Tax and Financial Planning Articles

Stamp Duty Land Tax and Second Homes – The BasicsMay 3, 2016

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) was brought in to replace the old ‘stamp duty’ and has been complex since its inception.Among the transactions subject to...

Warning for Holders of US AssetsApril 4, 2016

If you hold assets in the USA, you should be aware of an issue that has started to arise in estates in which there are...

Warning for Holders of US AssetsApril 4, 2016

If you hold assets in the USA, you should be aware of an issue that has started to arise in estates in which there are...

How Inheritance Tax WorksApril 3, 2016

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is paid on your estate when you die and also when money is transferred into some trust funds. Some other transfers during...

How Inheritance Tax WorksApril 3, 2016

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is paid on your estate when you die and also when money is transferred into some trust funds. Some other transfers during...

IHT Planning and the AIMApril 3, 2016

In recent years, Inheritance Tax (IHT) has affected more and more families, largely due to rising house prices. IHT is payable at 40 per cent...

IHT Planning and the AIMApril 3, 2016

In recent years, Inheritance Tax (IHT) has affected more and more families, largely due to rising house prices. IHT is payable at 40 per cent...

Enterprise Investment Schemes: EIS and SEISApril 2, 2016

Successive governments have recognised that the spirit of entrepreneurialism, though deeply ingrained in the UK’s culture, is not really very well supported by the financial...

What is Taxable?April 2, 2016

With the Government seeing fit to make HM Revenue and Customs a payer of benefits (pension credit etc.) as well as a collector of taxes,...

Enterprise Investment Schemes: EIS and SEISApril 2, 2016

Successive governments have recognised that the spirit of entrepreneurialism, though deeply ingrained in the UK’s culture, is not really very well supported by the financial...

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