Abu Dhabi finance centre to share information with Mauritius
The regulator of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the UAE’s new international financial centre, has signed an agreement with the regulatory authority in Mauritius to strengthen cooperation and facilitate the exchange of information.
HMRC tax revenues from ‘enveloped’ properties up 53%
The UK tax office raised £178m ($223m, €208m) in financial year 2015/16 through taxing British homes owned by companies, data from London and Geneva-based law firm Collyer Bristow suggests.
UK investigates overseas pension transfers in scam crackdown
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial services regulator, is currently investigating overseas pension transfers as part of a move to tackle widespread investment fraud, according to Paul Davies, director of advisory firm bdhSterling.
Six year-end tax issues for non-doms in the UK
The approaching tax year-end applies equally to those born in the UK and to foreign expats living there. This year, expats may have even more to consider given the new non-dom rules coming into force from 6 April 2017, warns Old Mutual Wealth’s financial planning expert, Rachael Griffin.