28 August 2018
Exceeding your Pension Lifetime Allowance can be very costly, and for many it comes as a nasty surprise; but more and more people are facing a significant tax charge. Could complicated pension rules be tripping up individuals?
23 August 2018
Our social care system is in crisis and the solution it desperately needs is long overdue. But is an Inheritance Tax (IHT) exempt ISA the answer?
25 April 2018
In a surprise move, the Government has announced an extension of the existing childcare voucher (CCV) scheme, which will now remain open to new entrants until October 2018. The Government rolled out its new Tax-Free Childcare scheme earlier this year, but it is thought that concerns over the operation of the new scheme may be behind the extension.
15 January 2018
The EU referendum has created a favourable landscape for overseas investment. While volatility acts as a break on domestic spending, the weak pound creates a big incentive for international investors. In the first three quarters of 2017, Chinese investors spent £6.4bn on UK property: up from £2bn in the same period in 2015.
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.
15 December 2017
The Treasury has issued a consultation paper introducing proposals for new tax charges for UK commercial property held through international structures. The proposals could have a significant financial impact on UK investment decisions, and could conceivably put a break on property development across the country.
22 November 2017
Mixed bag for individuals and businesses who will be impacted by chancellor’s Budget property announcement.
22 November 2017
Some individuals may benefit from some of the changes to residential property taxation, whilst others will pay higher ATED charges.
19 September 2017
The intention of introducing a 3 per cent increased stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rate was to ‘try and redress the balance between those who are struggling to buy their first property and those who are able to invest in additional properties’.