Which Capital Gains Are Tax Free in the UK?

Did you know that some capital gains are free of capital gains tax (CGT)? Talk to us to find out more about how to maximise your tax efficiency. Although you will pay CGT on most capital gains, there are some gains that are not subject to capital gains tax – and...

Tax Planning for Residential Landlords

Planning to take advantage of low interest rates? After a challenging year for the UK’s residential landlords, you might have read about improvements to the buy-to-let mortgage market in recent weeks. In the three months to 31 May 2021, the average interest rates for...

The Pensions Lifetime Allowance

How might the big freeze affect you? Traditionally, most people get nowhere near breaching the pensions lifetime allowance, but that’s likely to change over the next five years. The lifetime pensions allowance is currently £1,073,100. In his Spring Budget on 3 March...

The Tax Implications of Furnished Holiday Lets

COVID-19 prompts high demand for UK holidays. Owning and letting out a holiday home, otherwise known as a furnished holiday let (FHL), has always been a popular way of investing and earning income. Not only do FHLs enjoy many tax advantages over normal residential let...

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...

The Future of UK Corporation Tax

What’s ahead for companies, from rate rises to Making Tax Digital. For the past 40 years or so, corporate tax rates have decreased steadily around the world. In 1980, the global average stood at around 40%, but by the end of 2020 it was closer to 24% as various...