UK taxes for Private Client

UK taxes for Private Client guidance:

The higher rate of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) for high-value residential property (the 15% rate) was introduced as part of a package of measures aimed at making it less...

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The higher rates of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) apply to: • purchases of certain additional residential properties by individuals, and • purchases of residential...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: As originally announced at Autumn Budget 2017 and followed up by written statement after Spring Statement 2018, plus an announcement in Budget 2018,...

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This Practice Note deals with the administration and enforcement provisions applicable to the principal charge and the higher rate charge to stamp duty reserve tax...

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What is the annual tax on enveloped dwellings? The annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED) was introduced as part of a package of measures aimed at making it less...

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The calculation and apportionment of inheritance tax (IHT) due on death can be complex, especially taking account of trust interests, chargeable lifetime transfers, the...

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It is natural that spouses may want to make gifts to each other since it is fairly typical for couples to share their property. The term ‘spouses’ is used in this...

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The basic charge to ATED is explained in Practice Note: ATED—the basics. This Practice Note summarises how ATED is administered and the steps taxpayers need to take in...

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What reliefs and exemptions are available? The basic charge to ATED is explained in Practice Note: ATED—the basics. A number of reliefs and exemptions are available from...

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This Practice Note considers the meaning of 'bare trust' and the inheritance tax (IHT) treatment of such a trust. For information on the income tax and capital gains tax...

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This Practice Note explains how trustees of bare trusts are treated for income tax and capital gains tax (CGT) purposes. Although a bare trust is, in equity, a type of...

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'Bed and breakfasting' is the practice of selling shares and repurchasing them the following day. Although this was most popular prior to 1998, it can still be used in a...

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This Practice Note is based on material originally produced by Tolley This Practice Note outlines how to calculate the amount of inheritance tax (IHT) that arises on an...

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The cap on unlimited income tax reliefs applies from 6 April 2013. It prohibits relief for certain types of losses, which could otherwise be set off against general...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED) was introduced in Finance Act 2013 (FA 2013) as part of...

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CGT position on an individual’s death The rules dealing with capital gains tax (CGT) on death provide that: • assets that the deceased was competent to dispose of are...

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For a taxable capital gain to arise, there has to be a disposal, or a deemed disposal, of an asset. The taxpayer will need to establish when the disposal took place. This...

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Sections 22–24 of the Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 (TCGA 1992) contain provisions which deal with the disposal or deemed disposal of assets which have been lost,...

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Generally a taxpayer can only claim a capital loss in respect of an asset where that asset has been disposed of, or has been destroyed completely. If the asset has simply...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: As originally announced at Autumn Budget 2017 and followed up by written statement after Spring Statement 2018, plus an announcement in Budget 2018,...

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This Practice Note was produced in partnership with Tolley Guidance and is now maintained by Lexis®PSL. Date of disposal The date that an asset is treated as being...

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Entrepreneurs' relief is a capital gains tax (CGT) relief designed to encourage individuals to set up and expand their own businesses. Provided that the conditions are...

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A gift of an asset is a disposal for capital gains tax (CGT) purposes. It can, therefore, trigger a CGT charge on the gain deemed to have arisen. The general rule The...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: As originally announced at Autumn Budget 2017 and followed up by written statement after Spring Statement 2018, plus an announcement in Budget 2018,...

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Introduction A charge to capital gains tax (CGT) arises when a chargeable person makes a chargeable disposal of a chargeable asset. The disposal may produce a gain or a...

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Investors’ relief is a capital gains tax (CGT) relief introduced by Finance Act 2016, designed for individuals who invest in unquoted trading companies, without being...

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