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Important UK Tax Dates To Watch Out For

Throughout a new year a lot of things tend to happen and because of this key tax dates have a habit of sneaking up on you without warning. Being prepared doesn’t only save you from rushing things last minute, it may help save you considerable amount of money in the future, so having a list of the important tax dates to hand is vital. Written exclus ...

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UK Visit Limitations To Remain Non-resident For UK Tax Purposes

One of the members of the Expat Network community asked the following question about being able to visit the UK without becoming tax resident in the UK and we asked Trevor Wilkes of Trew Tax to respond to his query. I have a permanent home in the USA, where I have lived for 35 years and became a citizen 15 years ago.  I was born in the UK and maintain a property in the UK and visit there every yea ...

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All Things Tax For UK Expats

Expat tax affairs can be complicated, so GoSimple Tax have gathered some tips to help you understand your tax requirements as a UK expat that is still domiciled in the UK. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by SimpleTax   Income Tax The tax you’ll need to pay within the UK on your foreign income will depend on whether or not you’ll be regarded as a UK resident. If you’re d ...

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Streamlined Filing: How to Catch Up on Your Taxes Penalty-Free

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 30th and join Greenback Expat Tax Services for a FREE, live webinar on how to utilize the Streamlined Filing Procedures to catch up on 3+ years of late taxes, penalty-free.  Host David McKeegan, Co-Founder of Greenback will be joined by one of Greenback’s Streamlined Filing experts, and they will share more on: Who is required to file expat taxes What to do ...

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UK Expats: Do I Need To File A UK Self Assessment Tax Return?

If you no longer live in the UK, you may still be required to file a Self Assessment tax return with HMRC even if you’re a non-resident. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Go Simple Tax   Tax rules for UK residents and non-residents can be different – one of the first requirements will be to determine your tax residency status in the UK. An important factor is to rememb ...

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HMRC Targeting British Expats

HMRC, the UK tax authority, is working to ensure British expat taxpayers continue to pay tax on their UK affairs. It recently released new figures that demonstrate its increased co-operation with foreign authorities overseas, leading to a considerable rise in levels of expat tax collected.   In 2017 HMRC made 1,006 requests to overseas tax authorities which resulted in an additional £5.7 mill ...

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British Expats And The Statutory Residence Test

Tax residence is not an issue that most of give much thought to.  As a British taxpayer you are subject to tax on your worldwide income and any capital gains unless you are not UK resident.  So when you spend all or part of the year abroad the issue comes in to sharp relief as it can be fundamental to whether we are liable to UK tax or not.  The Statutory Residence Test (“SRT”) determines whether ...

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Non-Resident Capital Gains Tax 

Are you non-resident for UK tax purposes and own UK residential property? If so, did you know that if you sell your UK property you have an obligation to file a Non Resident Capital Gains Tax Return (NRCGTR) within 30 days of conveyance? This is the case even if you do not make a gain on the sale of the property or if any gain is fully covered by Private Residence Relief (PRR). This article was wr ...

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UK Expats: Does The Self-Assessment Tax Return Deadline Affect You?

Each year, countless people leave the UK for foreign shores, chasing a new life or career. Yet this break from Great Britain may not be clean in the eyes of HMRC, who could disagree with your ‘expat’ status. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by SimpleTax Many non-resident Britons still face obligations when it comes to taxation, and must declare their earnings before the self- ...

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Self-Assessment Made Easy Using SimpleTax

HMRC-recognised SimpleTax has been developed for you and not accountants, calculating and submitting your return direct to HMRC. As it is cloud-based, SimpleTax is perfect for expats, guiding you through your return without all the tax jargon, prompting you to claim the allowances you are entitled to. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Simple Tax Here’s how SimpleTax can hel ...

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