Personal Tax Changes for 2022/23 – with effect from 6 April 2022

By the time you’re reading this, the new tax year has started. Some of the changes have been public knowledge for months now and some of the rises have been anxiously awaited as the country continues to face a cost of living squeeze. With these changes adding to the...

Utilising Your Pension to Cut Inheritance Tax

Pensions usually fall outside of your Estate. Inheritance tax was thought to be ripe for reform in last year’s Autumn Budget but, as it happened, it was left untouched for another tax year. What that means is the £325,000 nil rate band has been in place since 2009,...

Taking Charge of Planning Your Estate

Increasing house prices raise inheritance tax risk. Soaring house prices coupled with certain thresholds being frozen in the most recent Budget have the potential to drag more estates into the inheritance tax net over the coming years. Back in March 2021, Chancellor...

Personal Tax Planning in 2021/22

What’s changing for the new tax year? If there’s one thing to take away from Spring Budget 2021, taking charge of your personal finances is going to be increasingly important over the next five years. With the financial fallout from COVID-19 over the last year being...

Capital Gains Fall-Out for Couples and Family Homes

Married and divorcing couples, including civil partners, should be alert to change to the capital gains tax (CGT) rules on private residence relief Divorcing couples Tax is never at the top of the agenda when a relationship ends, yet the tax consequences can be...