20 June 2020
Partnerships and LLPs should consider the particular tax saving and cash flow benefits available to them during the coronavirus pandemic to protect and manage their businesses.
28 April 2020
To pay or not to pay – that is the question!
26 February 2020
Taking simple and effective actions now could result in significant reductions to your 2019/20 and future personal tax liabilities. The next Budget is on 11 March 2020; although the Conservative manifesto ruled out increases to income tax, VAT or national insurance, could tax increases be made in disguise?
31 July 2019
There are new ‘expat tax’ rules which are due to come into force in South Africa next year which could result in South Africans , that are working outside of South Africa, but intending to return home, being exposed to tax in South Africa.
04 January 2018
RSM is advising taxpayers wishing to pay their tax by credit card to act now before HMRC stops accepting personal credit card payments.
04 July 2017
The latest charitable tax relief statistics have been released by HMRC, and a few interesting facts emerge about the UK population’s charitable giving.
31 May 2017
Back in the March 2011 Budget, the Chancellor announced a cut in the rate of inheritance tax (IHT) for those leaving at least 10 per cent of their estate to a charity. Since then, statistics show there has been a sharp increase in the amount of charitable donations left in wills with an accompanying rise in the tax relief granted, suggesting that the policy is working as intended. Sadly though, there also seems to have been an increase in family members challenging wills where the family feel they have been disadvantaged as a result of the charitable bequests.
18 April 2017
As we know, the Chancellor was forced into an embarrassing U-turn only a week later on the basis that the 2015 Conservative Party election manifesto had promised no increase in NIC (or VAT or income tax) rates: it is perhaps strange that no advisers pointed this out to Mr Hammond before he made his Budget speech.
17 March 2017
As the end of the tax year approaches, what claims and elections should you consider?
14 March 2017
Some changes in inheritance tax law can affect your will. On 6 April 2017 the first tranche of the Residential Nil Rate Band (RNRB) of £100,000 will be introduced, with further increases up to a maximum of £175,000 by 6 April 2020. The conditions to qualify for the RNRB are such that careful Will drafting is required.