Beat the end of year Tax rush

Posted by siteadmin on Thursday 1st of March 2018

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In this guide Piers Mepsted explains:

  • Why you shouldn’t leave tax planning until the end of the tax year.
  • How acting now means you can maximise tax-planning opportunities – and minimise stress.
  • The main tax-planning opportunities in the current tax year from pensions to property, inheritance tax to ISAs, dividends to capital gains tax.

As the end of the tax year gets closer there is a window of opportunity to make the most of valuable allowances, reliefs and exemptions that can help reduce your tax bill and make sure your finances ...


Inheritance Tax (IHT) and the new Residence Nil-Rate band

Posted by siteadmin on Thursday 30th of November 2017

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Adam Smith, Technical Pensions expert from FAC discusses how changes to (IHT) Inheritance Tax and the new Residence Nil-Rate Band could affect you.

At the beginning of 2016, the number of UK families paying inheritance tax (IHT) was at a 35-year high, as rising house prices pushed the value of family assets above the tax threshold. From April 2017 an additional allowance came into force which has seen these numbers recently being driven down by the introduction of the new Residence Nil-Rate Band (RNRB) allowance.

So what do these chang...


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