revise its Section 157E pension scheme structure in an effort to have it recognized by the UK tax authority as a Qualifying Recognized Overseas Pension Scheme that can accept both resident and non-resident taxpayers. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | pensions | offshore pensions | retirement | international financial centres (IFC) | Guernsey | United Kingdom | tax authority | offshore | asset protection | Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

 

Guernsey Receives UK Clarification On QROPS Rules

Guernsey Receives UK Clarification On QROPS Rules

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 14 June, 2012

The UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs, has clarified the rules that Guernsey and other overseas pension schemes must follow in order to be reinstated with Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme status following a significant, ill-understood rule change in April. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Isle of Man | tax | pensions | offshore pensions | law | employees | retirement | international financial centres (IFC) | Guernsey | Jersey | tax authority | offshore | Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

 

Gibraltar Proposes Law Change To Offer UK QROPS

Gibraltar Proposes Law Change To Offer UK QROPS

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 15 May, 2012

The Gibraltar government has published a Bill that would amend the territory's legislation to allow local practitioners to offer Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes under a regime compliant with new rules set by the UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | pensions | Gibraltar | retirement | international financial centres (IFC) | tax authority | offshore | legislation | Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS)

 

Guernsey 'Singled Out' In UK QROPS Change

Guernsey 'Singled Out' In UK QROPS Change

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 17 April, 2012

Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's financial services industry, has condemned the UK tax authority's decision to remove almost all Guernsey Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pensions Schemes from its updated list, describing the move as an 'unjust attack on the island'. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | compliance | tax | pensions | law | retirement | international financial centres (IFC) | Guernsey | United Kingdom | tax authority | offshore | legislation | Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) | regulation

 

UK Budget A Mixed Bag For Expats

UK Budget A Mixed Bag For Expats

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 26 March, 2012

The 2012 UK government Budget, announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne earlier this week, turned out to be a bit of a mixed bag for expats and non-doms, with the news that the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) regime is to be tightened further, and that the introduction of the proposed statutory residence test is to be delayed. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | tax | investment | business | pensions | law | employees | budget | United Kingdom | tax authority | offshore | legislation | Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS)

 

UK QROPS Proposals 'Grossly Unfair On Guernsey'

UK QROPS Proposals 'Grossly Unfair On Guernsey'

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 29 February, 2012

Changes to tax regulations that aim to clamp down on the mis-selling of qualifying recognized overseas pension schemes will disproportionately affect Guernsey, which has a completely clean QROPS record with the UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs, according to a leading Guernsey QROPS provider. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | pensions | offshore pensions | tax avoidance | law | retirement | international financial centres (IFC) | Guernsey | United Kingdom | tax authority | offshore | Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

 

UK Consults On Changes To QROPS Taxation

UK Consults On Changes To QROPS Taxation

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 13 December, 2011

The UK has published for consultation draft legislation which will overhaul the system for the transfer of pension savings to qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes. Read full story »

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