Establishing a Domicile of Choice: A Guide to Finding Your Legal Home
Your domicile, often referred to as your legal home, holds significant implications for various legal matters, including taxation, inheritance, and jurisdictional matters. While your domicile is typically determined by your place of birth or origin, it is possible to establish a domicile of choice in a different location.
Published On: May 26, 2023|4.7 min read|
Navigating UAE Succession Law: A Guide for Expats
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become a popular destination for expatriates seeking new opportunities and a vibrant lifestyle. However, when it comes to matters of succession and inheritance, ex-pats residing in the UAE need to be aware of the unique legal framework in place.
Published On: November 2, 2022|5.4 min read|
The UK / UAE Double Taxation Treaty. How to access your UK pension.
With increasing, mobility and collaboration between the UK and UAE employers and employees have welcomed the introduction of the double taxation agreement (DTA).
The Double Taxation Convention entered into force between the UK and the UAE on 25 December 2016. The Convention took effect with regard to taxes withheld at source, in respect of amounts paid or credited on or after 1 January 2017.
Published On: November 25, 2021|5.4 min read|
A British Expats’ Guide to Transferring Funds to a SIPP
When it comes to saving money for the future, a Self-Invested Personal Pension, or SIPP, can be a suitable option for both UK and Non- UK residents. There are several pension choices to choose from, but a SIPP can provide you with greater flexibility, portability, and control over your investments.
Published On: March 15, 2021|4.6 min read|
Stamp Duty Surcharge for Expats Buying Property in the UK
New rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (Stamp Duty) for non-UK residents will become effective from 1st April 2021. Expats and foreign investors, now face a 2% stamp duty [...]
Published On: March 4, 2021|2.8 min read|
UK Spring Budget – Lifetime Allowance Frozen
Nearly one year after the Covid-19 pandemic forced the UK into a national lockdown - the Chancellor has revealed the pensions policy changes in the UK's March Spring Budget [...]
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