Archive: October 2014

Investment Solutions for US Taxpayers

23rd October 2014

Investment Solutions for US Taxpayers FATCA, a well-known acronym amongst Americans, has the aim of increasing the number of non-resident Americans liable to pay tax. Of an estimated 7 million non-residents in 2013 only 400,000 filed Tax Returns. Estimates are that this has increased to 1 million but there... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, News, Tax

Expat Financial Affairs Event 11 October 2014

Expat Financial Affairs The Fry Group office in Brussels had a busy day on 11th October as Silver Sponsors of the 2nd edition of the Expat Financial Affairs event organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium. Together with a network of other Brussels based professionals including tax... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, News

Changes to Intestacy Law

3rd October 2014

Changes to Intestacy Law New legislation came into force on 1st October 2014 concerning how an estate in the UK is handled if someone dies without a will. The new law will mean the entire estate is passed to the spouse or civil partner as long as there are... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, News

Pensions Tax Abolished

1st October 2014

Pensions Tax Abolished The 55 per cent pensions tax charge, levied on pension funds passed on after death is to be abolished, following a statement by George Osborne on 29th September 2014. The change will take effect from the beginning of the new tax year in April 2015. Currently,... read more

Posted in: News, Pensions