Civil partnerships and tax

Civil partnerships and tax

Mixed-sex couples in England and Wales have been able to register their intent to enter civil partnerships since 2 December 2019. This follows former Prime Minister, Theresa May’s announcement in October 2018, that the law would change. At time of

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7 things we think you should know as the ISA turns 20…

7 things we think you should know as the ISA turns 20…

The Individual Savings Account (ISA) was first introduced back in April 1999, meaning that this year marks its 20th anniversary. Online investment broker, Hargreaves Lansdown, estimates that approximately £8.7trn has been invested in the tax-free accounts during that time. ISA’s

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Year-end tax planning: No time like the present

This week will see the end of the 2017/18 financial year on 5 April, as we transition into 2018/19. Ahead of the 6 April, you should be looking to tie up any lingering loose ends and aspiring to ensure that

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Slump in popularity of ISA’s as saver’s priorities shift

Slump in popularity of ISA’s as saver’s priorities shift

HMRC figures show that the popularity of ISA’s is experiencing a slump. In 2015/16 the amount invested in ISA’s was £58.7bn, but this fell to £39.2bn in 2016/17. The number of ISA’s opened also declined by 1.6 million. Conversely, Stocks & Shares ISA’s seem to

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Top Tips for the end of the tax year

Are you making the most of the allowances and tax advantages available to you? Are you aware of how certain changes to the tax system may impact you and your business? Have you planned and prepared for the new tax year?

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