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The UK and the international tax perspective

29 January 2020 / Andrew Oury
Issue: 4729 / Categories: Comment & Analysis
Tax savings and border crossings

Key points

  • The rich the young and the old may find it relatively easy to move internationally.
  • Some countries have low-tax regimes to attract wealthy foreigners or their own non-resident nationals.
  • The UK still has a remittance basis that can be used by non-domiciled individuals.
  • High apparent tax rates may be reduced by generous tax breaks.
  • Headline tax rates matter for companies considering where to base their operations.
  • Does the country apply any withholding taxes to dividend payments?
  • Enterprise investment tax reliefs are an incentive for venture capital investors.
  • The changes that Brexit will bring about may be attractive to entrepreneurs.

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