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UK property – tax trap or good investment?

12th February 2020

With significant changes to UK property tax rules coming in April, the landscape will be very different in a few months. Julian Smith, Head of Tax, reviews the tightening of the rules and how the changes may impact on the perception that UK property is a good investment option.... read more

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A tax perspective on the UK Budget

7th February 2020

With the new Government’s first UK Budget coming in March, Julian Smith, Head of Tax, explores what is likely to be featured, together with a round-up of the changes already scheduled for April 2020. With a sketchy Conservative manifesto when it came to detail, it will be interesting to... read more

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Your 2020 financial planning checklist

13th January 2020

A new year (and even a new decade!) is always a good time to review your finances, ensuring they are in good shape to see you through 2020 and beyond. To follow is a checklist for some of the most important aspects which are worth considering this year: 1.... read more

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UK tax digest

23rd October 2019

Julian Smith, our Head of Tax, offers a quick round-up of the latest UK tax news: Record low of non-doms in UK Following a number of reforms in recent years the number of non-domiciled taxpayers in the UK has dropped from 98,500 to 78,000. Half of the decline is... read more

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Reducing Capital Gains Tax

14th June 2019

If you are planning to sell a property in the UK which you currently let and which has previously been your main residence, an important tax deadline is on the horizon. Ensuring the sale exchanges on or before 5 April 2020 could allow you to maximise any Capital Gains... read more

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