Posts Tagged ‘tax’
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, recently announced another raid on pensions. This time the target is tax relief on pension contributions. Incentives to keep retirement funds in the UK are being increasingly eroded. Experts predict that the already booming overseas pension transfer market is set to grow significantly as these proposals are implemented.
Bags packed. Last goodbyes made. Accommodation arranged. All set. But what about your money? Each year, many expats leave their country, for work, new challenges or retirement. What they often neglect, however, is the money they are leaving behind. Money is often left in low-return savings accounts, when it could be earning more offshore. Many […]
In order to reduce the country’s national debt the French government has introduced several new tax rates. France’s newly elected president, Francois Hollande, has €1.7 trillion of national debt to contend with. With this in mind he recently announced plans to double potential capital gains tax. In addition, he also raised income tax on rent […]
A double tax treaty recently inked by India and Switzerland grants Indian authorities the right to request information on suspected tax evaders for any period starting January 1st, 2011. This is one of just 70 tax treaties the Swiss have renegotiated since 2009, reported Simon Bradley at Swiss Info.ch, shedding further light on the once […]
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