UK Expatriate exodus in Gulf countries - Key points to consider ahead of your departure

Published on: 06/19/20 11:54:am Repatriation UK Expat Leaving Middle East

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to grip the world, the Gulf economy has been hit with a double blow with businesses making job cuts and oil prices crashing through the floor.

As a result, thousands of international workers are faced with an unexpected and unplanned quick return to the UK. With that in mind, have you considered what happens to your savings and pensions when you leave? 

The Tax implications back home, are far from straight forward and when the time comes to pack up your belongings to return home, the impact on your wealth is not to be underestimated.

However, with a little careful planning, you can ensure you are prepared for all eventualities and ensure you don’t lose any more of your hard-earned cash than you have to.

Download your FREE e-guide now to get the facts about returning home.

  • Are you liable to pay UK income tax or Capital Gains Tax.
  • Are you liable for UK inheritance Tax
  • Who qualifies for non- resident status
  • When will your State Pension be due
  • The value of topping up your NI contributions whilst overseas
  • How to avoid an unexpected tax bill from the UK
  • How you can legally reduce your IHT liability
  • What the LTA (Lifetime Allowance) is, and how you can protect against it
  • The tax increase on your UK property
  • Why your existing insurance might not cover you while you’re in the Middle East
  • The true meaning of 'offshore saving'
  • The facts about Sharia Law and your money
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If you are a British expat living in the Middle East, you are most likely earning more as a result.

You could still be deemed a UK domicile, this means UK Tax liability.


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