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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 14, 2016 2:20:58 PM

If you are moving to the US from the UK then, at some point, you will come across the question of what to do with your financial assets. Assuming you …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 12, 2016 2:43:48 PM

If you’re a Brit living in the US, or if you plan to move to the States any time soon, then you need to know about FATCA. The Foreign Account …

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by Alexander Beard, on Nov 17, 2015 2:18:02 PM

Due to the historic inability to move a pension from the UK directly to the US, many UK expats, who are now US residents, moved their pensions to Malta. Malta …

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by Alexander Beard, on Apr 23, 2015 11:31:40 AM

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance ACT (FATCA) became law in March 2010. A key focus of this piece of legislation is reporting by US tax payers of certain foreign financial …

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by Alexander Beard, on Apr 9, 2015 11:12:07 AM

As FATCA continues to gather steam in the US, an increasing number of American citizens abroad are being swept into its web, or coming to realise their new tax responsibilities …

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by Alexander Beard, on Dec 22, 2014 9:56:01 AM

Writing in Forbes, Robert W. Wood has noted two very interesting figures relating to American Citizenship figures during the second half of 2014. Firstly, Wood notes that the US has …

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by Alexander Beard, on Oct 10, 2014 2:01:12 PM


by Alexander Beard, on Aug 4, 2014 2:33:09 PM

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, is a system designed to recoup tax from US citizens who have foreign investments, but British expatriates based in the US risk …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jul 21, 2014 9:00:23 AM

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a complicated initiative by the US government to recoup tax from money held in offshore accounts. For US nationals, or those who …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jun 27, 2014 3:27:22 PM

Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) is a legitimate retirement planning tool for the majority of British expatriates. However, care needs to be taken when you are a US resident …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jun 12, 2014 9:40:12 AM

Alexander Beard Group would like to thank all of our fellow advisers who joined us at our seminars on advising clients who are emigrating. The seminars took place across the …

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