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Personal, Tax

Tax Rates and Allowances

With changes in the tax system now an ever-present feature, our up-to-date experience is available to ensure clients” tax liabilities are planned to be at a minimum. The main changes announced for 2019/20 are: Personal allowance increases to £12,500 Basic-rate
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Tax

Significant lack of awareness around gifting rules for IHT

A new report published by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has revealed a worrying lack of awareness about the Inheritance Tax (IHT) benefits of making a gift. Its study found that
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Personal

Separation and divorce

It is an unfortunate fact of modern life that many marriages do not survive. When separation, divorce or dissolution occurs, there will almost inevitably be some tax consequences. Allowances The married couple’s allowance is only available to couples in which
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Business

Half of SMEs prefer experienced workers

People aged between 35 and 54 are at the top of the hire list for small businesses in the UK, research by Aldermore has revealed. In a survey of 1,002 SME business leaders, 50% said they would choose to hire