Do You know What You can Keep? 4 Financial Changes That impacts every Brit Moving Abroad.

Financial Changes That Impact All British Expats

Do You know What You can Keep? 4 Financial Changes That impacts every Brit Moving Abroad.

Tuesday, 29 January, 2019

Financial changes that impact
every british expat

when the british move abroad

When a Brit becomes an expat there are certain things that you can’t do anymore. We meet often meet people who run their finances like they’re still living in the UK.
The reason why things change vary, it may be for legislative reasons or it may be that it no longer works. So what are the things that you need to be aware of  we’ve taken a look at the top Four changes you’ll face in your finances.


Becoming an expat means big changes for a British citizens and their finances. It’s important to make sure that you deal with these changes.

Not doing so could mean that you end up paying for something that you’re not getting  or investing your money for the benefit of other people.

It could also mean that your pension has to return tax relief on contributions. If you’re thinking I just won’t pay it then we’re sorry to say that they’ll just instruct your pension provider to deduct it from you pension fund.

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What You Need To Know About UK Property & Tax

IHT on UK property

What You Need To Know About UK Property & Tax

if you own property in the uK directly
or not there'll be an inheritance tax bill

legislation changes that impacted all uK property

As of November 2017 enveloping became redundant in the UK!
What was this practice, what was it designed to do and who have these changes affected?
Enveloping is when a property is owned by a company the shares of which are owned by a trust. 
The purpose is to protect the property from any inheritance tax charge on the death of an owner. Often an offshore company and or an offshore trust will have been used to put ownership further at arms left.
So, now that  none of this works anymore what can you do to mitigate any IHT liability on UK property?
We’ve put together this short video to help you look at the best options available to you.

the current reality

Whether you’re a UK expat living abroad or a foreign national who also resides outside of outside the UK.
Owning property there will mean at some point there will be a 40% IHT charge on those properties. And until this tax bill gets paid your family won’t get access to the asset or be able to sell it.
So, would your family have the assets available to pay this IHT charge?
If not you need a solution….

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