Inheritance tax planning gets new lease of life

    A record £4.7bn was raised from IHT in 2015/16, which has prompted families to seek sensible advice on protecting their wealth for future generations. This article looks at changes in the IHT friendly investment market to summarise the options available.
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    What's popular this month?

    Trivial benefits, restitution interest and the automatic exchange of information are three of the most popular subjects asked of our telephone advisers during the last month.
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    Fishing for a risk?

    The use of information gathering questionnaires suggest a new HMRC approach to handling employer record checks, away from the more traditional face to face visit.
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    Lights, camera, action

    Media celebrities continue to be in the spotlight, as HMRC pursues debatable employment status lines of enquiry, based on internal guidance rather than legislation. Our status experts consider the counter arguments.
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    What's popular this month?

    This month our telephone advisers look at the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings, non-resident Capital Gains Tax and salary sacrifice for extra holiday.
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    Meat and drink for our VAT experts

    Our VAT team has recently saved two happy clients a cumulative £200,000, by successfully using HMRC’s Alternative Dispute Resolution process to secure the excellent outcomes.
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    TaxDesk: Introducing your tax partner

    Following our acquisition of Gabelle earlier in January, we have launched our first combined proposition: TaxDesk. This complements the service provided by our existing tax advice line to fee protection insurance clients. You will be able to meet our experts at our annual conference on Tuesday 30 May 2017 in London.
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