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Asian investors shouldn’t hurry to restructure US assets
Following an interview with Buzzacott Partners Carlo Gray and Scott Barber, Asian Private Banker reported…
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Brit Expats “thinking twice” about returning home
Asian Private Banker recently wrote an article on the UK non-domiciled tax rules following a phone interview with…
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The Asset: British expats beware: tax changes on return to UK imminent
The Asset picked up Buzzacott’s recent press release on the UK non-domiciled tax rules.…
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The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong: Returning Brits to be taxed on worldwide income from April 2017
BritCham Hong Kong’s online news section published Buzzacott’s press release on the reform of the …
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Hubbis: FATCA deadline looms in Hong Kong
Hubbis recently reported that the end of March marks the next deadline for the exchange of information between…
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Citywire Asia: Note to HK and SG: Fatca rules might change under Trump
Citywire Asia published Buzzacott’s press release on the next deadline for the exchange of information between…
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FT.com: ‘Non-dom’ tax change to hit thousands of returning expats
Thousands of British expats face significant bills if they return to the UK after new “non-dom” tax rules came into …
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For non-domiciled individuals: uncertainty prevails
The Government sought to move a backlog of draft legislation through its final stages to Royal Assent ahead of the disso…
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AEOI: Guidance for Hong Kong financial institutions
What you need to know about the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) if you are responsible for a Hong Kong…
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AEOI: Guidance for account holders of Hong Kong financial institutions
What you need to know about the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) if you are an account holder or beneficial…
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Hubbis: Returning Brits to be taxed on worldwide income from April 2017
Hubbis recently featured an article about the reform of the non-domicile rules in the UK.…
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Private Banks in Asia need to review their FATCA agreements
Asian Private Banker reported that FFIs in Asia risk losing their FACTA Participating FFI status…
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The Asset: End-July FATCA renewal agreement deadline approaches for foreign banks
The Asset published Buzzacott’s latest release on the FATCA agreement renewal deadline…
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Citywire Asia: Smaller wealth managers could lose Fatca participatory status
Citywire Asia recently wrote an article on the FATCA agreement renewal deadline, and quoted comments made by Allan…
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What are the five key takeaways from the STEP ASIA Conference 2017?
The STEP ASIA Conference 2017 was a highlight in the calendar for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance…
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US corporate tax cut incentivises Asian HNWIs to invest through companies
With the US corporate tax rate being reduced from 35 to 20 percent as part of the House of Representative's latest tax…
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US Tax Reform – the basics for US individuals in Hong Kong and the wider APAC region
On 20 December 2017, the US House of Representatives voted for the final version of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act 2017, which…
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One stop shop for business start-ups in the UK
Whether you are starting a new business or wishing to expand your existing business into the UK, there is a maze of…
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Stepping Stones: What Americans need to know when arriving in Hong Kong
So, you’ve just landed in Hong Kong, or maybe you are just about to move over. You probably have a million things on…
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Stepping Stones: What Americans need to know about owning property
Whether you are buying your first home or investing in real estate, owning property as an American is not necessarily…
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The basics of US Estate and UK Inheritance Tax
We have put together a detailed insight to give you a summary of some of the basic UK Inheritance Tax and US Estate Tax…
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1 October 2018
Buzzacott elects Tony Hopson as new Managing Partner
Buzzacott has appointed Tony Hopson as managing partner, taking effect from 1 October 2018.…
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4 January 2019
Buzzacott celebrates 100 years of business
2019 marks 100 years of business for Buzzacott. With our origins starting after the First World War with Fred…
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22 March 2019
Buzzacott shortlisted in Citywealth Awards 2019
Buzzacott has been named as a finalist in the Citywealth Brand Management & Reputation Awards 2019 …
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What to expat when you're expecting
5 top tips for first time parents of a US child – from an expatriate tax expert and proud father.…
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Has there really been a significant fall in UK non-doms?
