Planning opportunities for US expats
In today’s globalised world, the opportunities afforded Americans abroad have never been greater. However, significant care needs to be taken to ensure that any build-up of foreign cash does not get whittled away through poor tax structuring and financial planning.
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As an American living in the UK, almost nothing related to your financial affairs is easy. The consequences of seemingly simple decisions - such as how to pay for a new home or purchase a mutual fund - may create unnecessary tax charges and complexities.
Putting a coherent strategy around charitable giving can be an important part of an individual’s Wealth Plan. If giving strategies are among actionable priorities, it is important to identify tax-efficient ways to achieve your charitable objectives.
Planning for a Property Purchase as a US person in the UK
Historically, property alongside pensions has been one of the most common ways to invest in the UK both for a main residence and a buy-to-let portfolio. As many know, property is an asset class, just as cash, bonds and shares and can serve as a form of diversification when building an overall investment portfolio for assets. In the UK, there have traditionally been many tax incentives for property investing. However, these are slowly being tapered back making other avenues of investing potentially more attractive.