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15:10

Landlords launch legal challenge to tax change

Lawyers acting on behalf of landlords have written to HMRC in their bid to get tax changes overthrown.

08:38

Intermediaries face action over tax schemes

Lawyers at a global law firm have said advisers could be behind mis-selling of tax mitigation schemes to “unsophisticated” footballers.

Feb 05, 2016

Tyrie slams new inheritance tax rules

Chairman of the Treasury select committee has said reforms to inheritance tax risk making the system “impenetrable”.

From Insurance| Feb 04, 2016

HMRC won’t comment on protection product

HMRC refuses to step into controversy over Aviva’s market-shaking protection launch.

Jan 20, 2016

Tax expert warns of IHT advice risk

Advisers who fail to flag the need to temporarily manage the risk of a client’s estate facing an IHT bill could find themselves in trouble.

Jan 20, 2016

IFAs warned about non-dom client liability

Advisers should warn non-dom clients of tax repercussions in their country of origin when minimising their UK bill.

Analysis & Opinion
Isa tax breaks on death

Jan 22, 2016

Isa tax breaks on death

What do the changes to taxation of pension death benefits mean for estate planning? Danny Cox investigates.

Jan 14, 2016

Joint rent income for HMRC needn’t be taxing

Married couples can elect to have unequal shares in rental property reflected in tax affairs

Enjoying a tax-free income

Dec 23, 2015

Enjoying a tax-free income

There are ways to enjoy income from April 2016 without incurring tax. Danny Cox looks at 13 options.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Autumn Statement 2015

The chancellor showed he was for u-turning by abandoning cuts to tax credits in this year’s Autumn Statement.

FTAdviser Blog

Exiting EIS and inheritance tax planning

Many advisers will have invested their client’s money in enterprise investment schemes some years ago

Adviser Guides

Guide to Passing on your Pension

Pension savings can now be passed on to any nominated individual.

FTAdviser Blog

Chancellor wants more flesh off rich tails

Can u-turns assist the chancellor in reaching Number 10, Simon Blowey, divisional director of financial planning for Brewin Dolphin, asks.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Non-Domiciled Tax Changes

Domicile is a highly technical issue wholly separate to that of one’s residence.

FTAdviser Blog

Is the chancellor coming to TEE?

Debating the merits of changing the system of pension tax relief.

Recent Articles
  1. Exiting EIS and inheritance tax planning
    FTAdviser Blog| Feb 03, 2016

    Exiting EIS and inheritance tax planning

    Many advisers will have invested their client’s money in enterprise investment schemes some years ago

  2. Tax expert expects surge for inheritance tax help
    Jan 15, 2016

    Tax expert expects surge for inheritance tax help

    Tax expert says there will be a surge in demand for help with inheritance tax and expresses scepticism about pensions being used for estate planning.

  3. HMRC insists software problems are fixed
    Jan 11, 2016

    HMRC insists software problems are fixed

    Tax office responds to calls for an independent quality control on its self-assessment software.

  4. HMRC clarifies P2P tax treatment
    Jan 11, 2016

    HMRC clarifies P2P tax treatment

    Government confirms interim measures until amendments to legislation are made.

  5. Divorcing couples face having to renegotiate settlements
    Dec 29, 2015

    Divorcing couples face having to renegotiate settlements

    Capital gains tax and inheritance tax liabilities going back to 6 April 2014 may be hit by Ministry of Justice error.

  6. Treasury clarifies how to avoid 3% stamp duty
    From Mortgages| Dec 29, 2015

    Treasury clarifies how to avoid 3% stamp duty

    Before you have a chance to recover from Christmas, HM Treasury explains who will avoid stamp duty tax hike.

  7. Australia ramps up focus on offshore tax evasion
    Your Business| Dec 22, 2015

    Australia ramps up focus on offshore tax evasion

    Tax office down under compiles a list of 100 advisers and promoters operating globally that have a direct link with evasion.

  8. Non-savers relying on inheritance to fund pension
    Dec 22, 2015

    Non-savers relying on inheritance to fund pension

    Figures out from execution-only firm warn that too few people are prepared for retirement.

  9. Questions raised about SEIS not getting HMRC nod
    From Investments| Dec 11, 2015

    Questions raised about SEIS not getting HMRC nod

    Managers debates the merits of using government assurance procedures.

  10. Tyrie tells chancellor to rethink ‘messy’ IHT plans
    Dec 08, 2015

    Tyrie tells chancellor to rethink ‘messy’ IHT plans

    Draft rules deemed too complex for consumers and beneficial only to tax advisers and lawyers.

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