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Changes in law for Trusters to be aware of in 2024

Trusts & Succession Act: what are the changes for Trusters to be aware of before they become law in 2024.

Love is a Co-Purchase Agreement

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Insolvency: Administration and its impact on employees

Fraser Vandal discusses the impact of Administration on Employment contracts, redundancies and considerations if the business was to be purchased.

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13 June 2023 | Time to read: 3 mins

Tax rises – the possibility and implications of a wealth tax

By David Mowlem

As featured in the Scotsman, David Mowlem considers the possibility and implications of a wealth tax.

04 April 2023 | Time to read: 3 mins

Important changes to the annual allowance for pension savings

By Mariola Seeruthun-Kowalczyk

We highlight key changes to the Pension Lifetime Allowance and the Pension Annual Allowance, discussing what these changes could mean for you. 

28 October 2022 | Time to read: 4 mins

What are the tax implications of selling the family home?

By John McArthur

There can be many reasons for deciding to sell the family home, but what are the tax considerations we need to be aware of?

28 October 2022 | Time to read: 2 mins

Inheritance Tax – A helpful reminder

By Doran Mitchell

With financial planning at the forefront for many at the moment, we have set out a helpful reminder of the current position around inheritance tax.

02 August 2022 | Time to read: 5 mins

Safe as Houses

By John McArthur

With strong commercial reasons for doing so, many land and property owners have diversified into holiday letting to benefit from this captive market. 

26 May 2022 | Time to read: 6 mins

Trusts Caught by the Deemed Domicile Net

By David Mowlem

Following the Finance Act in 2017, a new category of “deemed domicile” was introduced into the UK’s Inheritance Tax regime.

05 April 2022 | Time to read: 3 mins

Land based tax reforms in Scotland?

By John McArthur

The report includes substance from various other sources and specifically ties into A Framework for Tax, published by the Scottish Government in December 2021.

17 January 2022 | Time to read: 4 mins

Marital bliss or a fresh start? Don’t forget to review your tax obligations

By John McArthur

Now is the time to be aware on how marriage or civil partnership can affect your tax position.

19 November 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

A spotlight on partnership property and Inheritance Tax

By John McArthur

A spotlight on partnership property and Inheritance Tax.

20 September 2021 | Time to read: 4 mins

Property after death: advice for those dealing with the estate of a loved one

By Gillian Wright

After the death of a loved one an up-to-date Will provides some comfort to the family in what is a difficult time.

10 September 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

National Insurance Contributions for Care Funding

By Lianne Lodge

Big news this week is that The House of Commons has voted to approve the income tax and national insurance contribution increases proposed by the UK Government.

26 July 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

How does the UK’s Inheritance Tax regime compare to foreign tax systems?

By Lindsay Bryce MacKay

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a report exploring ways in which taxes can be used to support economic recovery.

31 March 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Budget 2021 – No Hissing from the Geese

By John McArthur

Budgets to those interested in tax are a bit like Christmas to those interested in presents.

15 October 2020 | Time to read: 4 mins

Tax implications for the UK post-Covid – Rural Update

By John McArthur

As a country we have become used to relatively low rates of taxation, but it appears now that current tax rates will be increased, at least for a period.

11 July 2019 | Time to read: 5 mins

Recommended changes to Inheritance Tax published by the office of Tax simplification

By John McArthur

Recommended changes to Inheritance Tax published by the office of Tax simplification.

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