Personal tax


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Holdover relief claimWhen you give away an asset for no consideration, or knowingly sell it for less than it's worth, you will be charged capital gains tax based on the market value. However, you might be able to make a claim to hold this gain over de... Read more
UPDATED04 Jan 2019
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Letter
Exchange of joint interest relief claimIf you swap a joint interest in land or buildings to rationalise your ownership for no proceeds, you may be able to defer a capital gains tax charge.ReliefWithout any form of relief on any reallocation of intere... Read more
UPDATED11 Dec 2018
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Key Data
SEIS reinvestment relief claimIf you make a qualifying gain by investing in certain companies, you could enjoy a capital gains tax exemption.GainsCapital gains tax is payable when chargeable assets are sold, or otherwise disposed of, for proceeds or ... Read more
UPDATED11 Dec 2018
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Letter
Letter requesting pension charge paymentIf you exceed the pensions annual allowance in any tax year, you will be subject to the annual allowance charge. But how can you get your pension provider to pay this?Annual allowanceThe amount of tax-relieved ... Read more
UPDATED08 Nov 2018
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Policy
Employee pool car agreementBanning private use is essential for a car to be considered a pool car by HMRC. A verbal ban may work but it's more sensible to require the employee to sign an agreement that specifically states that the car is not to be use... Read more
09 Oct 2018
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09 Oct 2018
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Agreement
Settlement agreementWhen you want to prevent an employee from issuing proceedings in relation to the infringement of their statutory employment rights on termination of their employment, consider going down the settlement agreement route. This is an ... Read more
06 Jul 2018
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Letter
Claim for s.243 small part disposal reliefIf you are forced to sell your land to a local authority under a compulsory purchase order, you could benefit from an expanded form of small part disposal relief.Part disposals - generallyWhen you make a part... Read more
19 Jun 2018
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Agreement
Agreement to sever joint tenancy Owning a property as joint beneficial owners means each joint owner is taxed on an equal share of income or gains derived from the property. However, if one of them dies, their share automatically passes to the others... Read more
29 May 2018
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Letter
IHT gift from surplus income letterThere is an inheritance tax exemption for monetary gifts made out of your surplus income. To demonstrate that a gift has been made out of surplus income you should send a letter with each gift you make. Write a lett... Read more
29 May 2018
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