Tax office tells providers what they have to do with those who have cancelled following the Budget announcement.
A lack of awareness of tough overseas jurisdictional tax rules could leave investors, expats and their advisers exposed to hefty fines and possible...
The UK needs to reform its inheritance tax regime in line with other developed countries, Mark Giddens, partner for accountancy firm UHY Hacker...
New “simple rule” focuses on when funds are initially raised and where VCTs may not have made qualifying investments.
Clients who live abroad and use foreign reserves to protect their estate from inheritance tax will no longer be able to do so, George Osborne has...
Scottish tax receipts from income tax, stamp duty, landfill tax and aggregate levy will hit £5.1bn in 2015/16, £5.3bn in 2015/16 and £5.7bn in...
Analysis & Opinion
Now is a good time to review a client’s position and reduce tax liabilities. Start with the income tax, says Victoria Harman.
It can be difficult enough maintaining harmony within a family, but. throw a family business into the mix and the issues multiply exponentially.
You would not turn your nose up at an extra £3,000 a year return on your portfolio.
Once bitten twice shy, they say, but many widows, widowers and divorcee(s) do brave marriage again, sometimes creating family structures that are a...
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