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Starting as a sole trader under pre-settled status

I've been in the UK for the past 4 years and I have a pre-settled status. I am currently an employee but I'm considering switching to freelancing/sole-trading to start working with a company abroad. ...
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My bank account changed country and IBAN during the year: which address and IBAN should I use in Turbotax, when filing for my US taxes?

I have a bank account with Revolut. As a result of Brexit, Revolut moved my bank account from Revolut UK to Revolut European entity in Lithuania (“Revolut Payments UAB”) on Nov. 6, 2020, and changed ...
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Will I pay customs fees when ordering a “sold by Amazon EU” good on Amazon UK?

I would like to buy a ca. £75 item on amazon.co.uk which is “Sold by: Amazon EU”, and to be delivered in the UK (England). The confirmation pane looks like this (promotion = free delivery): Question: ...
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Can you transfer holdings from an ISA account into a regular broker account in-kind?

I haven't found any info on this. I learned that I cannot bring assets into an ISA (see e.g. here), but there is no mention anywhere about taking assets out of one. I know the government expects to ...
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Implications of brexit for UK-EU personal purchases and sales

Until December 2020, I was happily in a customs union with a lot of other countries. If I needed to buy a hard disk for my computer, it was often cheaper (including shipping) or more likely available ...
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Filing a VAT report on exports from EU to UK

I'm exporting services (no goods) from the Czech Republic to the UK. Until now, based on the Czech and EU regulations, I put no VAT charges on the invoices; however, I still had to report the amount ...
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Brexit: Interactive Brokers vs Firstrade

How come Interactive Brokers (IB) needs a UK subsidiary to service EU customers, while other brokers like Firstrade don’t? Now that Brexit is about to happen, IB will open other subsidiaries in the EU ...
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Can a UK citizen work remotely in the UK for a Spanish company?

I am looking for a job in Spain working remotely from the UK. Do you know how this works? Will I need to pay income tax both in the UK and Spain? This will change after the Brexit? Thank you in ...
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Preparing for Brexit on a personal level

Situation: I am a UK citizen living and working in Berlin. I am a senior software developer, so have good job security, and am paid well enough that I could get an EU Blue Card. I own a flat in the ...
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Regulation for ETFs in the UK after the Brexit

Currently the UK is in the EU, that means that the financial products sold in the UK are under the EU regulation (UCITS). After the UK leaves the EU, this regulation will no longer be applicable. ...
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Intelligent strategy for facing the commercial war (USA, China, maybe EU) and the subsequent predicted recessions [closed]

The international monetary found has stated that there is going to be a recession in the 90% of the countries as a result of the commercial war between USA and China, and the Brexit. It seems that the ...
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American investing in the FTSE 100

Let's say I want to place a bet on the success of an economically independent England. How would an American investor go about buying into the FTSE 100 (or similar) through ETrade, Vanguard, or ...
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UK global consultant, living and working in different EU countries

I am due to move to Barcelona after living in Paris for 3 years, as property is cheaper there, but still close to international airport, which is ideal for my work. I now find myself in a situation ...
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Could the UK be subject to hyperinflation following a No Deal Brexit? [closed]

As I understand it, a No Deal Brexit will see the UK's current trade deals with the EU cut off immediately without a grace period to renegotiate. It's generally accepted that this will cause the value ...
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Why is British Pound months before Brexit is going up against both U.S Dollar and the Euro?

The way I understand economics is that price of the currency represents the strength of one economy against the other, especially in the long term. Concensus being that Brexit is not going to help ...
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Move money out of the UK due to Brexit

I'm a non-British European living in the UK with about £50k in a UK bank account saving to buy a house in Europe. I have a bank account in another European country. With Brexit looming, does it make ...
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Gambling as geopolitical insurance

I am a British citizen living in Germany. I do not know the odds of any particular outcome of Brexit (and I'm not sure how to calculate any odds, as I don't have any relevant expertise in politics or ...
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GBP multinational transfer to avoid bank instability due to Brexit

I was working in the UK for several years and managed to save about 60k GBP in my Santander UK account before moving to France in 2017. I left the money in this account when I left. Today, with the ...
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Is UK part of my EU state pension lost after brexit?

I worked for a few years in a few EU28 countries. According to the principle of aggregation of periods each country will contribute to my pension. I am only 27 and it doesn't seem likely that I am ...
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Can I profit on Brexit having a modest amount of Pound Sterling?

Knowing the Brexit is coming, is there any way I can profit on that? I'm willing to speculate a small amount of money just for fun, but if there was a less risky way of profiting on Brexit, I'm ...
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Is it financially risky to buy new car made in UK considering Brexit? [closed]

I live in an East-European EU country and I am considering buying a new Toyota Auris. These are made in the UK and Toyota has no plans to relocate. That makes me nervous because after Brexit, I may ...
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