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14:01

Consultant launches international tax advisory service

Expansion driven by demand from expats for help with their taxes.

Jul 15, 2016

Law firm urges Hammond not to change tax benefits

New chancellor’s “primary challenge” is to reassure businesses and kick-start investment, says partner at law firm.

Jul 14, 2016

Tax wrapper more important than allocation: MacGillivray

James Hay technical leader assesses the difference between growth versus income, or bonds versus collectives.

Jul 14, 2016

Hammond promises to scale back austerity

New chancellor Philip Hammond will look to take steps to revitalise growth in the face of economic uncertainty following the Brexit vote.

Jul 14, 2016

New chancellor Hammond’s approach to taxation

Mr Hammond’s voting record reveals he has generally voted for lower taxes and in favour of measures to cut tax avoidance.

Jul 12, 2016

Homeowners to be hit with £20k probate fees

New rules linking probate fees to size of estate are effectively a new tax, warns law firm.

Analysis & Opinion
Getting personal

Jul 22, 2016

Getting personal

Maximising tax allowances has always been at the heart of tax planning. Danny Cox explains the latest changes to personal allowances.

IHT and protection

11:13

IHT and protection

New rules mean a couple can leave up to £1m IHT-free, and there is still an important role for protection in estate planning, Sam Barrett writes.

15:12

Hitting a moving target

Inheritance tax is the linchpin of many areas of tax planning, but the landscape keeps changing. Danny Cox explains.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to CGT and Trusts

Given the constant tinkering with capital gains tax (CGT) liabilities it is important to revisit your client’s financial arrangements.

FTAdviser Blog

HMRC is not kind, nor does it care

Various tax crackdowns have meant advisers need to present water-tight advice.

Adviser Guides

Guide to advising overseas clients

Regulatory changes at home and abroad have created new challenges and opportunities.

FTAdviser Blog

Advisers could benefit from entrepreneurs’ relief

More headline-grabbing tax changes were announced in the 2016 Budget

FTAdviser Blog

Advisers could benefit from entrepreneurs’ relief

More headline-grabbing tax changes were announced in the 2016 Budget.

Recent Articles
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    Jul 04, 2016

    Two more jailed for film tax dodge

    Group jailed over £2.2m tax scheme involving false rebates.

  2. Brexit tax winners and losers revealed
    Jul 01, 2016

    Brexit tax winners and losers revealed

    After the Brexit vote, who will be better off and who will suffer from taxation changes prompted by the UK leaving the EU?

  3. Taxes set to be changed as a result of Brexit
    Jun 27, 2016

    Taxes set to be changed as a result of Brexit

    Accountant reveals what taxes could be set for change as a result of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

  4. Tax risks one of biggest retirement fears: MetLife
    From Pensions| Jun 14, 2016

    Tax risks one of biggest retirement fears: MetLife

    The average person spends nearly £5,000 a year in indirect taxes or 56p an hour, while income tax and national insurance cost around £6,000.

  5. St James’s Place launches intergenerational product
    From Investments| Jun 10, 2016

    St James’s Place launches intergenerational product

    Lasting power of attorney, third party insurance, estate planning plus probate services and products on the way.

  6. Advisers guilty of running £100m tax avoidance scam
    From Regulation| Jun 06, 2016

    Advisers guilty of running £100m tax avoidance scam

    Two financial advisers among those who HMRC says connect the public purse out of £100m.

  7. John Spiers’ wealth firm invests in client tech
    Jun 03, 2016

    John Spiers’ wealth firm invests in client tech

    The digital firm has warned too many wealth management companies have failed to put the client first.

  8. Advisers need to be involved in clients’ will making
    Jun 03, 2016

    Advisers need to be involved in clients’ will making

    Inheritance tax is becoming more important to more people, it has been claimed.

  9. Tax avoidance scandals put people off tax planning
    May 27, 2016

    Tax avoidance scandals put people off tax planning

    Old Mutual Wealth survey shows 15 per cent of advisers say clients have been put-off legitimate tax planning by negative publicity.

  10. Cash savers stung by savings allowance rules
    From Investments| May 24, 2016

    Cash savers stung by savings allowance rules

    Accountant uncovers devilish detail in new rules, meaning some of your clients could face a surprise tax bill.

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