We provide UK income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax planning advice for individuals, trustees, executors and personal representatives. This includes lifetime tax planning, tax planning through Wills and post-death tax planning.
Using our experience and in-depth knowledge of personal taxation we can help preserve wealth, by avoiding the payment of unnecessary taxes, enabling it to be passed down through generations.
We advise on the formation and ongoing administration of charities.
Our clients include those who are domiciled in the UK as well as many non-UK domiciliaries who are either resident in the UK, spend part of the year in the UK, have assets located in the UK or have family interests here.
CGT and Divorce Explained
Lawyers Trisha Siddique and Helen Barnett look at the CGT consequences of divorce in light of potential changes in the upcoming Budget. Please click here to continue reading the article.
Separation Tax Anxiety
In this article for the STEP Journal, Helen Barnett, a senior associate in the Private Client team, and Trisha Siddique, a senior associate in the Family team, discuss how capital… Read more →
Episode 20 – Budget Tax Predictions
Abigail Pearson speaks about a few possible tax reforms that may be announced in the Budget on 3 March 2021.
INHERITANCE TAX: RELIEFS, RATES AND EXEMPTIONS FOR FAMILIES- CampdenFB
Statistics from the UK government’s tax office show the amount of Inheritance Tax (IHT) families are paying has soared from £2.9 billion($3.9 billion) in 2011-12 to £5.2 billion ($7.1 billion)… Read more →
What do the proposed changes to CGT mean for IHT planning? eprivateclient
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has recently recommended removing capital gains tax (CGT) uplift on death and instead focus on beneficiaries acquiring the assets at the historic base cost… Read more →
Emergency wealth tax ‘could wipe out UK’s pandemic bill’
The Wealth Tax Commission’s Report is extensive, thoroughly researched and well-argued but will not be well received by the majority of high-net worth individuals and many Conservative voters. The proposed… Read more →
Review of Capital Gains Tax – Major Reforms Proposed
Against the backdrop of much speculation over the combination of tax hikes that will be introduced to pay for the government’s Covid-19 spending, the Office of Tax Simplification (“OTS”) published… Read more →
Brexit and Spanish Inheritance Tax
Now that Britain has left the European Union, UK nationals with relatives in Spain might welcome a Spanish Supreme Court ruling, confirming that non-EU residents will not have to suffer… Read more →
Inheritance tax to be reviewed
The Chancellor wrote to the Office of Tax Simplification (“OTS”) on 19 January 2018 to ask them to carry out a review of inheritance tax (“IHT”). A scoping document for… Read more →
MAJOR REFORMS TO THE TAXATION OF NON-DOMICILIARIES
On 8 September 2017, the government published Finance Bill 2017-2019 (“the Summer Finance Bill”) reintroducing the majority of the proposed reforms to the taxation of non-domiciliaries (“non-doms”) put on hold… Read more →