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‘Tax Day’ – government continues its campaign to tackle non-compliance

Promoters of tax avoidance schemes HM Treasury’s reminder that the so-called “tax gap” is at a record low of 4.7% (of which tax avoidance only counts for £1.7bn – approximately 5.5% of the total) is timely and welcome.  HMRC has …

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Coronavirus: tax and estate planning tips

Important tax and estate planning tips individuals should be thinking about during and in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Looking at the Budget 2021 from a Private client perspective

PROPERTY SDLT Holiday Extension Having heard the representations from housebuilders and buyers, the Chancellor announced that the current SDLT threshold of £500,000 will be extended until 30 June 2021. After that date, there will be a gradual tapering of the …

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Shake up of CGT?

The Covid pandemic has dealt a serious blow to the state of the nation’s finances. Predicting what the pandemic holds in store has proven a real problem for commentators and the Government alike, but it seems certain that eventually the …

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Lasting powers of attorney

A guide on making an LPA covering everything you need to know when considering giving another person certain authority to make decisions, in circumstances where you no longer have the mental capacity to do so on your own.

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The prospect of further CGT changes – bad news for taxpayers, homeowners, and business owners?

With the economy still suffering the consequences of the Covid pandemic, the job of Chancellor of the Exchequer is perhaps even more challenging than usual.  Yet even before the pandemic, there were rumours of changes ahead for capital gains tax …

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How are your cryptoassets taxed?

Guidance for individuals who hold cryptoassets, explaining what taxes they may need to pay, and what records they need to keep. Also included is information for businesses and companies about the tax treatment of cryptoasset transactions.

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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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