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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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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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