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No Spring Budget for UK

The UK had a political financial statement on 13/3/18 but with no changes or announcements on fiscal matters.

This Spring statement is an update only.

A November budget to implement tax changes following April.

That’s the new UK Way for Budget statements 

November’s Budget confirmed the UK tax and financial position in the year to Brexit

ProACT Sam 14/3/18

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Common Reporting Standards - How it Works for Expats Living and Working Abroad

How it Works for Expats Living and Working Abroad

ProACT Sam highlights the changes in exchange of informatio and what Expats should consider about the way they report tax income and capital.

Exchange of financial information has been around since 2005 when any savings or investment income was required to be reported by the bank/investment fund to their local tax authorities. 

From the start of 2016 a new level of exchange of information was introduced. Called the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) by 2018 102 countries (including every one of 28 EU countries) have committed to CRS exchange of information.

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4 Steps to RAIS Your Game and Overcome Challenges

Embrace the New Year with resolve and resolutions you keep.

Don't stay where you are , consider a life Living and Working Abroad.


Recognise the Challenge in front of you, say hello

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4 Review Steps for Expats Planning for EU Brexit

Sam Orgill of ProACT Expatriate Advice considers what we know so far and recent developments in Brexit and the 4 areas of impact Expats should consider and review to protect Residency Rights, Tax on Income, securing Overseas Property, Medical Cover post Brexit.

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Automatic Inheritance Tax on Property, Business and Probate.for Expats

8 Reason to Use Wills and Trusts to Protect Overseas Assets

ProACT Sam Orgill  .

Automatic Exchange of Information Impacts Everything

The EU introduced new laws for dealing with Estates. Cyprus like other EU countries introduced wide ranging changes in legislation that has a direct impact on the tax status of assets held by Expats overseas.

This allows the possibility for the home country to find out about the overseas business, property and investment assets.  This could add a 40% inheritance tax bill to an estate.

Read the Full Article for More detail and 8 Reason to Use Wills and Trusts to Protect Overseas Assets

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5 Things to Plan for the UK Budget Tax Changes

EU Brexit for Expats - 5 Things to Plan for the UK Budget Tax Changes

ProACT Sam Orgill of Tax Saving Expat Experts

Everything’s the same in the UK. Same Chancellor, same prime minister, same tax year. 

Then everything is different – the UK Budget date has been changed, from Spring to Autumn, (March to November), the UK government has lost its majority, the EU have turned up the heat on EU Brexit, politicians are feeling the heat from the opposition and unions, inflation is rising, people are being squeezed financially.

Click Here to Read 5 Things to plan for EU Brexit for Expats connected to the UK Budget and tax changes ahead.

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5 Top Low Tax Options for Expats

Tuesday Tax: Tax Won’t Change With Brexit UK-Cyprus

5 Top Low Tax Options for Expats Living and Working Abroad

The UK and Cyprus have had a personal and business double taxation treaty since 1974. This will not change after Brexit nor impact on personal or business tax arrangements. Double taxation treaties exist with countries as diverse as Albania and Algeria to Zambia and Vietnam.

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Tuesday Tax: 3 Ways the Tax Man Receives Exchanged Information

Tuesday tax is a weekly briefing of tax news for people Living and Working Abroad from ProACT Partnership Tax Saving Expat Experts. 


Have you wondered why your banks, savings institutions and property lawyers are chasing you this last year to Update your ID, address and tax number ?

Because of the internet.

Really. Information technology allows the tax man to exchange hugh amounts of Data with the countries it cooperates with. 

They all cooperate apart from the extremes - North Korea anyone ?  

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Save Probate Costs & Inheritance Tax with Cyprus Property Trust 9 Benefits of a Cyprus Property Family Trust

Do you ever wonder how your family would deal with your Overseas Property on Death? How your wife, husband, children would cope with the time, expense and development of settling your estate in your home country and overseas?

How would you tackle the UK probate and Inheritance tax assessment, a possible demand for 40% inheritance tax payable with 6 months of death?

A simple UK probate on average takes 9 months to settle. If you need probate overseas as well then that time is easily doubled. How would your family manage the overseas property? What is the expense of Probate lawyers overseas (10%) and offshore property agents (5%) and the time off work and travel to clear up your time living and working abroad?

We have created a free article on our website listing the 7 Benefits of a Cyprus Property Family Trust for expats owning overseas property in Cyprus and other countries.

We know from experience over 20 years that planning ahead to protect your Family overseas property assets from the cost and delay of Probate, Forced Sale and Inheritance Tax at a difficult time for your loved ones. 

ProACT can help you protect your family assets down the generations.

Remember, we offer a FREE no obligation Review.

7 Benefits of a Cyprus Property Family Trust

1.           The Trust Deed & Gift can be created

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10 Things To Do for Expats to Protect Overseas Property Investment

Sam Orgill  asks what do you want from the changes to Domicile from a Cyprus perspective. Change of Domicile Impacts Everything

In the Summer of 2015 Cyprus has introduced wide ranging changes in legislation that has a direct impact on the tax status of assets held by expats in Cyprus. 

Now every Expat must review their Wills, Inheritance Tax, Savings Taxes and Property Title Deeds: to bring their needs in line with the new legislation. 

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