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Domicile status for individuals

Alex Wavell

23.06.2022

In recent months it is likely that you will have heard about Akshata Murty (the wife of Chancellor Rishi Sunak)…

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The dawn of another tax year

Alex Wavell

06.04.2022

Wednesday 6 April 2022 marks the start of a new tax year. For once, this doesn’t mean any changes to…

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Thoughts on the 2022 spring statement

Alex Wavell

25.03.2022

On Wednesday 23 March 2022, the Chancellor announced his Spring Statement. Unlike most newspapers, I won’t quite go as far…

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Enterprise Investment Scheme – EIS

Alex Wavell

10.01.2022

Introduction The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is a Government scheme designed to encourage individuals to invest into certain companies, thereby…

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Autumn Budget: timeframe for paying capital gains tax extended

Alex Wavell

29.10.2021

The lead up to every Budget will often involve discussion about possible changes to the tax system. This was particularly…

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Second OTS Capital Gains Tax report released – What are the additional recommendations?

Alex Wavell

26.05.2021

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has now released the second part of its review into Capital Gains Tax (CGT).…

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Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) for non-residents

Alex Wavell

20.04.2021

The standard rates of SDLT on acquiring residential property currently range between 0% and 12%. In addition to this however,…

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Budget 2021 tax changes: What you need to know

Alex Wavell

04.03.2021

Budget 2021 has been announced. Unsurprisingly, given the ongoing pandemic, a large part of the Chancellor’s speech was focused on…

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Year-end tax planning before 5 April 2021

Alex Wavell

02.03.2021

The end of the current 2020/21 tax year is approximately one month away now (5 April 2021). For many people,…

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Charitable gifting in wills

Alex Wavell

23.02.2021

Whether done during life, or on death, gifting money or other assets to charity is very common and commendable. This…

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OTS Capital Gains Tax report released – What are the recommendations?

Alex Wavell

17.11.2020

Back in July 2020, I wrote about the Chancellor commissioning the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to undertake a review…

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OTS review of Capital Gains Tax

Alex Wavell

21.07.2020

On 13 July, the Chancellor wrote to the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to request that a review is undertaken…

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