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Tax tips for global citizens
There’s no escape from the taxman, especially if you’re between countries and have a double whammy of Inland Revenue charges levelled against you. Iain Yule talks us through avoiding unnecessary expense
Pressure off for non-residents?
Fears that wealthy expatriates based overseas could face huge tax bills as a result of a recent HM Revenue & Customs ruling have been overplayed, according to lawyers. Mark King investigates
Just another Italian style drama?
Italian prime minister Romano Prodi is threatening to bring back inheritance tax. Mark King runs a calculating eye over the facts and works out whether there is any cause for expatriates in the country to panic
Your money just got cleaner
Laundries for dirty money? Not any more. Low-tax centres are polishing up their act, and dusting down their reputation, says James Featherstone
How to join the tax-exiled jet set in Mauritius
The Mauritian government now allows foreign investment in property schemes. That means you can buy a holiday home for 285,000 and claim offshore tax status, reports Faith Glasgow
Directive: directing the way ahead for savers
Samantha Barrett on how the EU savings tax directive is opening up options for European savers when it comes to how their tax is handled
Walking into the sunset
Finding your dream home abroad is just one step towards the idyllic overseas retirement you’ve always wanted. Alexander Garrett takes a look at the finer details that can help make your dream a reality
How to avoid trouble in paradise
Many Britons dream of a home in a sun-kissed haven, but without thorough financial planning, they could be at serious risk, writes Mark King
Banking for newcomers to the UK
While Britain may be a popular destination for overseas jobseekers, mainly from Australia and South Africa, simply setting up a UK bank account can fell them at the first hurdle. Mark King explains
Where to invest internationally
Investors should steer clear of China and focus instead on South Korea, Brazil and Russia. Chris Palmer, head of developing markets at Gartmore, talks to Lindsay Vincent about the recent falls in emerging stock markets
Swimming with the sharks
An investment offering 1,000% annual interest? Of course it’s a rip-off. James Featherstone looks at how to dodge the offers that look good and aren't true
Sterling news for expatriate savers
Sylvia Morris finds that with saving institutions offering competitive rates and the strength of the pound holding firm against other currencies, the cups of British savers truly do overflow
Offshore bargains
From high interest current accounts in British pounds to those in a foreign currency, both expats and onshore savers in the UK can benefit from great offshore rates, says Helen Pridham
Your passport to riches
Why would you want to move money offshore, or invest in offshore funds and insurance bonds? In this special report Helen Pridham outlines the myriad reasons
How to stop fund fees from eating your profits
High levels of fund fees should make expatriate investors think twice before putting money into offshore funds. By Tim Hyam
Get the best offshore deal
Moira O’Neill debunks the millionaire myth, pulls off the red tape and tells you what you need to know about offshore banking services, whatever your financial means
Moving abroad doesn't mean banking abroad
With so many international banking options now available, Britons don't have to go as far for a good deal, writes James Featherstone
End of free banking?
A move towards free banking for residents in the United Kingdom could mean that expatriate customers are hit with steep penalty fees. Mark King assesses the situation
Warring across waters
When it comes to divorce, timing and location matter. Mark King investigates the complexities of divorcing across national borders, and how to stay married to your money
Make your money travel cheaply
Mark King on why Britons living abroad should spend their assets on that special home or retirement haven, not on exorbitant bank fees for transferring capital
Site for sore eyes
A lot of banks now offer personal banking on the web, but how can you be sure you've got the best offshore internet service? Tim Cooper runs a cursor over the online options

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