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09 Feb 2021 Disclosure of Cross Border Arrangements

In one of the first examples of the ‘Brexit effect’ in operation, there was an unexpected, last-minute change of UK law on 30 December 2020 to limit the UK’s adoption of EU Directive ‘DAC6’.

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09 Feb 2021 SDLT for non-residents

SDLT is set to rise by 2% from 1 April 2021 for non-UK residents purchasing residential property in England and Northern Ireland.

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09 Feb 2021 Forthcoming Budget

The Chancellor will deliver his Spring Budget on 3 March.

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09 Feb 2021 Wealth Tax Report

In December 2020, The Wealth Tax Commission (WTC) published its final report on whether a UK wealth tax is desirable and deliverable.

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04 Jan 2021 The GDPR for English law trusts and estates

We live in an increasingly regulated world and data protection is an area of more extensive compliance since the introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018.

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24 Nov 2020 CGT Review

In July, the Chancellor commissioned the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to carry out a review of Capital Gains Tax.

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24 Nov 2020 Changes to the UK Trust Register

New Regulations to change the UK trust register came into force on 6 October.

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24 Nov 2020 Wealth Tax Evidence Papers

A group calling themselves the ‘Wealth Tax Commission’ have published a series of evidence papers…

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22 Sep 2020 New inheritance tax disclosure regime

Inheritance tax planning just got a whole lot more complicated.

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27 Jul 2020 Making a Will during the Covid-19 pandemic

Advances in technology have been invaluable during the lockdown brought about by coronavirus but, until recently, making a Will could not be done digitally.

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