How will tax rates on pensions compare to dividends?

The issue Broadly speaking, company shareholders have the option of extracting profits as either a dividend or a pension contribution (once…

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Spouse rules for the 2% SDLT surcharge

In this week’s Tax Bite we discuss some of the nuances of the spouse rules contained within the new non-resident SDLT…

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Capital loss for lost deposits?

The issue One issue which sadly crops up  sometimes is the question of whether tax relief can be claimed on a…

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A discovery cannot get too long in the Tooth

The issue On 14 May the Supreme Court finally stuck a dagger in the concept of ‘staleness’ when applied to tax…

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Don’t fall into this SEIS trap!

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (‘SEIS’) was introduced in 2012 as the ‘younger child’ to the venture capital family, sitting alongside…

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Why are holding company tax clearances being denied?

The issue HMRC have been taking a particularly hardline view on what transactions they consider to be carried out for bona…

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Justifying residential stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rates

The issue The heading is not a typo! There has been much recent commentary and many cases where taxpayers have sought…

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Residential properties and SDLT: practical issues

Please follow this link to read Andrew Marr’s latest Tax Journal article. In this article Andrew looks at particular SDLT opportunities…

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What is a capital gains group?

The issue Broadly speaking, when assets are transferred from one party to the other, there will be a capital gains tax…

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Entrepreneurs’ relief when an EMI option holder leaves

The issue Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) option schemes are well known as a tax-efficient incentivisation tool for management. If implemented correctly,…

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