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Can you recycle Business Relief?

Business Relief (BR) is a very valuable relief which can reduce inheritance tax (IHT) on death. Perhaps the most common asset…

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Section 169Q elections when there’s no more BADR

The heady days of a £10m lifetime Entrepreneurs’ Relief allowance are now a distant memory. This was reduced to £1m in…

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Capital gains tax and stamp duty land tax (SDLT)

There seems to be quite a lot of misunderstanding about the tax implications of property exchanges. Many people appear to have…

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Can the Post Office deduct compensation payments?

Tax blogger, Dan Neidle, has recently turned his hand to creating (well deserved) headaches for the Post Office. The tax nugget…

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Side Hustle Tax

What are the actual implications of the ‘side hustle tax’ for online sellers?

Over the past few days, much attention has been given to a new ‘side hustle tax’ coming into force from 1…

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Nail down beneficial ownership with a deed of trust

In these times of high house prices and relatively low wages it is not unusual for parents to help out their…

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Use preference shares to ‘turn on’ BADR for goodwill on incorporation?

Before changes in the 2015 Finance Act, it was fairly common for sole traders and partnerships to sell their trade and…

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Tax Table 2023

Following the recent Budget please follow this link to our table summarising the tax rates for the 2023/24 tax year. As…

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Budget 2023 – Top 10

Jeremy Hunt stood before Parliament on Wednesday 15 March 2023 to deliver what the media has coined ‘The Back to Work…

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Year End Tax Planning 2023

Please follow our link to access a helpful guide of tax planning tips to consider before the end of the tax…

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