Tax and Financial Planning News

Woman Aged 96 Wins £223,000 for Negligent Investment AdviceApril 5, 2017

The complexities of financial advice can be bamboozling, particularly for the elderly, but one High Court case – in which a 96-year-old woman won more...

Tax Evasion Assistance – Changes in the LawMarch 24, 2017

New rules which came into effect on 1 January 2017 will see professionals who deliberately aid clients to evade (not avoid, which is legal) tax...

Tax Evasion Assistance – Changes in the LawMarch 24, 2017

New rules which came into effect on 1 January 2017 will see professionals who deliberately aid clients to evade (not avoid, which is legal) tax...

Where is a Taxpayer ‘Ordinarily Resident’?March 9, 2017

The answer to the vital question of whether a taxpayer is 'ordinarily resident' in the UK depends on many factors. In one such case, a...

Where is a Taxpayer ‘Ordinarily Resident’?March 9, 2017

The answer to the vital question of whether a taxpayer is 'ordinarily resident' in the UK depends on many factors. In one such case, a...

Investment Opportunity? Take Advice FirstFebruary 27, 2017

Promises of generous returns on backing novel products can be awfully tempting for investors, but such investments should only be undertaken with the benefit of...

Investment Opportunity? Take Advice FirstFebruary 27, 2017

Promises of generous returns on backing novel products can be awfully tempting for investors, but such investments should only be undertaken with the benefit of...

Reliance on Accountant’s Advice Prevents PenaltyFebruary 16, 2017

When a man inherited a property, he and his wife rented it out and later put it on the market for sale. In May 2010,...

Reliance on Accountant’s Advice Prevents PenaltyFebruary 16, 2017

When a man inherited a property, he and his wife rented it out and later put it on the market for sale. In May 2010,...

Government Acts to Close Dubious Investment CompaniesFebruary 2, 2017

An essential role of government is to ensure that companies do not operate against the public interest and tight regulatory regimes exist to prevent this,...