Tax and Financial Planning News

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...

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...

Will Your Property Be an IHT Trap?December 2, 2016

Data published recently show that the new £100,000 additional 'private residence' exemption for Inheritance Tax (IHT), which is due to be introduced in April 2017...

Will Your Property Be an IHT Trap?December 2, 2016

Data published recently show that the new £100,000 additional 'private residence' exemption for Inheritance Tax (IHT), which is due to be introduced in April 2017...

Tax Avoidance Schemes – Take CareNovember 17, 2016

Entering into tax avoidance schemes is not for the faint-hearted and, once embarked upon, they can be very difficult to leave. In one case, participants...