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Post-Brexit sanctions and the high net worth individual

The short answer to the first of those questions is no. At its core, the Sanctions and Money Laundering Act 2018 (‘SAMLA’), under which the British regime will operate once the UK has left the EU, is a restatement of …

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Overview of English Inheritance Tax law – Part 2 (Turkish language)

Part Two of an overview of English Inheritance Tax law from Tulin Kiranoglu-Hamit (Turkish language), this time focusing on inheritance tax planning and tax-free gifts. Bu video’da sizlere Ingiltere’de hediye ve bagisin vergisel sonuclarindan bahsedecegim.  Bu video’nun ozellikle Ingiltere’de malvarligi …

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Overview of English Inheritance Tax law – Part 1 (Turkish language)

An overview of English Inheritance Tax law from Tulin Kiranoglu-Hamit (Turkish language) Collyer Bristow’un Vergi Departmani uluslararasi vergi planlamasi konularinda uzmanlasmis ekibi ile Turk muvekkilerine destek vermeye devam etmektedir.  Tulin Kiranoglu-Hamit onculugunde  Collyer Bristow hukuk firmamiz Turk muvekkilerine vergi hukuku ve …

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Coronavirus – Can I create a Will while observing social distancing?

Commentators have argued for decades that the rules governing the preparation and execution of Wills are outdated.  However, the current tests posed by coronavirus are like nothing contemporary legal practice has seen before. The valid execution of Wills is governed …

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Coronavirus: Tax and Estate Planning Tips in the Lockdown

Being optimistic, we have been giving some thought to what positives we can draw from these dark and difficult times. Being at home for an extended period and having more time provides an opportunity to get on with the tasks …

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Coronavirus: tax relief for the self-employed

Pressure is increasing on the government to announce more help for the self-employed, who make up a significant part of the country’s economy.  Around 5 million people have been attracted to this way of working, which has given them flexibility …

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Coronavirus – Can you create a Will while self-isolating?

We have suggested six steps for how you can still think about your Wills and estate planning in the current climate. (1) Use the time to think about your affairs The present circumstances may actually provide you with more time …

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Are you ready for changes to Capital Gains Tax rules?

In July 2019, the government announced plans to make a number of changes to capital gains tax (CGT) principal private residence relief (PPR). PPR is the relief that exempts homeowners from paying CGT on their main residence. The proposed changes …

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Entrepreneurs Relief Reform

The Conservative Party committed itself to “review and reform” Entrepreneurs Relief in its 2019 General Election manifesto. The Conservatives further stated that it has not “fully delivered on [its] objectives” and so, with the Conservatives having been returned to government …

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How are your cryptoassets taxed?

Cryptocurrency has been firmly brought under Benjamin Franklin’s two certainties of life as HMRC published a revised guidance on cryptoassets on 20 December 2019. It came in the form of two documents ‘Cryptoassets: tax for individuals’; and ‘Cryptoassets: tax for …

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