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Is UK Pension Plan Income Taxable in US?

Posted by Ryan Frost | Feb 03, 2022

Is UK Pension Plan Income Taxable in the US?

Is UK Pension Plan Income Taxable in the US? In short, yes. Irrelevant of how the UK views these personal pension payments, the IRS will be collecting tax on any

When should I use a QROPS?

Posted by Ryan Frost | Jan 22, 2022

QROPS for US Residents – What you should know

QROPS for US Residents QROPS for US residents – are they still a viable solution? From 2014, transfers to QROPS were an efficient way to transfer a UK pension plan

QROPS still available in Europe

Posted by Ryan Frost | Nov 15, 2021

QROPS still available in Europe

Brexit uncertainty has led many to speculate that QROPS and its associated benefits might be closed, but at present this popular pension scheme is still available in Europe. The UK

US IRA distributions taxable in France

Posted by Ryan Frost | Nov 04, 2021

Are US IRA Distributions Taxable in France?

Are US Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) distributions taxable in France? This is dependant on whether you are classified as a French resident for tax purposes. A simple rule for residency

IRAs for US Non-Residents - Account being Closed

Posted by Ryan Frost | Oct 14, 2021

As an American expat, why is my IRA being closed?

If you are a former US resident who has previously contributed to an individual retirement account (IRA), your provider may have advised you that they are closing your account as

divorce and pension sharing as an expat

Posted by Ryan Frost | Apr 06, 2021

Divorce and pension sharing as an expat

Divorce and pension sharing as an expat? Pension Sharing Orders for UK company pensions are increasingly common and relatively straightforward. However, if you are an expat with a UK–based pension,

Posted by Ryan Frost | Apr 06, 2021

Are you a UK Citizen in New York?

UK Citizen in New York? Whether you’re enjoying the fast–paced lifestyle of the Big Apple or retiring to the Old West, if you’re an expat in the Land of the

Posted by Ryan Frost | Feb 23, 2021

Can I withdraw my pension before 55?

Can I withdraw my pension before 55? In a word, “no”. Unfortunately, no one can access their UK pension until they are over the age of 55. UK Pension Withdrawal

Posted by Ryan Frost | Jun 26, 2020

Offshore Bond vs Global Investment Platform

Offshore Bond vs Global Investment Platform If you have worked in the UK, you might have built up a pension pot through your employer. You have now moved abroad and

Approaching the Lifetime Allowance

Posted by Ryan Frost | Jun 26, 2020

How does pension drawdown work?

How does pension drawdown work? Does your current scheme allow for Flexi-access drawdown and more importantly how does pension drawdown work? In this blog, we will provide a brief overview

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