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2017 US Tax Year End Planning
As the US tax year draws to a close, what steps do you need to take to minimize your tax exposure? Will the proposed 201…
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Asian Private Banker: Asian investors shouldn’t hurry to restructure US assets if estate tax is repealed
Following an interview with Buzzacott Partners Carlo Gray and Scott Barber, Asian Private Banker reported…
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Asian Private Banker: 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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I'm 'offshore': How can I have a UK tax problem?
If you are an individual, trustee or director/shareholder of a non-UK company (or equivalent entities…
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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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The lifecycle of a global assignment
Global mobility is on the increase with more and more organisations moving towards globally integrated operation models…
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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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UK Tax rule changes for UK residential property give landlords the buy-to-let blues
How will you be affected, and what you can do about it?…
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Stepping stones for Americans living in Asia
Ishali Patel highlights the various milestones and financial implications that Americans living in Asia may face…
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Asian Private Banker: Private Banks in Asia need to review their FATCA agreements by month’s end
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 do wealthy British expats face?
Asia Private Banker interviewed Buzzacott's Associate Director Ishali Patel. They discussed the issues facing expats…
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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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Owning UK Real Estate: A game of Jenga!
The UK's tax legislation surrounding non-UK residents and non-UK domiciled individuals (non-doms) owning UK real estate…
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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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Citywire Asia Community Spotlight - Smart Saving
According to experts, some private banks in Asia are beginning to book their clients in the US to avoid the burdens of…
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US Tax Reform – the basics for US individuals in Hong Kong and the wider APAC region
Take a look at our top tips of how to best…
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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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About to become an Equity Partner? Find out what you need to do next
Congratulations, great news! But what does this actually mean? This article will explore some of the financial issues…
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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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Promoting positive mental health in the workplace
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Our HR Consultants provide key actions for…
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9 October 2018
How to retain your employees
For organisations to deliver their strategic objectives, they must ensure skill and knowledge are retained.…
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2 November 2018
2018 US Tax Year End Planning
As 2018 draws to a close, we look at some of this year's key US tax changes, as well as some important year-end…
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2 November 2018
2018 US Tax Year End Planning: Tax Reform
Some of the most significant changes this year, related to our US clients who had control over a foreign corporation…
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2 November 2018
2018 US Tax Year End Planning: Utilising unused 2018 allowances or deferring income to 2019
Should you look at spreading income over two tax years?…
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2 November 2018
2018 US Tax Year End Planning: Estate & Gift Tax
Are you aware of any potential tax efficient gifts that could be considered before year-end?…
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2 November 2018
2018 US Tax Year End Planning: Pensions
Taxpayers holding traditional IRAs or 401(k) plans continue to be able to convert them to a Roth IRA…
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2 November 2018
2018 US Tax Year End Planning: Mortgage Redemptions
Beware of a tax trap for those US taxpayers who have a non-US (i.e. UK) mortgage and are about to sell their property…
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2 November 2018
2018 US Tax Year End Planning: UK Tax Payments timed before or after 31 December 2018
Making payments before the Christmas holiday season avoids last-minute problems …
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2 November 2018
2018 US Tax Year End Planning: Key deadlines
There are other important dates that you may need to be aware of, but here are some of the key US and UK tax deadlines…
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7 December 2018
Our thoughts: UK to suspend Tier 1 Investor Visa programme
The tier 1 visa also known as the 'golden visa' for the super rich will be suspended to allow the Home Office to…
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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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UK tax year-end planning
Most US citizens and long-term residents (green card holders) living in the UK are subject to tax in both the US and…
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UK tax year-end planning: foreign tax credits
We normally advise clients to consider making an upfront UK tax payment before 31 December …
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UK tax year-end planning: offshore income gains
US taxpayers should be aware that non-US collective investments can be caught by punitive PFIC rules…
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UK tax year-end planning: non-UK domicile rules
There is still time to see whether there are income tax or inheritance tax planning opportunities…
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UK tax year-end planning: UK Inheritance Tax (IHT)
Planning with trusts to mitigate UK IHT can work effectively for a US taxpayer…
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UK tax year-end planning: 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: planning for 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: pension planning
UK pension planning can still often be effective at reducing the global tax rate in the short and longer term…
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Stepping Stones: What Americans in the UK need to know about estate and inheritance tax planning
Martin Scullion from our Expatriate Services team show how he and his team can help with Estate and…
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8 February 2019
Buzzacott wins at The Hedge Fund Journal Awards
Buzzacott honoured at The Hedge Fund Journal Awards for the third consecutive year…
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20 March 2019
Buzzacott shortlisted; Tolley’s Taxation Awards 2019
We are pleased to announce that Buzzacott has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Tax Disputes/Investigations Team’ at…
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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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17 May 2019
Buzzacott wins at the Tolley’s Taxation Awards 2019
Our Tax Investigations and Dispute Resolutions team commended for technical expertise and empathetic approach at the…
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10 June 2019
Buzzacott's CSR report 2017-2018
Check out our latest report on all our CSR activity for 2017-18…
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12 June 2019
Buzzacott recognised as one of the top private client accountancy firms
Find out why our Private Client team were recognised by eprivateclient.…
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20 June 2019
Buzzacott wins gold at the Citywealth Awards 2019
Read how our refreshed brand and challenge-focused website won Gold at the Citywealth Brand Management & Reputation Awar…
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14 August 2019
Buzzacott shortlisted in the Citywealth Awards
Buzzacott has been shortlisted at both the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2020 and also the Future Leaders Awards 2019…
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15 August 2019
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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16 August 2019
The tax rules Americans in Hong Kong must be aware of
The tax issues Americans in Hong Kong must be aware of…
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Is lack of knowledge a reasonable excuse for failing to correct offshore non-compliance?
We explore whether not knowing about the RTC deadline is a reasonable excuse for not correcting offshore non-compliance…
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14 November 2019
How will HMRC’s change of approach impact tax avoidance penalties?
Here, our Tax Investigations team summarise how this change could impact future disputes and tax avoidance cases.…
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What is it really like to be under an HMRC Tax Investigation?
Hear the experiences of clients who had sought assistance with HMRC investigations from Buzzacott.…
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14 November 2019
Case study: HMRC accepts undeclared overseas benefits disclosure within two weeks
Find out how we demonstrated that undeclared benefits received from overseas company for our client did not warrant the…
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