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When to use private trust companies and private trust foundationsWhen to use private trust companies and private trust foundations
19/02/2015
Private trust companies and private trust foundations can be a useful alternative to a trust. In this Practitioner Zone article we look at when and why they should be used. . . . keep reading

Examples showing how to establish non residence and still qualify for PPR reliefExamples showing how to establish non residence and still qualify for PPR relief
11/02/2015
In this Practitioners Zone article we run through a couple of examples showing when and how an individual can retain non residence as well as still retaining an entitlement to PPR relief on a UK prope . . . keep reading

Planning considerations for buying residential property after the non resident CGT chargePlanning considerations for buying residential property after the non resident CGT charge
02/02/2015
In this Practitioner Zone article we look at some of the main tax planning considerations for non residents owning UK residential property from April 2015. . . . keep reading

How to use a nil rate band "Settlor Interested Trust" tax efficientlyHow to use a nil rate band "Settlor Interested Trust" tax efficiently
27/01/2015
Settlor interested trusts are typically not used by the well advised for a number of very good reasons. In this article we look at the tax treatment of settlor interested trusts before looking at how . . . keep reading

Tax relief for interest - borrowing from BTL for private useTax relief for interest - borrowing from BTL for private use
21/01/2015
In this Practitioner members report we look at the tax treatment of someone increasing borrowings against a buy to let/investment property and using the funds for private use. In particular we conside . . . keep reading


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Non-Resident CGT Calculator: Individuals/Companies After 2015+Non-Resident CGT Calculator: Individuals/Companies After 2015+
06/02/2015. This tax calculator will tell you how the CGT provisions will apply to individuals and companies owning UK residential property from April 2015. You simply follow the step by step instruc . . . keep reading

TAX TOOL: Are you UK resident due to having a UK home?TAX TOOL: Are you UK resident due to having a UK home?
The second automatic UK residence test makes you UK tax resident if you have a UK home in various circumstances. This tax tool takes you through these provisions step by step. . . . keep reading

Worldwide Capital Gains Tax Calculator 2014/2015Worldwide Capital Gains Tax Calculator 2014/2015
With this tax calculator (available exclusively for our Practitioner members) you can assess the capital gains tax regime/rates in over 150 countries. Simply select your country from a drop down list . . . keep reading

2014 Worldwide Corporation Tax Rate Calculator2014 Worldwide Corporation Tax Rate Calculator
Our latest tax calculator allows you to compare and contrast the corporation tax rates for over 150 different jurisdictions. It also includes detailed notes on the corporation tax regime for each juri . . . keep reading

