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Property owners hitting a wall of tax

23 March 2016

Landlords and second home owners have faced a tough time recently following tax changes announced in both the Summer Budget 2015 and Budget 2016. So where are we know?

Unmoved by the capital gains tax reduction? You are not alone

17 March 2016

It came as quite a surprise that the chancellor chose to reduce rather than increase CGT, but if you strip out the exemptions to these lower rates, the ‘giveaway’ is not quite as generous as it first seems.

Why savers and investors are the real Budget winners
Gary Heynes

16 March 2016

Commenting on the changes introduced in the Budget, Gary Heynes, RSM’s Head of Private Client, said ‘The Chancellor promised that this would be Budget for savers and investors, and he certainly stuck to his guns.

Personal tax rates and allowances

16 March 2016

The key topics of the chancellor’s eighth Budget were encouraging savings and investment and making sure Britain is 'fit for the future'.

Don't overlook the tax year-end deadline

10 March 2016

The tax year-end deadline could offer some opportunities to maximise tax reliefs and allowances. A short review of circumstances could lead to some useful benefits.

A prosecco-popping Budget for middle earners?

08 March 2016

Much has been made in the press over the possibility that the Chancellor may be planning to raise the higher rate threshold more quickly than planned. This is good news for middle income earners - the very people he’s hoping to woo in the lead up to the EU referendum. Now there’s a coincidence…

Buy-to-let investors: options if caught by the new tax changes

17 February 2016

6 April 2016 heralds the start of a series of changes for buy to let property owners, as previously reported, but what are the options going forward?

Pre-tax year end planning for property owners

09 February 2016

The end of the tax year is fast approaching and, with new rules coming into force from April, those thinking of buying a new home or becoming a buy-to-let landlord better get their skates on if they want to save themselves some tax…

Pensions: after 6 April 2016

20 January 2016

The government has announced significant changes for those with high income saving into pension plans. What are the options after 6 April 2016?