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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…

Tax and Private Client newsletter – 2015

Settlement Packages – Are they taxable? Changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (‘SDLT’) Charitable legacies: Wills and Deeds of Variation Changes to Capital Gains Tax – Impact on Non-Residents Changes to Main Residence Relief – Residents and Non-residents New Notary Public…

Inheritance tax planning

Inheritance tax planning is no longer the exclusive domain of the very wealthy. The sustained increase in property prices has made it probable that many homeowners who may not have previously considered inheritance tax planning to be necessary, will now…