Tax and Financial Planning News

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...

When is a Loss Not a Loss?November 4, 2016

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a complex tax, but the guiding principle is straightforward. It taxes gains on the disposal of non-trading assets. For a...

When is a Loss Not a Loss?November 4, 2016

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a complex tax, but the guiding principle is straightforward. It taxes gains on the disposal of non-trading assets. For a...

IHT – Don’t Forget Annual ReliefsOctober 13, 2016

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is an increasingly significant problem for many people, but it is also sometimes described as a 'voluntary tax' because it is a...

IHT – Don’t Forget Annual ReliefsOctober 13, 2016

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is an increasingly significant problem for many people, but it is also sometimes described as a 'voluntary tax' because it is a...

Proper Planning Must Be ComprehensiveSeptember 29, 2016

Many wills involve a degree of planning for Inheritance Tax (IHT) as well as just the appropriate division of the estate, but for any plan...

Proper Planning Must Be ComprehensiveSeptember 29, 2016

Many wills involve a degree of planning for Inheritance Tax (IHT) as well as just the appropriate division of the estate, but for any plan...

Complaints Mount on Pension Liberation AdviceSeptember 13, 2016

For some years now, pensions have been made increasingly flexible, and the Government recently introduced greater choice as to how savers can use their pension...

Complaints Mount on Pension Liberation AdviceSeptember 13, 2016

For some years now, pensions have been made increasingly flexible, and the Government recently introduced greater choice as to how savers can use their pension...

Is Your Investment Protected?August 3, 2016

It may be thought that if an investment is entered into using a UK-based firm, that investment is covered by one of the statutory schemes...