Tag Archives: capital gains tax

OTS Report 20 May 2021 – The future of Capital Gains Tax?

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On 20 May 2021 the Office of Tax Simplification published the second part of its review of Capital Gains Tax (CGT). Whilst most taxpayers encounter income tax, National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and VAT every day, the report is concerned that many taxpayers are strikingly unaware of their obligations to report […]

Proposed Changes to Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax

COVID-19 has borne witness to increased public spending on an unprecedented scale.  It has been estimated the UK is facing an annual bill of more than £300 billion to cover the cost of measures such as the furlough and self-employed support schemes. Earlier this year, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi […]

Moving Home? Beware of a possible tax trap

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The sale of your home is not always exempt from capital gains tax.  There are many quirks to the capital gains tax rules and we would recommend always contacting us for a quick chat if you are selling a property – or any other investment asset – even if it […]

What are the tax implications of the July 2020 Summer Statement for homeowners?

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If home is where the heart is, homeowners are consistently at the heart of any Budget and last week’s Summer Statement proved no exception.   Prior to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement last week there were whispers of a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) slash to be introduced from Autumn […]

UK residential property capital gains tax – new rules

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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 […]

Tax year end planning 2019 – Investments: take profits using Capital Gains Tax annual allowances

  With tax year end just around the corner, it’s time to check you are making the most of your tax reliefs and allowances to save for a brighter future. You may want to consider: Investments: take profits using CGT annual allowances If you are looking to supplement your income […]