22 May 2019
HMRC has recently published a study examining the behaviour of ‘gifters’ - those who have, in the past two years, made a single gift of £1,000 or more, or multiple gifts of greater than £250 totalling more than £3,000. It is hoped that the findings will help simplify the inheritance tax legislation so that it is fit for the 21st century.
13 May 2019
Constant changes in tax laws means that trustees should be keeping up to date with current issues that impact them. Our upcoming event will cover an update on these various changes and how these changes will impact trustees and directors of property holding entities. Register your place.
13 May 2019
Significant and wide-ranging changes are being introduced in relation to the taxation of UK property, some of which already apply for transactions taking place from 6 April 2019, others taking effect from 6 April 2020.
27 February 2019
It was a double win for RSM, the leading audit, tax and consulting firm at the seventh Citywealth Powerwomen awards, that recognise individuals and companies who maximise the potential of women in the wealth management sector.
09 November 2018
We would like to make you aware of an announcement from HMRC about a drafting error relating to the taxation of ‘protected trusts’. Although the issue sounds rather academic and pedantic, it could have a significant real-world impact, and may require action to be taken to avoid ongoing UK income tax liabilities arising.
01 October 2018
Rachel de Souza, tax partner at RSM, comments on the latest pension contribution and tax relief statistics by HMRC.
24 September 2018
HMRC have just published updated guidance on the subject of the situs of ‘specialty debts’. This is potentially important for any non-UK company or trust that is owed money and could have an inheritance tax impact for shareholders/settlors as well.
03 September 2018
We have now had a year to absorb the effects of the new ‘protected trust’ rules for offshore trusts, and to reflect on their implications for trustees and beneficiaries alike.
16 August 2018
Measures to cool the housing market seem to be working, but with stamp duty receipts down 11 per cent on the same period last year, have they gone too far?
27 July 2018
Rachel de Souza, tax partner at RSM, responds to today’s statistics on non-domiciled taxpayers in the UK from HMRC.