Laura is one of the founding members of Forbes Dawson. She has been working in the field of private client tax for over 20 years, specialising in inheritance tax planning, UK and offshore trusts and tax advice for non-UK domiciliaries. She provides proactive, bespoke advice in an easy to understand way, despite the complexity of the tax system in these areas.
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The issue Despite previous consultations on the possible changes or ‘simplification’ of Inheritance Tax (‘IHT’), no changes were made during this…Read more
The issue HMRC have recently successfully appealed a decision of the First Tier Tribunal in respect of a trust’s ability to…Read more
The issue When spouses separate, probably the last thing on their minds is tax. However, a considerable capital gains tax liability…Read more
Urgent action to be taken You will have seen previous tax bites explaining the benefit of coming clean on any previously…Read more
Three months remain… There are now only three months remaining for clients to tidy up their offshore tax affairs before the…Read more
GAAR HMRC’s guidance on the tax general anti-abuse rules (‘GAAR’) makes interesting reading because they kindly set out certain juicy bits…Read more
As announced in Summer Budget 2015 there will be a significant change to the tax treatment of non-UK domiciliaries and their…Read more
The Issue Although UK domiciled and UK deemed domiciled individuals are subject to inheritance tax (IHT) on their worldwide assets, individuals…Read more
The Issue Perhaps the most straightforward form of IHT planning is to make a gift of assets and then survive 7…Read more
After an initial consultation, HMRC have published their comments on the changes to the taxation of non-UK domiciliaries from 6 April…Read more
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