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A new era for VCT EIS

A new era for VCTs and EISs

07 August 2018

By Shorts News

There has been a major overhaul of venture capital trusts (VCTs) and enterprise investment schemes (EISs).

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New focus on inheritance tax

24 May 2018

By Shorts News

The government has requested a review of inheritance tax (IHT), focusing on making the system less complicated.

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State pension age continues to rise

22 May 2018

By Shorts News

Do you know when you’ll reach your state pension age? When planning for retirement it’s crucial to know your entitlements. The level of the state pension has become more straightforward in some ways since the introduction of a flat-rate pension in 2016. But figuring out when and exactly what you will receive has become more […]

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The tax relief reductions affecting landlords

15 May 2018

By Shorts News

Reform of tax relief on buy to let residential mortgage interest was a surprise in the 2015 Summer Budget. The change is being phased in over four years starting from the 2017/18 tax year. Landlords of furnished lets are also being hit by abolition of the wear-and-tear allowance that took effect from April 2016. 

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