Losing the plot over CGT principal residence relief

17 September 2015

In the UK, we take for granted that if we sell our main home, we don’t have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT). Yet, selling a home is still a disposal for CGT purposes. The main thing that prevents a CGT bill from being triggered by a sale of the home is CGT principal residence […]

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Calling all EU asset owners: you’ve got mail (from Brussels)

3 September 2015

Finally, the EU Succession Regulation (Brussels IV) is fully in force. It’s been a long time coming. Part of it came into effect as long ago as 2012 but in recent months, as 17 August 2015 (‘coming into force’ day) approached, there has been much more discussion about what Brussels IV is going to mean […]

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