Tax on Americans in the UK – hot topics in 2023
If you are an American expatriate living in London, what issues might you face in 2023? You may struggle to find Reese’s Pieces in the shops, and you may not be able to understand the Scottish or Liverpool accents. Hopefully, these are just minor inconveniences. When do I file my tax return? This […]
What does an expatriate tax advisor do ?
We all think we know the answer …. We often assume “ an expatriate tax advisor is just an accountant who prepares tax returns (UK, US, you name it) once a year. For the remainder of the year, he/she creates tax return questionnaires…. end of discussion ”… Well, there is far more to it than […]
UK Tax Returns 2021/22 – Stressed ? How to Avoid this Seasonal Affliction
To : All expatriates with a UK filing obligation The deadline for filing 2021/22 UK tax returns is 31 January 2023, and now is no time to worry about this. Time for action ! And there are many ways to reduce your stresses – you will see I have prepared a brief list of […]
COVID and TAX – expatriate stories
Covid’s impact on UK tax My stories today focus on expatriate tax as opposed to vaccines for example or new viruses. In other words, most expatriates have suffered many different Covid inconveniences, but today’s spotlight will be on tax. There is very good news at the end, if you want to skip. I am an […]
Americans in the UK – What are the key UK tax words and UK tax phrases that an expat will need ?
Americans in the UK – key tax phrases. An American moves to the UK for 2, 3, 5+ years and upon arrival suddenly she has to learn British English, for business and private life. How might she begin ? Of course, this can be a very fun challenge, but a little daunting. You will see […]
How much does an Expatriate UK Tax Return cost ?
It’s the first question that clients ask, and it’s not an easy one to answer. I would love to reply “ How long is a piece of string ?” which reflects my problem but that’s not helpful to anyone. You as the consumer need clarity, certainty and tax return fees that represent good value. The […]
An American moves to London…a typical American expat
I am sorry to trick you in the title because there is no typical American expatriate. We cannot write one blog that covers every scenario for Americans moving to the UK. However, there are many common traits, and let’s focus on these. Firstly, what does an American taxpayer think about UK taxation ? “ So, […]
UK Tax Residents: Plenty of UK tax savings for expatriates
Expatriates – UK tax planning This message on UK expatriate tax and immigration is vital and highly relevant. The UK remains a welcoming country for many types of expatriate, and that message can be lost sometimes. The UK tax incentives for new tax residents are abundant. The UK are now more specific regarding the skills required […]