Earlier this week stories about ‘non-doms’ fleeing the UK, over fears about Brexit and a change of leadership flood…
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The tax rules Americans in Hong Kong must be aware of
So, you’ve just landed in Hong Kong, or maybe you are just about to move over. …
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2019 US tax year end planning
As we approach the end of 2019, we look at some of this year's key US tax changes, as well as some important year-end…
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Utilising unused 2019 allowances or deferring income to 2020
Depending on the individuals tax brackets, the tax rates on long term Capital Gains and qualified dividends ranges from…
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2019 US tax year end planning: Estate & gift tax
For an estate of a US citizen or domicile who makes taxable gifts or passes away in calendar year 2019, the basic…
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2019 US tax year end planning: US pensions
Taxpayers holding traditional IRAs or 401(k) plan continue to be able to convert them to a Roth IRA. …
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2019 US tax year end planning: Mortgage redemptions
Beware of a potential tax trap for those US taxpayers who have a non-US (i.e. UK) mortgage and are about to sell their…
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UK tax payments timed before or after 31 December 2019
It is important that individuals who pay UK tax on their worldwide income (and who are on the ‘paid’ basis of accoun…
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2019 US tax year end planning: Residency
If you are considering a move to a new country it is important that tax advice is taken well ahead of the move to allow…
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2019 US tax year end planning: Key deadlines
There are other upcoming deadlines that you may need to be aware of, but here are some of the key US and UK tax…
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3 March 2020
Buzzacott's CSR report 2018-19
We’re delighted to share our latest CSR report with you, illustrating the different activities that make up…
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UK tax year end planning 2019/20
The key tax points that US individuals living in the UK should consider.…
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UK tax year end planning 2019/20: Budget 2020
Taxpayers only have a few weeks between the Budget on 11 March, and the end of the UK tax year on 5 April 2020, to…
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UK tax year end planning 2019/20: Pension planning
While UK pension plans are not qualified for US tax purposes, UK pension planning can often still be effective at…
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UK tax year end planning 2019/20: Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax
UK tax-advantaged investments rarely have any beneficial impact on the US liability but can be effective in reducing UK…
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UK tax year end planning 2019/20: Entrepreneurs’ Relief
Sadly, there is no US equivalent to Entrepreneurs’ Relief for the sale of UK businesses, so a gain that is subject to…
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UK tax year end planning 2019/20: UK Inheritance Tax
The figures below show that planning to avoid UK IHT can save up to circa $9 million (for a married couple) if you are…
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UK tax year end planning 2019/20: Offshore Income Gains
Here are the latest updates to offshore income gains for those taxpayers who are paying or will be paying UK tax on…
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UK tax year end planning 2019/20: Foreign tax credits
We normally advise clients to consider making an upfront UK tax payment before 31 December in the calendar year they…
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2019/20 US tax rates and allowances
Download our free 2019/20 US tax rates and allowances card, to stay on top of the key tax rates and allowance updates…
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Automatic extension to the US tax filing and tax payment deadline
The IRS have now officially announced that July 15 2020 is the new tax return deadline for filing 2019 Federal income…
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Extension of July 2020 Self-Assessment tax payments and Foreign Tax Credits
The next upcoming UK tax payment for individuals under self assessment has been deferred by six months until 31 January …
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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
The CARES Act enacted by the US Congress on March 27, 2020 is an emergency package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.…
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IRS extends deadlines to more US tax filings
On April 9, 2020, the IRS released new guidance to include more forms and payments with deadlines falling due April 1, 2…
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2020/21 UK tax rates and allowances
Download our free 2020/21 UK tax rates and allowances card, to stay on top of the key tax rates and allowance updates…
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28 May 2020
IRS relief for individuals and businesses stuck in the US during COVID-19
The travel disruption caused by COVID-19 has led to many of those who were travelling to the US for business, leisure,…
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What US beneficiaries of trusts need to know about tax
If you're a US citizen, resident or and Green Card Holder (AKA a US person) and are the settlor or a beneficiary of a…
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Tax considerations for US or UK citizens moving to Hong Kong
As a UK expat in Hong Kong myself, I know that finding your way around a new place takes time, patience and (ideally) a…
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21 October 2020
The impact of the US election on US taxes
As we enter the final few weeks before the US presidential and congressional elections, there is much speculation on…
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