How to make a successful nomination for the £30,000 RBC
27/02/2015
How to make a successful nomination for the £30,000 RBC In this article we look in detail at the requirements for making a successful nomination for the Remittance Basis Charge for non UK domiciliaries . . . keep reading
FREE DOWNLOAD - Buy To Let Tax Planning In 2015/2016
26/02/2015
FREE DOWNLOAD - Buy To Let Tax Planning In 2015/2016 Buy To Let ("BTL") landlords have to consider Income tax, Capital gains tax, Inheritance tax and Stamp duty land tax on their property holdings. In this book we look at tax planning techniques that all BTL landlords can consider to reduce the amount of these taxes they pay. . . . keep reading
Inheritance Tax - Gift & Leaseback Planning for the family home
24/02/2015
Inheritance Tax - Gift & Leaseback Planning for the family home As the family home is the main asset many people have, ensuring that inheritance tax is minimised on its value will often be a key IHT planning requirement. In this article we look at how a Gift & Leaseback can be used to reduce IHT . . . keep reading
When to use private trust companies and private trust foundations
19/02/2015
When to use private trust companies and private trust foundations Private trust companies and private trust foundations can be a useful alternative to a trust. In this Practitioner Zone article we look at when and why they should be used. . . . keep reading
When UK residents can use an offshore company for good business planning
18/02/2015
When UK residents can use an offshore company for good business planning The main income tax anti avoidance rules relating to UK residents using offshore companies are contained in the transfer of asset provisions. These rules are very wide in scope but there is an exemption where there is a sound business reason for the use of the company. In this article we look at how this exemption operates . . . keep reading
Dangers of a non binding side letter for IHT purposes
16/02/2015
Dangers of a non binding side letter for IHT purposes If you want to leave specific items to friends or relatives there are various options available to you. In this article we look at the dangers of using a non binding side letter and it's implications for inheritance tax purposes . . . keep reading
FREE DOWNLOAD - Tax Planning With Offshore Companies & Trusts 2015: The A-Z Guide
February 2015 Edition
FREE DOWNLOAD - Tax Planning With Offshore Companies & Trusts 2015: The A-Z Guide This guide contains detailed information on how offshore companies and trusts are taxed in 2015 and how (and when) you can use them to reduce your UK taxes. It is updated for the latest anti avoidance rules that apply from April 2015. . . . keep reading
Examples showing how to establish non residence and still qualify for PPR relief
11/02/2015
Examples showing how to establish non residence and still qualify for PPR relief In this Practitioners Zone article we run through a couple of examples showing when and how an individual can retain non residence as well as still retaining an entitlement to PPR relief on a UK property . . . keep reading
Putting life insurance into a flexible gift trust or bare trust to reduce inheritance tax
09/02/2015
Putting life insurance into a flexible gift trust or bare trust to reduce inheritance tax When planning for inheritance tax, any payouts under a life insurance policy can be included in your estate for inheritance tax purposes unless you arrange for the policy to be held in trust. This article looks at the tax implications of using a flexible gift trust or a bare trust to hold an insurance policy . . . keep reading
Non-Resident CGT Calculator: Individuals/Companies After 2015+
Non-Resident CGT Calculator: Individuals/Companies After 2015+ 06/02/2015. This tax calculator will tell you how the CGT provisions will apply to individuals and companies owning UK residential property from April 2015. You simply follow the step by step instructions and it determines how you and the company will be taxed. . . . keep reading
When is it worth forming a lifetime trust for UK tax planning and how to determine which type of trust to use
04/02/2015
When is it worth forming a lifetime trust for UK tax planning and how to determine which type of trust to use In this Gold members article we look at the tax advantages and disadvantages to using UK trusts and when it can make sense to simply make an outright gift. We also look at when you can use a lifetime trust tax efficiently and when to use a discretionary trust or a lifetime trust . . . keep reading
Planning considerations for buying residential property after the non resident CGT charge
02/02/2015
Planning considerations for buying residential property after the non resident CGT charge In this Practitioner Zone article we look at some of the main tax planning considerations for non residents owning UK residential property from April 2015. . . . keep reading
Using Family Investment Companies for estate tax planning
30/01/2015
Using Family Investment Companies for estate tax planning Discretionary trusts have traditionally been the usual way to transfer wealth amongst family members tax efficiently. However, in this article we look at how a family investment company could be used instead whilst still minimising inheritance taxes and ongoing taxes on income/gains . . . keep reading
Defer CGT and avoid IHT with Discretionary Trusts
28/01/2015
Defer CGT and avoid IHT with Discretionary Trusts Nil rate band discretionary trusts are generally free of IHT providing distributions are made before the first 10 year anniversary. However they can also be used to defer CGT. This Gold members article looks at an example . . . keep reading
How to use a nil rate band "Settlor Interested Trust" tax efficiently
27/01/2015
How to use a nil rate band "Settlor Interested Trust" tax efficiently Settlor interested trusts are typically not used by the well advised for a number of very good reasons. In this article we look at the tax treatment of settlor interested trusts before looking at how they could be used for Inheritance tax planning . . . keep reading
Selling property at a loss: Making the most of your property losses to reduce tax
26/01/2015
Selling property at a loss: Making the most of your property losses to reduce tax With the drop in property prices over the last few years there may well be many property investors selling surplus property at a loss on the original purchase price. In this article we'll look at how losses on the sale of property are calculated, how to make the most of them and any special rules that apply to these losses. . . . keep reading
FREE DOWNLOAD - Company Tax Planning Handbook 2015/2016
23/01/2015
FREE DOWNLOAD - Company Tax Planning Handbook 2015/2016 This book looks at a number of tax planning issues for company owners and considers both corporate and personal tax planning opportunities available. It is updated for the latest changes for 2015/2016 and includes numerous new sections. . . . keep reading
Tax relief for interest - borrowing from BTL for private use
21/01/2015
Tax relief for interest - borrowing from BTL for private use In this Practitioner members report we look at the tax treatment of someone increasing borrowings against a buy to let/investment property and using the funds for private use. In particular we consider whether interest on the debt is tax deductible from rental profits and how this works in practice . . . keep reading
Should property developers use a separate company for each development?
19/01/2015
Should property developers use a separate company for each development? Some of the big name property developers use separate companies for each property development. In this article we look at whether this is beneficial in terms of reducing your tax UK taxes. . . . keep reading
Why it can make sense for property investors to use a holding company
16/01/2015
Why it can make sense for property investors to use a holding company Ensuring that you have the correct structure set up for your property investment or property development activities can be half the battle in terms of minimising taxes. This article looks at why using a holding company can be attractive in reducing the tax liabilities of property investors . . . keep reading
New PPR relief rules from 2015 - a review of the draft legislation
14/01/2015
New PPR relief rules from 2015 - a review of the draft legislation In this Gold members article we look at the new Principal Private Residence (PPR) relief rules that apply from April 2015 for both UK residents and non-residents and how they relate to the Statutory Residence Test. . . . keep reading
ATED changes including the new "Relief Declaration Return"
13/01/2015
ATED changes including the new "Relief Declaration Return" In this Practitioner Zone report we look at the recent changes to the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) and the new Relief Declaration Return . . . keep reading
How property traders can generate a tax loss on properties without actually selling
12/01/2015
How property traders can generate a tax loss on properties without actually selling As you'd expect, property traders and investors can get tax relief for property losses when they sell. If they're traders they'd incur a trading loss and if investors they'd incur a capital loss. These losses can be offset against other income or capital gains dependent on the type of loss incurred. But what about if the property isn't sold? Is there any way that tax relief can be obtained for an 'unrealised' loss? . . . keep reading
Tax treatment of share options in the UK and Europe
09/01/2015
Tax treatment of share options in the UK and Europe In this Practitioner Zone article we look at the tax treatment of share options at grant, exercise and disposal for Internationally Mobile Employees. We consider the treatment in the UK and other EU countries . . . keep reading
UK protectors and offshore trusts
09/01/2015
UK protectors and offshore trusts Protectors are often part and parcel of an offshore trust package. They can provide valuable comfort to the trust settlors (ie the person who establishes the trust) that their wishes and the wishes of the beneficiaries are being taken into account. This article looks at how an appointment of a UK resident protector would be treated for UK tax purposes. . . . keep reading
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