Where there’s a Will…

When you die, your executors or relatives need to sort out your affairs. This stressful task can be made easier if you leave a clear and up-to-date Will that has been drafted with tax in mind. They may also need to pay inheritance tax (IHT) if the net value of your assets, including your home […]

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Accelerate your tax relief

The end of the accounting period for your business is a key point for tax planning. You can save or delay tax by advancing the acquisition of assets to before the end of your accounting period. This permits you to claim the capital allowances associated with those assets earlier. If you trade through a company, […]

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Claim for your company’s losses

Companies can take advantage of an extended carry back period for trading losses arising in accounting periods that end between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2022. The trading losses from these periods can be carried back to set against total profits of accounting periods ending in the previous three years. There are two £2 […]

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Tax exempt ways to treat your employees this Christmas

As the Christmas period approaches employers may want to reward their employees’ hard efforts through gifts and entertainment such as Christmas parties.  If structured properly, these rewards can be exempt from tax. Gifts which qualify as trivial benefits Seasonal gifts may include a Christmas hamper, a bottle of wine, a spa voucher, or tickets to […]

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Taking climate action: Electric Vehicles Salary Sacrifice Scheme

Climate change is a hot topic and is likely to become the most important issue of the 21st century. Electric Vehicles (EVs) are at the forefront of most de-carbonisation strategies. Currently, EVs are prohibitively expensive for all but the wealthiest individuals. This is why we expect there to be a rise in the number of […]

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Capital Gains Tax (CGT) return on UK residential property disposal – deadline extension

As announced in the Autumn Budget 2021, UK residents (individuals, trustees and personal representatives) disposing of UK residential property resulting in a CGT liability will have 60 days from completion to deliver a CGT return and make a payment on account, extending the deadline from 30 days. This will apply to UK residential property disposals […]

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