New pension rules came into effect on 6 April 2015 which have brought many welcome changes. But what about the changes which are not so good? Careful consideration needs to be made with regard to how the changes may affect you. The most significant change is probably the removal of pension funds from Inheritance Tax. … Continue reading New Pension Rules – The Downside
CODE NUMBERS Check your code to ensure you have been given the correct personal allowances, including relief for pension contributions and gift aid donations if liable to higher rate tax. PENSIONS With a general election a few weeks away it cannot be certain that the current generous reliefs will remain in place. It is important … Continue reading Year End Tax Planning – Points for review before 5 April!
Take advantage of the Temporary Annual Investment Allowance Increase Back in Autumn 2012, the chancellor made a surprise announcement to increase the maximum amount of annual investment allowance (AIA) from £25,000 to £250,000 from 1st January 2013 for a temporary period of 2 years. (Following which, the allowance limit will drop back down to £25,000 … Continue reading Thinking of investing in large Plant and Machinery?