Australia QROPS FAQ

If you have made a transfer in or out of an Australian Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) between April 6 and June 17, 2015, you may face action from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Here are some of the …

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Australia QROPS – Looking For Quality Advice

The massive cull of 1,650 Australia Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) came as a surprise to the industry – but should serve as a warning to scammers and cowboy advisers. QROPS have had a chequered history with hundreds of …

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Poor Advice Led To Australia QROPS Fiasco

Don’t blame Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) for the financial woes of retirement savers – it’s the way advisers and some providers sell them that lead to problems. QROPS are like any other regulated financial product. HM Revenue & …

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Australia QROPS – A History

Australia was one of the first offshore financial centres to introduce Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) in 2006. QROPS were established in April 2006 as part of a European directive allowing European Union retirement savers to have portable retirement …

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Teachers Urged To Hurry Over QROPS Transfers

The Teachers’ Pension Scheme is writing to members urging them to hurry up completing any transfers to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS). The scheme is the official pension for teachers in the UK. Teachers are being warned that the …

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QROPS Pensions

QROPS Pensions Explained

Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) are offshore pensions that can come with tax and financial advantages for expats. QROPS are pensions that are ‘qualifying’ because the overseas providers report to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) when retirement savers take …

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Thailand Government nears ‘state of emergency’ over demonstrations

QROPS Thailand

Thailand has emerged as a real destination of choice for British expatriates choosing to retire away from the UK. The country certainly has a lot going for it in its appeal to Brits; a great climate, very low-cost of living, …

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Guernsey QROPS Locked Out Of Flexible Access

Guernsey Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) experts are warning some retirement savers with money in closed schemes may have problems with new flexible access rules starting in April. The rules allow pension savers to spend some or all the …

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