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  • 18th May 2016

    Financial Focus On...Residence Nil-Rate Band

    The new “Residence Nil-Rate Band” (RNRB) is the government’s way of increasing the potential Inheritance Tax (IHT) relief for a married couple to £1m (to £500,000 for an individual) to meet their election promises.
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  • 17th May 2016

    The roadmap to a fairer tax system, or the highway to compliance hell?

    It seems “nobody’s gonna slow George Osborne down” in his quest to stamp out aggressive tax planning and avoidance, and whilst I don’t think many of us would argue against businesses paying their ‘fair share’ when it comes to tax, larger enterprises may begin to question just how level the playing field really is.
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  • 17th May 2016

    The EU debate – Pension Schemes

    At the time of writing, we are now only weeks away from the UK referendum. The rhetoric is heating up, but no one really knows what the true implications of BREXIT will be and what trade agreements will be agreed. Will this have a significant impact on UK pension schemes?
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  • 3rd May 2016

    Experts in Mediation - a catalyst to success?

    As an expert witness in accounting, tax and financial matters we are often engaged somewhat late in the dispute and often only when fighting it out in court has become inevitable. This is unfortunate as in my experience the expert can be a powerful tool in mediation or achieving a negotiated resolution.
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  • 19th April 2016

    Farming matters - Herd basis election

    One of the many taxation options available to farmer or livestock breeder is the herd basis election.
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