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Mind the gap? Replacement residence relief

Tom Lacey

29 November 2017

Following on from my earlier blog about replacement residence relief, there are some details relating to circumstances, which could make way for a tax claim. Home buyers can be liable to the 3% SDLT surcharge if they sell their main residence … Read More >>

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SDLT post-Budget: A guide to the Chancellor’s new legislation

Tom Lacey

24 November 2017

Mr Hammond has started to get himself a reputation for producing the rabbit from the hat at recent Budgets and Autumn Statements past. At the first Autumn Budget of its kind, the Chancellor certainly didn’t disappoint, and his last-on-the-list promise … Read More >>

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Finally, some good news for landlords

Jemima Jones

22 November 2017

The Chancellor’s budget announcement provided a rare piece of good news for landlords who run a property letting business. Tucked away in today’s speech was a brief reference to the fact that landlords will now be able to claim the … Read More >>

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Budget 2017: charging up interest in electric

Dave Hedges

22 November 2017

The Chancellor has finished delivering the first “Autumn Budget” of its kind and it was pleasing to see that there was some progress in the drive to go electric, as well as future promises to address employee travel and reimbursement … Read More >>

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ER extension on dilution of Shares will be welcome news for shareholders

Jemima Jones

22 November 2017

As the Chancellor delivered the first Autumn Budget, we eagerly awaited what was in store – especially in the world of tax. There were plenty of things to talk about, not least the “rabbit from the hat” with his announcement … Read More >>

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Overcoming issues associated with adding shareholders

Jemima Jones

03 November 2017

If you run a limited company and you are thinking of introducing a new shareholder, then you may find this trickier than you had anticipated. Shares issued to an employee must be paid for at the current market value if … Read More >>

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Reasons why you should consider EMI – Part two

Jemima Jones

27 October 2017

In my previous blog, I covered off the favourable tax treatment of Enterprise Management Incentive Share Schemes, or EMI, through income tax and Capital Gains Tax. In part two, you will see how EMI can bring even further tax benefits … Read More >>

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Changes to Partnership Taxation – an unintended consequence?

Matthew Hall

25 October 2017

The draft finance bill includes legislation which will make various changes to partnership taxation – but does this include a clause which could affect many professional partnerships? The legislation has been drafted following a consultation process looking to “clarify tax … Read More >>

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Reasons why you should consider EMI – Part one

Jemima Jones

20 October 2017

Many of you have heard of the Enterprise Management Incentive Share Option Scheme, or EMI, which allows employers to grant share options to employees. These are great for retaining, incentivising and rewarding key personnel and loyal staff, but they come … Read More >>

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Thinking of gifting something different this Christmas?

Jemima Jones

13 October 2017

It feels far too early to be thinking about Christmas, but with the nights pulling in and weather turning colder, it is hardly surprising that our thoughts start turning towards the festive season. For an employer, it can be a … Read More >>

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