Do you have a will? Or a will trust, or a family trust? Do you really understand its tax implications? And if you don’t have a will, do you fully appreciate the implications for those you may leave behind? Research from Macmillan Cancer Support reveals 63% of UK residents do not have a will. […]
Disguised remuneration loan charge Loan Charge review – what’s next? “The changes should reduce the tax bills of over 30,000 people, with 10,000 plus now not having to pay anything.” The loan charge was introduced to counteract the tax advantage gained by many who used disguised remuneration schemes, often known as Employee Benefit Trusts, or […]
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) have published a report containing proposed changes relating to Inheritance Tax (IHT). The Government will decide which of these rules will become law.
HMRC are increasing the number of letters issued to taxpayers from its Risk and Intelligence Service, Offshore department.
There are important changes to the conditions that apply in order for a taxpayer to claim Entrepreneur’s Relief (ER) on disposal of their shares in their personal company.
Do you use the HMRC approved starter checklist when taking on new employees? This form is not optional; all new employees should complete it even if they present a completed form P45.
Many landlords are deciding to sell their residential properties. What are their options for taxes and reliefs?
Employees travelling on business need to eat. Keeping track of expense claims for meals taken whilst working away from the office can involve a lot extra effort.
Important changes will come into force in April 2020 which relate to tax relief that is due on the sale of property which was previously a taxpayer’s Principle Private Residence “PPR” during any point in the period of its ownership.
If you were persuaded to take a loan in place of
part of your pay in the past and you have not repaid it, you may now be liable to pay a new tax called the loan charge.
The government has shortened the period for paying SDLT from 30 days to 14 days
The month of March is a good time to review whether you have made sufficient pension contributions in the tax year, and to check whether you are in danger of exceeding your annual pension contributions allowance which would lead to a pension contributions tax charge.