15 March 2018
Construction giant Carillion has gone into liquidation. Its reported 30,000 sub-contractors are likely to receive nothing from the Official Receiver and might now find themselves in financial difficulties. Payments of VAT, payroll taxes and corporation tax must still be made, which can be difficult to fund when an important large customer has failed.
19 September 2017
The new ‘residence nil-rate band’ (RNRB) came into effect for deaths on or after 6 April 2017.
25 August 2017
For many families, their biggest exposure to inheritance tax, and their most important asset, is the family home. To help people reduce their inheritance tax bills, the new residence nil-rate band is being phased-in from 6 April 2017. We explain how to make the most of this relief.
17 December 2016
We are often approached by clients looking to incorporate their property portfolios to reduce the tax payable – but what are the pitfalls?
10 March 2016
Many companies will be declaring additional dividends before 6 April 2016. Where possible, recipients should make sure that the income is actually taxable in the right tax year.
17 February 2016
The gulf between the 10 per cent rate of capital gains tax and the 45 per cent rate of income tax has attracted the attention of the tax man.
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?
12 November 2015
The announcement that the annual investment allowance will be £200,000 from January 2016 is welcome, but the transitional rules are complex.
12 August 2015
As an owner-manager, you should be paying yourself a mixture of salary and dividends. Unfortunately, this will soon become more expensive in tax terms.