Personal tax planning in 2021/22 If there’s one thing to take away from Spring Budget 2021, it’s taking charge of your personal finances is going to be increasingly important over the next five years. With the financial fallout from COVID-19 over the last year being the fiscal equivalent of fighting a war at more than[…]
Earlier this year, a new rule requiring capital gains tax on UK residential property to be reported and paid to HMRC within 30 days kicked in. This ushered in another change to tax rules affecting residential property owners, which seeks to raise more tax from the disposal of additional homes and to collect this tax[…]
Tax changes to private residences for 2020/21 From 6 April 2020, HMRC is proposing three significant changes which will potentially increase the capital gains tax paid on the disposal of any residential property by an individual. These changes seek to raise extra revenue from the disposal of residential properties and to collect these taxes more[…]
How has devolution affected what tax you pay First-time buyers in England, Northern Ireland – and for a short time in Wales – were the biggest winners in the most recent shake-up to affect property taxes in Autumn Budget 2017. Philip Hammond’s headline measure was to abolish stamp duty for first-time buyers on homes worth[…]
Property Tax The Autumn 2018 budget proposed significant changes to reliefs given on the sale of property that was previously occupied as a main residence. From April 2020 the government plans to restrict two essential parts of Principal Private Residence Relief (PPR) which could mean that additional tax may be due on the sale after[…]
Tax Card 2017/18 Taxable Income Bandes and Tax Rates 2017/18 2016/17 Starting rate of 0% on savings up to £5,000* £5,000* Basic rate band Scottish basic rate band £33,500 £31,500 £32,000 £32,000 Higher rate band Scottish higher rate band £33,501-£150,000 £31,501-£150,000 £32,001-£150,000 £32,001-£150,000 Basic rate 20% 20% Higher rate 40% 40% Additional rate 45%[…]
An introduction to the relationship between trusts and tax.