I have been approached to act for a client whose previous advisors valued future soletrader music royalties as Goodwill and disposed of this Goodwill to Newco Ltd, a close company.


Working out how much capital gains tax (CGT) is due on the goodwill of an accounting firm that has been sold can be tricky, but a recent tribunal may help.

I have a query regarding the 'new rules' on cap on loss reliefs.


Dear AW

I have a corporate client who I've advised for a while.   The director has asked me to look into a family matter of his, completely separate from the work I've been doing.


Parent is lower rate tax payer, son is higher rate tax payer.

Parent wants to give a property to their son.



A client sold 75% of ordinary shares in her own personal company approx. 11 months after the company commenced trading


Sorry, I'm not very familiar with Declarations of Trust.

A client is buying an investment property, which he intends to buy jointly with his wife.


Can anyone help with the following question?

Where EUR are converted to USD does this crystalise a gain or loss?

The EUR have significant Capital losses associated with them.


Blackacre Limited (BL) provides game shooting facilities (including the provision of beaters, lunches, drinks, booking of accommodation etc).