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Personal tax

New rules for overseas pensions

Gary Heynes, private client partner at accountancy firm Baker Tilly, has warned about forthcoming regulatory changes to overseas pension schemes.

Allowances: What are yours?

Most people are entitled to an allowance to deduct from their income tax-free. Do you know what you're entitled to?

Offshore assets: what do you need to know?

Accountancy firm BDO lay out the common queries about the tax benefits of keeping assets offshore.

What can Discretionary Trusts do for you?

Arthur Thompson, partner at HW Fisher & Company, takes you through the essentials of Discretionary Trusts.

What is a P11D?

Form P11D is a tax form filed by UK employers for each director and for each employee earning over £8,500 per year, and sent to the tax office with which their PAYE scheme is registered.

Child Benefit - do you qualify?

Changes have been made so check here to see if you and your family are still entitled to receive Child Benefit payments.

 

Do you qualify for tax credits?

There are several criteria - such as low income - for different kinds of tax credits. Read this to see what you could claim.

Top three ways to manage inheritance tax

If you think you those who inherit your estate will have to pay Inheritance Tax, here are three things you can do to reduce the final bill.

Wealthy hand over £220m

A special unit dealing with the country’s wealthiest taxpayers brought in £220 million of extra tax last year.

Still not submitted a return?

From 1 May, HMRC will charge a £10 daily penalty for each day your online return is late, up to a maximum of 90 days.

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