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Pension Planning

5th April 2016

The April 2015 changes to pensions were incredibly far reaching and will dramatically change the way that pensions can be used. Following these changes, there has been increased interest in the options surrounding pensions. Much of the interest centres around the introduction of new pension schemes. However there is... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, News, Pensions

July 2015 Budget – Take Two

8th July 2015

The main headline grabbers from George Osborne’s Budget announced 8th July 2015 are: Taxation of Dividends – The government will abolish the Dividend Tax Credit from April 2016 and introduce a new Dividend Tax Allowance of £5,000 per year. Income from Rental Property – The Wear and Tear allowance... read more

Posted in: Inheritance Tax, News, Pensions, Tax

Inflation negative – it’s in the maths

1st June 2015

Headline news at the moment is that inflation is negative for the first time since 1960 It’s useful to put this into context – it is the case that inflation is negative but only because of the way the calculation works. Inflation used to be calculated by using the... read more

Posted in: News

New office location

27th May 2015

We’ve expanded further! We are delighted to announce that we have opened up a new office location in Marbella, Spain. International Financial Planner, Mark Davies, has been appointed to head up the new Spanish office commencing in May. We believe that Mark is aptly suited to the job as... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, News, Tax

General Election 2015

12th February 2015

Personal Tax and the General Election 2015 – Party Policy George Osborne will deliver his final Budget of this Parliament on 18 March 2015, but what lies next? Parliament will be dissolved on 30 March 2015, and only then will the election campaign really get underway giving us a... read more

Posted in: News, Tax

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

Posted in: Capital Gains Tax, News