The Grandparents’ Settlement

The Grandparents’ Settlement

In this week’s Tax Tuesday, we explore the features and benefits of “The Grandparents’ Settlement” which often proves to be an ideal solution when looking at setting up ‘some form of fund’ for grandchildren. Please note, when reading the foregoing,...
A very busy Autumn for Tax Planning

A very busy Autumn for Tax Planning

A very busy Autumn for Tax Planning – ten examples of what we have been doing As we slide into the winter time of this extraordinary year of pandemic, 2020, Tax Tuesday contemplates just how busy Autumn has been in our part of the commercial sector, despite lockdown,...
Capital Gains Tax shake-up: Why you must act now

Capital Gains Tax shake-up: Why you must act now

In the last week, the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has reported back to the Chancellor regarding a potential shake- up of the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) regime. If its recommendations are implemented (which is highly likely, given the need to repair the country’s...
Capex plans: Time to accelerate?

Capex plans: Time to accelerate?

Today’s Tax Tuesday, on the subject of capital expenditure, may seem incongruous for many businesses in 2020, particularly as we are about go back into a national lockdown. Nevertheless, for those clients and contacts who might be contemplating significant investment...
The targeted anti-avoidance rule (TAAR): An update

The targeted anti-avoidance rule (TAAR): An update

Three important things have happened since we last blogged on the subject of “the TAAR” back in January. But first, a reminder of what it is. What is the TAAR? The TAAR is the relatively new tax rule which can apply to treat proceeds received by a taxpayer upon the...