Updates

US and UK tax laws are constantly being updated. We believe that clients should always be aware of changes that may affect them. We have therefore written a number of articles based on current legislation which may be of interest. This information should not be taken as full comprehensive advice and we highly recommend that you contact a PJD tax representative for more information.

US Tax Return Filing Deadlines & Penalties

The deadline for filing your 2017 US Federal individual income tax return was April 17th, 2018. If you filed an extension or you qualify for an automatic extension, then there is still time to file your return before you start to incur any late filing penalties. This article summarises the important deadlines and penalties for US taxpayers

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Residential Landlords, are you aware of the changes?

There have been recent developments to UK Tax legislation on calculating rental profits. Did you know that the 10% Wear & Tear Allowance has been abolished, and there is a restriction to the amount of mortgage interest that can be claimed as a rental deduction? 

 

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US Tax Changes

 

The wait is over and it has finally arrived!

After much debate and speculation, The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) was enacted into U.S. Tax law on 15th December 2017 and is being called the biggest overhaul of the U.S. Tax code in over 30 years!  

 Many of these changes take effect from 1st January 2018 until the end of 2025. Some of the key changes from this Act are outlined in this article.

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What is the FBAR and do I need to file one?

Did you know that US Citizen, or long-term residents, are required to report details about their non-US bank accounts to the IRS? This is subject to certain criteria. Read this article to find out if you should be filing one and please get in touch if you need any more information. 

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Non-Reporting Funds

If you are a UK taxpayer claiming the remittance basis and you are approaching your 8th tax year of UK residence then you should consider the tax efficiency of your worldwide investments before they become subject to UK tax. Certain collective investment arrangements held outside of the UK can recieve punitive tax treatment. 

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Non-Resident Capital Gains Tax

If you sell a UK residential property while you are resident outside of the UK, you are required to report this sale even if there is no tax due! Read this article for information on the reporting requirements and how to calculate the gain.

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