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Wealth Matters - Autumn 2016
Welcome to the Autumn 2016 edition of Wealth Matters, our regular publication for our UK-based private clients.
UK Inheritance Tax Under the Spotlight
So should private clients and the professionals advising them be concerned about the proposed extension of DOTAS in relation to IHT?
Changes to the UK taxation of UK residential property: time to act?
Over the past few years, the UK government has made significant changes to the taxation of companies holding UK residential property.
Reform of the taxation of non-doms: non-resident trusts and entities
On 19 August 2016, the Government released a further consultation paper on the taxation of non-UK domiciliaries.
Inheritance tax on UK residential property
At present, it is relatively easy for non-UK domiciliaries to shield UK assets, such as UK residential property, from IHT.
Wills for Brits living in, or with assets in, Switzerland
If you are British and live abroad the jurisdiction governing the execution of your Will may be more unclear than you would expect.
Financial claims years after a divorce
Can an applicant make a financial claim many years after a divorce?
Annexes and the 3% stamp duty land tax surcharge
'Self-contained annexes' have now been removed from the Government’s recently introduced 3% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) surcharge.