Archive for the Tax Category

Australian Start of The Tax Year Seminar

AAM ATO September Seminar

Now that the Election is behind us, what does the ATO have in store for you? With the Federal Election following hot on the heels of the 2019 Budget we now turn our attention to the policies of the reinvigorated Coalition Government. In previous years we have seen a raft of measures which have impacted on the financial wellbeing of Australian Expats and amongst the latest, one which could remove your Insurances from your Super without your knowledge.

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Office of Tax Simplification Report on IHT Issued

AAM Office of Tax Simplification Report

The long-awaited report published by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS), outlining proposals to simplify the UK’s inheritance tax (IHT) system has finally been published. This article takes a look at the key proposals and the potential impact they could have.

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UK Inheritance Tax, Navigating Complexity

AAM UK Inheritance Tax Navigating Complex

Confusing rules surrounding inheritance tax means skilled estate planners are more vital than ever, says Old Mutual International’s David Denton.

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Brexit, Politics and Pensions

AAM Advisory Brexit, Politics and Pensions

We can say many things about the ongoing saga of Brexit but certainly not that it is plain sailing – short of wars and the oil shock of the 1970s, I can’t remember many times less plain sailing than now. In the three years since the UK voted to leave the European Union on 23rd June 2016 we have seen increased political division and rising uncertainty over both the likely outcome of Brexit and the future party of Government of the UK

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Five Common Mistakes UK Expats Make About Domicile And Tax

Research has uncovered some misunderstandings among British expats when it comes to their domicile and tax position. These misunderstandings could leave you and your loved ones financially exposed, and could even land you in trouble with HMRC if you are not paying the correct UK taxes.

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How will the Taxman come after South African Expats?

As a South African expat in Singapore living in a country where the top tax rate is 22%‚ but your salary falls into South Africa’s 45% tax bracket‚ the taxman now wants to come after you to collect the difference of 23%.

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The 2017 South African Tax Season Has Officially Started!

This year there have been changes to South African Tax and we list below some of the things to look out for during this filing season (covering the tax year from 1st March 2016 to 28th February 2017).

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Four Ways To Reduce Your US Taxes As An Expat

In this article, we review four ways you can reduce your US taxes as an Expat.

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South Africa Introduces the Concept of “Double Non-Taxation”

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As expatriates, we are all familiar with the concept of Double Taxation Agreements which prevent the same income being taxed twice. Now the South African Government wants to set a dangerous precedent by introducing the concept of “Double Non-Taxation”.

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Reading the Runes for Budget 2017

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This year’s Autumn Statement was much awaited as the first set piece for the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond. In the days immediately following his appointment Mr Hammond had spoken about…

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