Lifetime and on-death transfers between spouses/civil partners who are both UK domiciled are exempt from UK inheritance tax (IHT). However, what happens when one of the parties is not UK domiciled, i.e. Polish? Continue reading “UK inheritance tax when passing assets to a Polish spouse”
The first iPhone was released just over a decade ago (June 2007). Do you remember it? Painfully slow web browsing, no video camera, no selfies. No selfies! How on earth did we live? Continue reading “Do you remember the first iPhone?”
A strange question to see on a financial adviser’s blog, right? You could be forgiven for thinking that my answer may be ever-so-slightly conflicted. Continue reading “Do you actually need a financial adviser?”
Many expats confuse residence and domicile.
Changing residence is easy, leaving the country for a certain number of days generally does the trick. Continue reading “Am I UK domiciled?”
Do you regularly transfer money internationally?
If you use a normal bank to do so, then there is a high probability that you are not getting a good deal on the exchange rate. Continue reading “How to minimize the cost of international money transfers”
Do you have a personal life insurance policy back in the UK?
Did you already notify the provider of your move overseas?
If not, it would certainly be worth contacting them as soon as possible to let them know of your change in circumstances. The reason for this is that the act of relocating to another country can render Continue reading “Is your life insurance is still valid now you are an expat?”