Capital losses and Covid-19 – a silver lining in the cloud?

Earlier this year, the Chancellor took the first step towards potential wide-ranging tax reform by commissioning a review of Capital Gains Tax (CGT)…
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Could over 40s be about to start paying for the social care crisis?

In recent weeks there has been plenty of speculation about ways in which the government can increase revenue to fund the coronavirus response…
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How could tax rates change over the next 6 – 12 months?

This year has been like no other. Tax may not have been at the top of the list of concerns over the last six months…
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Case study – Working with a family to reduce IHT while creating a wonderful lifestyle

Our client was recently widowed and held a large property in the home counties and had done so for over 50 years…
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Is this the end for office as we know it, and how might this impact house prices

Like many people, when the lockdown was implemented, I could not imagine a scenario where five months later nearly half the country would still be working from home…
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Rebuilding Labour – where the party is heading under Keir Starmer

Two weeks after the lockdown was announced, while the country was still trying to come to terms with a new way of life…
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