Personal Tax

Shipleys’ advice features in FT article on inheritance tax
April 21, 2022
Shipleys' David Hartles gives helpful advice to families concerned about inheritance tax liabilities
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Understanding the tax implications of divorce
December 16, 2021
Tax may not be uppermost on the minds of a couple getting divorced, but a well-drafted settlement can minimise tax liabilities during the upheaval.
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The income tax and capital gains tax benefits of trusts
December 15, 2021
In the second of a series of articles, we look at some further tax advantages of trusts.
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Tax payment changes on property sales
December 14, 2021
Changes to the way capital gains tax (CGT) works for property disposals are impacting both UK-resident and non-resident owners
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HMRC targeting cryptoasset holders and Foreign Tax Credit Relief claimants
November 18, 2021
HMRC is currently writing to holders of cryptoassets and those it feels may have incorrectly claimed Foreign Tax Credit Relief on 2019/20 incomes.
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Chancellor’s Budget Summary – October 2021
October 28, 2021
Rebuilding the fragile economy - how will the Chancellor's October 2021 Budget affect you and your business?
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Women missing out on state pension
October 15, 2021
Thousands of women are thought to have been underpaid the state pension, thanks to a rule change in 2008 and computer errors.
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Pension freedom age to rise
October 8, 2021
The earliest age at which you can withdraw cash from a private pension, without facing tax penalties, is set to increase from 55 to 57 on 6 April 2028.
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Getting to grips with trusts
October 5, 2021
In the first of a series of articles, we look at the types of trusts and where they can be useful.
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Fresh financial implications for British-owned French properties
September 20, 2021
France has always proved a popular choice of the British when buying property overseas. Following Brexit, however, fresh rules mean British Citizens now face some hefty financial implications.
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Meeting the cost of the new Social Care Funding Reform
September 9, 2021
The Government has announced new social care proposals. In this article we examine the implications for people in meeting the cost of the reforms.
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Non-residents’ tax on capital gains on UK land
March 28, 2021
CGT applies to non-residents disposing of UK land and certain interests in assets that are ‘property-rich’
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Why the pandemic may affect your residency status for tax
March 16, 2021
The lock-down's implications for the UK’s Statutory Residence Test
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Statutory Residence Test
February 16, 2021
A comprehensive guide of the rules that determine UK tax residence for individuals
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Non-domiciliaries’ income & gains
January 26, 2021
Those individuals resident in the UK, but not domiciled for legal purposes, have faced increasing changes and complexity to their tax position.
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Pension contributions – the tax benefits
January 5, 2021
Here we explain the different tax benefits when it comes to making contributions to your pension.
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Statutory Residence Test Flowchart
January 1, 2021
A simplified analysis of the statutory residence test
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Taxation and Divorce
December 15, 2020
By planning a divorce settlement carefully, it should be possible to minimise the tax cost of transfers under the divorce settlement
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Pension rules to smile about
December 9, 2020
Here we discuss different pension schemes and their tax considerations
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Tax implications of letting out your home through Airbnb
October 12, 2020
A handy overview of the tax consequences of letting out part or all of your property.
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Inheritance tax on your main residence
September 29, 2020
A summary of the residence nil-rate band in relation to inheritance tax
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Summer 2020 Tax Briefs
August 27, 2020
A round up of the latest tax changes and news
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Spring 2020 Tax Briefs
April 17, 2020
A round up of the latest tax changes and news
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Tax on disposal of your home explained
April 14, 2020
Why fewer homeowners might escape paying capital gains tax on the disposal of their homes in future.
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Pre-owned assets charge
February 11, 2020
Income tax on UK resident individuals who enjoy benefits derived from what is now described as ‘property previously enjoyed’
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