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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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09 Feb 2021 Forthcoming Budget

The Chancellor will deliver his Spring Budget on 3 March.

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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 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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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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15 Apr 2020 CGT payment window on sale of UK residential property: COVID-19 Update

From 6 April, there is a new deadline for paying capital gains tax.

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25 Mar 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: the Statutory Residence Test

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting everyone’s ability to move freely around the globe including to and from the UK.

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21 Oct 2019 Entrepreneurs’ Relief case

The First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) recently came to an interesting decision on two difficult questions.

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21 Oct 2019 Inheritance dispute: Oldest died first

A recent case, Scarle v Scarle [2019] EWHC 2224 (Ch), had to address the operation of the rarely used ‘commorientes’ rule.

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03 Oct 2017 Furnished holiday lets – sunny tax benefits

Landlords of residential property in the UK could be forgiven for feeling painfully targeted by the government in recent years.

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