Moving and living abroad

British expats are looking homewards for a slice of the UK’s current property price boom with many considering a buy-to-let investment. With 89 per cent of British expats confirming their confidence in the UK’s property market, as many as 38 per cent say they are planning such a purchase within...

Singapore has been declared as the world’s most expensive city - knocking Tokyo down the league table into joint sixth place alongside Caracas, Geneva, and Melbourne. The sliding yen is the primary cause of Tokyo’s fall and the strong Singapore dollar and high transport costs are the two driving...

With the global economy on the mend, 2014 may just be the right time for expats to start refreshing finances. But while we often hear of what we should be doing, what about avoiding the traps that can scupper years of hard work? To help keep you on the right road, ExpatMoneyChannel has come up...

Expats who’ve been caught up in the UK Government’s budget proposals to charge capital gains tax on British property sold by overseas nationals and non-resident expats, will be breathing a sigh of relief that the new tax won’t take effect until April 2015.

Brits who’ve been living away from the UK for more than six months have been caught up in the latest crackdown on so-called ‘health tourists’. UK Health Minister, John Hutton, has announced the latest restrictions on access to the NHS as part of the government’s determined bid to prevent people...

Your Financial Noticeboard 

It's crucial to keep on top of tasks that affect your finances. As well as important tax planning dates and any up and coming changes affecting your expat status, it's advisable to have a rota of jobs you can pick off throughout the year in order to improve your financial situation. To help you we've listed some actions you should be taking now including checking out health insurance cover, particulary if you are an expat in the Middle East. Also be prepared for new rules that apply to selling property in the UK.  financial noticeboard. 

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Keeping a UK hearth and your tax status

Donald Simpson, Partner with legal and wealth management specialist firm Turcan Connell, explains what you need to know about retaining a UK home for return visits without jeopardizing your non-UK resident stauts for tax purposes.

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Financial Clinic

Have a question about finance, tax or expat legislation? Fire away. We have gathered together top expat experts from the advice, tax, finance and legal world to help. We have featured a selection of our experts below, but to view our full panel click on the 'Meet All Our Experts' link below.