Tax and Financial Planning News

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,...

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,...

Who Needs a Pension if You Have a House?January 5, 2017

Two recent surveys have underlined the importance to younger people of getting away from what is increasingly seen as a 'rent trap', in which the...

Who Needs a Pension if You Have a House?January 5, 2017

Two recent surveys have underlined the importance to younger people of getting away from what is increasingly seen as a 'rent trap', in which the...

Charitable Principle Not EnoughDecember 16, 2016

It seems trite to say that the law is what the law is, but in cases where a decision is reached that is correct under...