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4 Sep 2011 - 21:56
What are the IRS’s thoughts on your expatriate tax return? “Tax secrecy continues to erode. We are not letting up on international tax issues, and more is in the works. For those hiding cash or assets offshore, the time to come in is now. The risk of being caught will only increase.” - IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman
22 Apr 2011 - 16:30
With the June 15th Expat Tax Deadline Looming, The US Government is Lending you a Second Chance at Compliancy. With the IRS’s focus on US expat taxes on the rise, Americans living abroad should take advantage of a second (and maybe last) opportunity to become compliant.
19 Apr 2011 - 22:56
You've somehow managed to have a US desktop/laptop keyboard with a UK settings OR vice versa, but what's the difference in keyboard layouts? The major difference you'll probably notice first when typing are the @ and " keys beings swapped, and the US keyboard layout has a second Alt key instead of the UK AltGr key 1 " 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AltGr_key
10 Apr 2011 - 12:36
Whether you've brought your pet from the USA on the pet passport scheme or you've adopted a new pet after moving to the UK, pet insurance is something you'll want to consider. Pet insurance is affordable and can literally be a lifesaver for your family. People commonly go for the cheapest budget insurance quote, but that's not always the best choice.
4 Apr 2011 - 14:43
The Immigration and Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) have issued a press release regarding the new UKBAUnited Kingdom Border Agency - government body overseeing visas and immigration immigration rules that will come into effect from 6 April, 2011: "HAPPY MOTHERS DAY? DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: UK BORDER AGENCY’S NEW IMMIGRATION RULES WHOLLY AT ODDS WITH HOME OFFICE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN STRATEGY
20 Mar 2011 - 19:22
The author of this article, David McKeegan, is Director and Founder of Greenback Expat Tax Services1, a US Income Tax provider that specializes in tax preparation for Americans who live abroad. 1. www.greenbacktax.com
16 Feb 2010 - 11:48
You probably don’t spend much time thinking or worrying about your US tax obligations (at least I hope you don’t), but over the last few years the US government has been cracking down on tax cheats who are hiding money abroad.
28 Jul 2009 - 14:11
If you're a UK resident travelling in Europe, be sure to to get your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). All UK residents are entitled to coverage under this scheme regardless of nationality, however, those who are not EEAEuropean Economic Area nationals will need to apply by post with supporting documents. Forms are available from the post office.
 


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