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End of Year Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

For many the end of the year means holiday planning, New Year’s celebrations, and visits with family and friends. It also means that the deadline to pay your tax is fast approaching.   In the TransferGo Blog, we have frequently written articles about pursuing the goal of being self-employed. We’ve written about selecting the right...

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Obtaining a UK Work Visa

There is no doubt the UK is one of the most popular destinations for those looking to live and work in a new country. This popularity is fuelled in part by a relatively healthy economy, decent wages, a demand for workers in a wide range of business and industry, and a culture that, by and...

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Guides: Obtaining UK Citizenship

We have written numerous articles about migrants who live and work in the UK. Some have called the UK home for many years and have started businesses, bought homes, and started families. Others we have profiled have been here for a far shorter period of time.  While we have not profiled any of them yet,...

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How to Open a Business in the UK

A great deal has been written about the importance of immigrant workers in the UK. The UK is also very entrepreneur friendly, which leads to many moving to the country with the express purpose of starting their own business. These small and middle-sized businesses (known as SMEs) play an important role in the economic health...

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Guides: IBAN Codes – What are they?

Technological advances, an ever increasingly global economy, and a highly mobile workforce all influence society in a number of mostly beneficial ways.  However, all innovations and societal changes present new challenges which must be addressed. In the world of banking, the factors listed above, have made it necessary for systems to be put in place...

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What is the FX Rate

There is an economic theory that outlines the conditions for “perfect competition.”  The marketplace that comes closest to the ideal for perfect competition is the foreign exchange market; also known as FX or Forex. Since most of us do not hold economic degrees, we know little about perfect competition. Our understanding of FX is usually...

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