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Will I Be Arrested at a UK Airport if I Have Debt?

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“Dear Jon, I left the UK in 2008 under a cloud, a lot of things had gone wrong for me. Among them was debt. I had taken a job for Swindon council who promised to refund my moving expenses during the application process but when I turned up with the bills played dumb and denied any responsibility. So I borrowed ... Read More »

    Will My Old UK Debt and Taxes Owed Prevent Me From Returning to the UK?

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    “Dear Jon, I lived in the UK since about 2000 to 2007. I left the UK in 2007 due to family health issues, Dad subsequently passed away. Was expecting to come back to the UK but circumstances changed and was not able to return until now. What happens to unpaid taxes? Unpaid credit cards or bills? Have been told debt ... Read More »

      UK Individual Voluntary Arrangements to Set Record

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      By Andrew Smith Last year I predicted it would be a record year for IVAs. There had already been more than 40,000 Individual Voluntary Arrangements, the most-used personal insolvency procedure in England and Wales, in the first nine months of the year and here at ClearDebt we were pretty confident the total for the year would top 50,000. Well, on ... Read More »

        I Want to Move to the UK But Will a U.S. Bankruptcy Hurt Me?

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        “Dear Jon, I am divorced and through separation and divorce agreement, my ex was to take on all debt and pay it. He has not and my credit is awful. But what I owe is connected with the ex, I have no other debt.. My question is to find out if I were to file bankruptcy here in the US, ... Read More »

          Can I Get Back Into the UK From India With My Bad Debt?

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          “Dear Jon, I was on a student visa from Oct 2009 to Jan 2011. I owed a sum of 1500 GBP in total to 3 network, Littlewoods.com by taking mobiles and some gadgets. But I never paid back since I had no job in UK (Not intentional though). I came back to India in Feb 2011. Now my company in ... Read More »

            I’ve Lost My Job Seekers Allowance in the UK But Still in Debt

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            “Dear Jon, I have been struggling with my debt for a while now. But the last straw was in November 2013 when I lost my job. By then I had few credit card bills and a loan with barclays and tesco. (about 40k). I was looking for a job, but at the same time I couldn’t pay my bills. My ... Read More »

              UK Law Firm is Trying to Collect on My Dubai Debts

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              “Dear Jon, I took out a credit card in the UAE with First Gulf Bank, however I had to leave the UAE sooner than expected and was unable to clear the CC before I left. Prior to leaving I had always made payments on time, and had asked how to make payments if outside of the UAE. I asked this ... Read More »

                I Have Unpaid Debts from the UK. What Can I Do?

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                “Dear Jon, I have unpaid credit cards from banks, unpaid phone bills and I bought a laptop and a tablet on installment which I started to pay already. However my visa has run out and I had to return back to my home country. It’s been 8 months since I came back from UK and I am without a job ... Read More »

                  Will I Be Arrested for Back Council Tax at Heathrow?

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                  “Dear Jon, Back in England I couldn’t afford to pay my Council Tax when working and eventually it went to a payment plan. However shortly after this, I emigrated and naturally haven’t heard anything since. I’m now having to head back due to a sick Mother in February (over a year since I emigrated) and I’m concerned about being arrested ... Read More »

                    Will I Be Arrested for My UK Tax Debt?

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                    “Dear Jon, I have a problem with the UK tax on what I owe. They sent me a statement last month to my address in Thailand. Can I get arrested at the airport on arrival or departure in the UK? Thank in advance for your help John” John, First off, no worries, you will not be arrested, stopped, or detained ... Read More »

                      HMRC in the UK is Asking Me to Pay Back Money I Don’t Have. – Lolita

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                      “Dear Jon, My question is: i just received a letter from HMRC asking me to pay back 1465.54 pounds on my tax credit from last financial year. I first got tax credit in july 2013 when i was on minimum wage, i then changed my job where i was earning minimum wage + service charge which was obviously more money…. ... Read More »

                        I’m From the US and Had to Leave the UK with Student Loan Debt

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                        “Dear Jon, American student that studied at a UK university, finances fell through, so I had to leave (I withdrew) the university and country in debt. UK collectors are now contacting me and saying that there was a breach in my immigration status since I owe debt. Since I am American, I don’t need a visa to visit, so I ... Read More »

                          Will I be Able to Leave the UK Again Because of My Bad Debt?

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                          “Dear Jon, When I was a student in the UK I had a credit card with a 1000 pounds overdraft, a student account card for 1500 and I made a loan of 4000 pounds. I paid some of the money when I left the UK but I stopped paying. I think all together was about 5000-6000 pounds … all of ... Read More »

                            How Can I Sort Out My Serious Debt Problems in the UK? – Sakina

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                            “Dear Jon, My family’s facing serious serious debt problems. The rent is unpaid too and we might be leaving the house anytime soon. And the banks are waiting for their payments too. How do we sort it out? Sakina” Sakina, I have a few questions to help me better understand your situation and offer solutions. Are you living in the ... Read More »

                              What Action Can be Taken Against me in the UK for My Dubai Debts? – Rehan

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                              “Dear Jon, Was working in Dubai for 4 years. Left the country with Credit Card debt of up to 90,000DHS. Now back in UK. Can you please inform me what kind of action can be taken against me for leaving credit card debt in the UAE. I left the UAE almost 3 years ago and have just recently received a ... Read More »

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