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Taxman squeezes wealthy expats’ pensions out of UK into QROPS

Fiscal year 2014/15 will see a drop in the pension tax-free lifetime allowance limit from £1.5m to £1.25m. Wealthy expats are already rushing to investigate QROPS as a result. Is this extra tax squeeze justified, or a pointless and fruitless exercise?

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National Insurance contributions for British expats: the facts

Ross Naylor spells out the facts about National Insurance Contributions for British expats who are concerned about qualifying for a State Pension.

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QROPS – a Beginner’s Guide

Confused by QROPS? Here's an explanation of what the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme is all about, courtesy of

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Pensions: information and addresses

Concerned at the erosion of your UK state pension? Here's a collection of useful contacts and websites to help you fight for your rights.

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Canada Pension Plan

The Canada Pension Plan is a mandatory deduction, taken from your wages in every pay period, that is matched by your employer. This goes towards a retirement pension at age 65. The amount is based on your gross earnings, each pay period. It is NOT supposed to be your entire income at retirement, but only […]

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