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  • How To Postpone A Capital Gains Tax Charge

    Malcolm Finney looks at a useful capital gains tax relief for the unincorporated business owner, which enables a postponement or deferral of a capital gains tax (CGT) charge on the disposal of an…

  • What’s Mine Is Yours! Transferable Tax Allowances For Married Couples And Civil Partners

    Sarah Bradford looks at transferable tax allowances for married couples and civil partners, and considers when such a transfer may be beneficial. From the 2015/16 tax year, some spouses and civil partners will effectively be able to…
  • De-registering For VAT When You Own A Property – Beware The Traps

    Andrew Needham looks at the pitfalls of de-registering a property rental business, and how to avoid them. If the taxable turnover of a business falls below the de-registration threshold, currently £79,000 per annum, then it can de-register from VAT and no longer needs...
  • Don’t Let January’s Tax Payments Lead To February Blues!

    Chris Williams explains the importance of paying your self-assessment tax bills on time, and how to mitigate penalties if you are unable to do so. January 31 is usually the date for the biggest tax payment of the year, being both the balancing payment for 2013/14 and the first payment on account for 2014/15, both based on your self-assessment tax return, also normally due on 31 January.
  • EIS Or SEIS - Which Offers The Better Tax Reliefs? 

    Tony Granger examines whether EIS and SEIS rules are the same or whether there are differences in what is being offered.The enterprise investment scheme (EIS) and seed enterprise investment scheme (SEIS) provide for equity investment into qualifying small companies that are seen to be...
  • Share Loss Relief On Investment In Unquoted Companies – Don’t Lose Out!

    Sarah Laing looks at how capital losses arising on worthless shares can be used to reduce your income tax liability.Share loss relief is available both to individuals and to companies (although only...
  • Social Investment Tax Relief – Tax Breaks For Investors

  • James Bailey outlines a new form of tax relief for investors. Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) is a new tax relief for investors in certain types of ‘Social Enterprise’. It joins the other tax advantaged investment schemes (the Enterprise Investment Scheme, the more generous Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme, and Venture Capital Trusts), but it has...

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