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New CGT rules for selling UK property

17th April 2020

On 6 April 2020 significant changes came into play relating to how Capital Gains Tax is calculated when selling a UK property. But there is something of a ‘soft landing’ with HMRC offering some breathing space from penalties in the first few months. Peter Webb, our International Tax Manager,... read more

Posted in: Capital Gains Tax, News, Tax, Uncategorized

Coronavirus: Tax relief available

26th March 2020

Against the backdrop of the Coronavirus outbreak the UK Government has announced a range of extraordinary measures to help individuals and businesses through the coming months. Peter Webb, our International Tax Manager, details what’s been announced so far: Residence – relief for days in the UK spent because of... 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

Posted in: Financial Planning, Tax

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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Tax Break Removed from Termination Payments

19th June 2018

Leaving any role can be difficult but on some occasions a termination payment – paid in the event of dismissal, redundancy or retirement – can help ease the financial impact of a change in circumstances. Until this year if you had worked overseas for a set amount of time... read more

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