Articles by Vincent Costello

Vincent joined Forbes Dawson in 2016 as a Personal Tax Manager, bringing over 15 years of experience specialising in the personal tax affairs of entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals and other professionals. He has previously worked for a top ten national practice and has also managed the compliance for a top 50 firm of solicitors.

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Time running out for disincorporation relief

The issue Some people have mentioned that time is running out for applying disincorporation relief, and they are right.  However, if…

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Revalue ATED properties on 1 April 2017

ATED is the annual tax payable on high value residential properties held within a corporate structure. An ATED tax return needs…

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ISAs live on after death!

New rules mean that assets can now be passed on to spouses or civil partners and retain their tax-exempt status in…

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New allowances make simple tax returns complex

Most people are familiar with the new £5,000 tax-free dividend allowance but not many people appreciate the complications between this and…

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Flat rate allowances for subsistence waste VAT!

The Issue It is fairly common practice for companies to provide flat rate subsistence allowances for staff who are away from…

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Tax and the VW car emissions scandal

By now everyone has heard how VW has ‘totally screwed up’ by rigging emissions tests on diesel vehicles. This has caused…

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