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Yet another stealth tax?

06 September 2016

Buy-to-let landlords could risk paying income tax on gains when disposing of property.

Off to university?

23 August 2016

With A-level results out and record numbers of students accepting places at university, students and their parents will be considering how to finance the costs as tax-efficiently as possible.

No such thing as a simple life for trustees

13 July 2016

While various government initiatives are focused on making tax compliance easier, life is becoming much more complicated for trustees. While professional trustees should be well placed to keep up-to-date with legislative changes, lay trustees could be at a real disadvantage.

When does a 'granny flat' become a second home?

13 July 2016

Proposed changes to legislation clarify how the new stamp duty surcharge will apply to property purchases that include an annexe.

Residential property buyers given increased stamp duty land tax rates
Adrian Benosiglio

05 July 2016

Whether you are buying residential property as an individual or in a company, the chancellor is keen to collect tax. And with increased stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rates now in effect, careful planning is key to avoiding overpaying SDLT.

After Brexit - what can individuals expect?

29 June 2016

There is rarely a time when individuals are not faced with some uncertainty, and the outcome of the referendum is no different. The only certainty is that there are bound to be some winners and some losers as a new tax regime evolves outside of EU oversight.

Non-dom tax changes – is it time to leave the UK?

16 June 2016

Non-dom tax changes, media scrutiny of 'offshore' assets, Brexit, uncertainty over tax rules. Is it time to leave the UK?

Proposed interest restrictions
Adrian Benosiglio

20 May 2016

A further consultation on restricting interest and finance costs for UK corporation tax purposes was released on 12 May 2016. The document contains 92 pages. As the property sector is generally highly geared, the proposals will impact on this sector more than others.

A new relief for investors

12 May 2016

A new form of capital gains tax relief is now available to investors to operate alongside the existing entrepreneurs’ relief.

Options when planning for retirement: pensions, ISAs or LISAs?

15 April 2016

The introduction of the lifetime ISA (LISA) from April 2017 gives the under 40s more options when planning for retirement.

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