A badly structured SPA can harm your capital gains tax position!

The issue Would you rather sell your company for £8 million with the obligation to repay its £1 million debt, or…

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Inheritance tax – Post-mortem relief for quoted shares

The issue With the cost-of-living crisis, the war in Ukraine and the prospect of a global recession, the UK stock markets…

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10% rates of tax on incorporations

Remember the good old days, a decade ago?  Back then, it was possible for business owners operating outside of a limited…

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Residential rates for non-PPR gains?

The issue Generally speaking, where a property has been an individual’s main residence, then its disposal will attract Principal Private Residence…

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Capital gains tax uplift on death

The issue You may be familiar with the favourable tax treatment, whereby assets held at death attract an uplift to market…

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Where are we with dividend stripping?

The issue Broadly, dividend stripping is the practice of paying dividends out of a company to decrease (or ‘strip out’) value…

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HMRC loses transactions in securities case

The issue Transactions in securities legislation (TISL) is what HMRC uses to combat capital transactions where they think that a shareholder…

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No PPR relief for traders!

The issue Principal Private Residence (PPR) relief generally allows taxpayers to keep gains arising on the disposal of a property which…

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How do you break UK tax residence?

The issue With rising tax rates many taxpayers are considering leaving the UK and crystallising gains and income in a more…

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Consider Portugal?

The issue With UK tax rates on the rise, many people are considering a move to sunnier (and more tax-friendly climes)….

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