Expat Focus Financial Update March 2024

HMRC Complains About ‘Stealth Expats’ Although there has been a steep decline recently in the number of expats contacting HMRC with news of their move out of the UK, tax experts remain sceptical. The volume of P85 forms received by HMRC in 2019-2023 (these tell the tax authorities that someone has left the country for … Read more

Am I Still UK Tax Resident?

by Megan Tarr, Writer at Global Expatriate Tax Services (GETS). GETS is the official Expat Focus UK Taxation partner and is available to answer readers’ UK tax questions.  Have you recently moved abroad from the UK, perhaps to the United States? Or the Middle East? You may now be wondering: ‘am I still a UK tax … Read more

Expat Focus Financial Update February 2024

New ISA for Expats Investment and wealth management platform, Novia Global, announced at the end of January that it will be offering a new ISA to expats, particularly Brits in a state of ‘suspended animation’ with their current ISAs who are unable to add any funds to their existing schemes. The new product will not … Read more

Expat Focus Financial Update January 2024

Finland: Changes to Schengen Visa Regulations Finland has recently increased the minimum daily amount that you will need to remain in the country under a Schengen visa, from €30 to €50. You’ll also need a sponsorship form if you’ve been invited to Finland, and if your expenses will be covered by the organisation or person … Read more