Daily Archives: December 29, 2014

Tax on Dividends in Different Countries and Why This Affects You!

You may think that the tax rate in other countries doesn’t affect you, but you couldn’t be more wrong. In this modern globalized world, corporation tax rates and systems of various countries will have differing effects on your investment portfolios. Nearly all people, both living in the U.K and abroad, have their investments and pensions spread across a number of different countries and thus it is important to get a basic understanding of the differing tax systems. Tax systems have a very important role to play in a company deciding on whether to pay-out dividends or not. As you will see, certain tax systems encourage dividend pay-outs whilst other discourage […]