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Briefing quick find:

Key points from the Spring Budget 2017

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…

Digital assets in wills

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…

Non-dom reforms: April 2017

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. …

Key points from the Autumn Statement 2016

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…

EU succession rules

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…