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Landlord advice on Let Property Campaign

“An Englishman’s home is his castle,” or so goes the oft-quoted adage…But what happens if you receive an unexpected Let Property Campaign letter from HMRC which states you may have underpaid tax?  For many people a buoyant property market is the principal barometer of the health of the economy and […]

Let Property Campaign

Brexit’s Impact on Innovation: What is the future for R&D Tax Credits

INTRODUCTION Brexit has becoming synonymous with the word uncertainty. Indeed, the events of the previous week that have blown the plan to deliver Brexit by the 31 October out of the water have perfectly encapsulated this sentiment. Parliamentary debates about backstops and no deals and everything in-between have left all […]

Brexit

7 ways to grow your business event

At Robson Laidler we’re committed to helping to improve the lives of our clients and as such we have launched a range of business advisory services. Our promise, with this is to help clients ‘make more money, pay less tax and have a great lifestyle’. To help us launch this […]

7 ways to grow your business

Top Earner Pensions – Trick or Treat?

NHS pensions made news this year, consultants and GPs blaming large tax bills, linked to pension statements, for making some work uneconomic. But why should high-earning power, coupled with pension provision, spell trouble – even for top-earners outside the NHS? Two key allowances are at play: the annual allowance (AA) […]

High Earner Pension

Retirement Planning – 5 things to think about!

Planning for retirement might seem like a long road ahead and we know how hard it is to prioritise saving over spending. When you’ve saved your entire working life, you just want to know that you will be “ok” financially when you eventually stop. We think it’s important to have […]

Retirement Planning

Avoid doctor burnout with emotional intelligence

At Robson Laidler, we are always looking for new ways to improve the performance of our teams. In recent months we have invested time in improving emotional intelligence within some of our teams to achieve the proven benefits of enhanced leadership skills, stronger relationships within the workplace, greater team work […]

UK residential property capital gains tax – new rules

On 6 April 2020 new tax rules are being introduced which mean that: • All sales of UK residential property, – on which there is a chargeable capital gain, – must be reported to H M Revenue Customs within 30 days of completion; • The tax must be paid at […]

residential property capital gains tax

Pensions in your twenties and thirties?!

As a thirty something (and hurtling towards the big 40) I often find myself thinking about retirement and what it’s going to look like.  Not necessarily what I’ll be doing or the fact I’ll be finished work forever (yippee), I’m thinking about money, my pension, and will I have enough […]

young person pension planning

Temporary Increase in Annual Investment Allowance – Importance of Timing

Are you aware of the temporary increase in the tax allowance available on your plant and machinery expenditure? With effect from 1 January 2019, the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) has been increased from £200,000 pa to £1,000,000 pa for a two-year period only. However, if your accounting period extends beyond […]

Capital Allowance

What happens to my pension when I die?

One of the most regularly asked questions I get from clients is “what happens to my pension when I die”. Your pension can be your largest asset, often exceeding the value of your home. The rules governing pensions can be complex and have changed significantly in recent years. What happens […]

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