The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his first Budget against a backdrop of a more-buoyant-than-expected UK economy post-Brexit and improved tax receipts. Set against these were concerns about funding the NHS and social care, and the impact on…
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- Clitheroe v Bond  - Testamentary capacity revisited?
- The Trust Registration Service (TRS)
- Tax Day 2021 – Don’t Worry About Blinking, There Isn’t Much To Miss
- Reduced rates of SDLT for residential properties
- New SDLT Surcharge for Non-UK Resident Purchasers of UK Residential Property
- Budget 2021 – Key points
- Budget 2021 - what to look out for
- Wills can now be legally witnessed virtually via video technology
- Covid-19 and Wills: Government confirms Wills can be witnessed by video link
- How could Covid 19 affect my Tax Residency Status?
- Covid-19 Update: HMRC provide further time for second property purchasers to reclaim the higher rates of SDLT
- Appointing a Guardian for your minor children – What do you need to know?
- Healthcare briefing - A call for change: a commissioner for older people?
- Ending the blame game: new legislation introducing ‘no-fault divorce’
- Imminent changes to employment law
- The deadline for filing and payment window of Stamp Duty Land Tax is changing on 1 March 2019
- EU Settlement Scheme - Who needs to apply and how?
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - January 2019
- An update on Owens v Owens - The difficulty in divorce
- Owens v Owens: Solicitors reconsider their approach to 'behaviour' in divorce cases
- Budget 2018 - What does it mean for individuals?
- Unexplained Wealth Orders - A presumption of guilt?
- Tax Journal: The trust registration service one year on
- What first-time buyers need to know about conveyancing
- IR35 – The conundrum continues...
- High Court rejects trustees’ 'hopeless arguments' against disclosing information to trust beneficiaries
- GDPR - What happens after 25 May?
- Tax and Private Client newsletter – Spring 2018
- Landmark judgment in support of testamentary freedom - Ilott v Blue Cross & Others
- No right to bring Inheritance Act claim on behalf of deceased claimant
- The perils of an outdated will
- Principle of mutual wills trumps widow’s 13 wills
- Tax Journal - Tax liability on the gift of (ungiven) objects
- Establishing a beneficial interest in property
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - Summer 2017
- How to handle the residence nil rate band
- Finance Bill 2017 - Dropped by Select Committee
- Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) - Additional points to remember
- Supreme Court unanimously allows the charities’ appeal in Ilott v The Blue Cross & Others
- Landlords discriminating against tenants under the ‘right to rent’ scheme
- Key points from the Spring Budget 2017
- Digital assets in wills
- Residence Nil Rate Band - Where are we?
- Non-dom reforms: April 2017
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - 2017
- Key points from the Autumn Statement 2016
- EU succession rules
- Lasting powers of attorney for health, care and financial decisions
- Problems with family contributions towards the purchase of a family home on divorce or separation
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - 2016
- Ten year inheritance dispute to be determined in UK Supreme Court
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - 2015
- Inheritance tax planning
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - 2014
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - 2013
- Do you know your domicile?
- Normal Expenditure out of Income Exemption
- Tax planning with property
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - Autumn 2012
- Changes to the Remittance Basis of taxation
- Budget Briefing 2012
- Is my trust protected if I get divorced?
- Tax and Private Client newsletter - Spring 2012
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- Taxation of non-domiciled individuals
- The proposed statutory definition of tax residence
- Can you disclose your tax irregularities, if you are not a plumber?
- Budget Briefing 2011
- Making a Will - a matter of choice
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Spousal Bypass Trust
- Wills Questionnaire
The use of digital platforms such as online banking, Paypal, gaming accounts, Bitcoin accounts, cloud accounts to store photographs, and social media accounts such as Facebook and Instagram continues to grow and is creating a new category of personal property…
We explain what the Residence Nil Rate Band is and what it could mean for you and your tax, wealth and inheritance arrangements. …
The UK Government has proposed wholesale changes to the tax treatment of non-domiciled individuals (non-doms) to take effect as of April 2017. We take a look at what this means following the latest draft legislation as at 5 December 2016. …
In this edition of our newsletter, we discuss leaving digital assets in wills, divorce and reasonable needs, non-dom reforms due in April 2017 and the role of a charity trustee. …
Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement was also his last. Next year we will have a spring Budget, then revert to an autumn Budget, to be followed by a spring statement in 2018. The main tax and related announcements in this year’s…
A new EU regulation called Regulation (EU/650/2012), also known as Brussels IV, recently came into force and it may affect the succession of your estate if you have connections with more than one country, and at least one of those…
A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document by which a person over 18 (called donors) appoints certain trusted people (called attorneys) to make financial decisions or decisions regarding their health and welfare on their behalf when they…
There are many situations when family relatives contribute towards the purchase of a property. An example is parents helping a child who is a first time buyer. Another example which is becoming more common is for elderly parents to sell…
Read the summer 2016 edition of our Tax and Private Client newsletter, featuring articles on family contributions, basement developments and bonus schemes. …