Inheritance Tax planning for business owners is often overlooked

27 July 2017

When it comes to selling up or transferring on a business to the next generation, entrepreneurs and family business owners are usually encouraged to take measures to reduce the level of Capital Gains Tax payable on the disposal of the business. Far fewer entrepreneurs are advised to consider their Inheritance Tax (IHT) planning, though, and […]

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UK beneficial ownership registers: now it’s your turn, trustees

13 July 2017

On 26 June 2017, the UK Government introduced a beneficial ownership register for trusts for the first time, in response to its need to comply with the EU’s 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Which trusts will be affected and what will trustees have to do? The changes, contained in UK Regulations, affect both UK and non-UK […]

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Long term UK resident non-doms to be deemed UK domiciled

3 July 2017

The UK Government has released draft legislation giving effect to its proposal to deem the domicile status of certain UK resident non-doms to be UK domiciled, regardless of their actual domicile. The changes only apply to non-doms who, on or after 6 April 2017, have been tax resident in the UK for 15 out of […]

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