Tax and Financial Planning News

HMRC Fail in IHT Challenge on LiveryDecember 7, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have challenged a number of property-based trading businesses, seeking to deprive them of the Inheritance Tax (IHT) and Capital Gains...

HMRC Aren’t Always RightNovember 9, 2017

According to the Government's GOV.UK website, if you are a company director, you have to file a tax return every year. It says that every...

HMRC’s Tough Approach to Penalty Rejected by TribunalAugust 8, 2017

Just how tough HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) can be was illustrated by a recent case in which they imposed a penalty of £1,300 for...

HMRC Provide Calculator for New IHT ReliefJuly 23, 2017

Like many pieces of tax legislation, the 'additional threshold' (AT) for Inheritance Tax (IHT) – which, in simple terms, limits the potential IHT charge on...

HMRC Provide Calculator for New IHT ReliefJuly 23, 2017

Like many pieces of tax legislation, the 'additional threshold' (AT) for Inheritance Tax (IHT) – which, in simple terms, limits the potential IHT charge on...

Your Right to Claim Tax Relief on Losses Dies With YouJuly 9, 2017

You can claim tax relief if assets that you have acquired become worthless or loans that you have advanced prove to be irrecoverable. However, in...

Your Right to Claim Tax Relief on Losses Dies With YouJuly 9, 2017

You can claim tax relief if assets that you have acquired become worthless or loans that you have advanced prove to be irrecoverable. However, in...

Have You Checked Your Investment Adviser’s Credentials?June 22, 2017

Investment advice is best obtained from authorised professionals and it is unwise to rely on friends' recommendations, no matter how trustworthy they may appear. In...

Have You Checked Your Investment Adviser’s Credentials?June 22, 2017

Investment advice is best obtained from authorised professionals and it is unwise to rely on friends' recommendations, no matter how trustworthy they may appear. In...

Tax Law No Respecter of (Cultural) TraditionJune 8, 2017

An argument that assets which HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) said belonged to a deceased man (and were thus subject to Inheritance Tax) were actually...

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