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Changes to the Tax Treatment of Non-Domiciles

30th January 2017

New Tax Rules for UK Non-Domiciles are to come into effect from 6 April 2017. Draft legislation on most of the changes has been included in the Finance Bill 2017 which was published on 5 December 2016. There have been some changes since the previous proposals, in particular the... read more

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Appointing the right executor

2nd December 2015

When making a Will, you will need to appoint an executor, which could be a member of your family, a trusted friend or a professional. It is the executor’s role to make sure the instructions in your Will are carried out, and there are several responsibilities and duties to... read more

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The end of Deeds of Variation?

17th September 2015

The ability to vary the terms of a Will, for tax purposes, has long been possible through a useful tool called a Deed of Variation. There have been many threats over the years that the use of these tools would be curtailed but those murmurings have never come to... read more

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The 2015 Finance Bill

11th December 2014

2015 Finance Bill As outlined in the 2015 Finance Bill, on 10 December 2014 the Government produced the widely anticipated draft legislation that will implement a Capital Gains Tax charge on non-residents selling UK residential property after 6 April 2015. This represents a major change to the taxation of... read more

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