Moving Abroad or Returning to the UK
By getting advice before you move, you could limit your tax liability in both countries and take advantage of opportunities for:
Blevins Franks has in-depth knowledge of the tax regimes of the UK as well as the European countries in which we operate. With our expertise, we can make sure you get the best out of your finances, wherever you are.
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UK residents planning to move abroad
Many Britons who move abroad wait until they’re resident in their new country before seeking tax planning advice. However, leaving it this late can eliminate some of the most tax-efficient opportunities available.
Many countries which are seen as high tax jurisdictions can actually be very tax-efficient if you know how the system works. France and Spain are good examples of this. Other countries, like Portugal, Cyprus and Malta, offer very generous tax incentives to attract foreigners to relocate there.
To get the most out of your move, before you leave the UK you should seek expert advice to establish:
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British expatriates returning to the UK
Whatever your reasons for returning to the UK, it’s important to give yourself enough time to review and reorganise your financial affairs. This is not only for your own peace of mind, but to make sure the financial implications of your return work in your favour.
Some questions you need to ask yourself are:
With our professional, personalised advice, you can avoid punitive tax implications and make use of tax-efficient opportunities in the UK to make your return as seamless and tax-efficient as possible. You may even benefit from tax advantages that are otherwise unavailable to UK residents.
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Our extensive knowledge of UK taxation and related pensions and investment options means we can also support you if you’re permanently based in the UK.
Our team includes chartered tax advisers who can advise on complex tax matters, as well as professional financial advisers qualified to advise on wealth management and capital solutions for UK residents.
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