Monthly Archives: September 2018

Lawyer legacy leaves large litigation liability

It (should) be well-trodden practice for solicitors to advise their clients to seek independent legal advice should the client wish to…

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Franklin my dear, I don’t give an (estate) plan

Dominic Cole and Peter Daniel analyse the ways in which individuals can achieve the full sale price of their businesses (with some help…

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Mortgage Fraud and Negligence – the case of Stoffel & Co v Grondona

Judgment has now been handed down in the appeal by the Appellant, Stoffel and Co, in the case of Stoffel & Co v Grondona [2018] EWCA…

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Better to be pregnant this year rather than next?

I was interested to read that James Hambro have suggested to clients that they may want to consider reviewing assets standing at a gain…

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Executors may not realise they have an Income Tax liability

The Telegraph reports this morning that many executors are not aware that they are liable to pay taxes on income produced by estate…

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UK Property held through a company may face increased scrutiny

As part of the drive towards increased transparency, a register of shareholders of UK property owning companies may have the unintended…

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Old MacDonald had a start-up – EIS oh no!

Peter Daniel and Dominic Cole provide a keen insight into the Office for Tax Simplification’s proposal that the reliefs available to…

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Old MacDonald had a start-up – EIS oh no!

Peter Daniel and Dominic Cole provide a keen insight into the Office for Tax Simplification’s proposal that the reliefs available to…

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Wide ranging tax reforms suggested by the Lib Dems

Vince Cable has suggested the creation of a ‘citizen fund’ to help the wider population benefit from investment returns. Of particular…

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HMRC error may mean over-payment of tax by non-resident trustees

HMRC failed to apply the 7.5% basic rate dividend tax credit to non-resident trustees in the tax year 2016/17. HMRC has confirmed that it…

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