income tax

The recent case of Samantha Gibson v HMRC examined whether amounts paid under a maintenance grant could be subject to tax as benefits in kind where the taxpayer was employed by the ex-husbands comp

In a recent case concerning the tax treatment of termination payments, the taxpayer landed a rather unusual result because his taxable income was increased by £40,617 from that included on the orig

The three major UK political parties agree that corporation tax should not be devolved to Scotland to avoid the risk of a “race to the bottom”, the Financial Times reported this morning after t

A future Conservative government will increase the personal allowance to £12,500 and the higher rate threshold to £50,000 by 2020, David Cameron has announced.

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A client's wife passed away about a year ago or so.  Her will has set up her estate that any capital property belongs to her children, but the income from that property belongs to

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About 320,000 people who retire with defined contribution pension savings each year will no longer have to worry about their pension savings being taxed at 55% on death,

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In light of the recent “No” vote from Scotland it is worth looking at the devolved tax powers Scotland are due to receive under previous agreements.

The Scotland Act 2012

HM Revenue & Customs have announced the targets of their latest Task Force.

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Tax unattended to is a recipe for disaster.  Peter Figg vs Commissioners for HMRC presents a sorry tale of taxpayer woe!

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