With the Dividend Allowance set to be cut from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018, we consider how investors can help to mitigate the impact of the change. A brief overview 2016 saw significant changes to the rules on dividends, with the introduction of a new Dividend Allowance (DA) of £5,000 per annum, as well … Continue reading Planning for the Dividend Allowance Cut
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The various tax allowances available to individuals in 2017/18 mean that it is possible for directors with a substantial credit on their director’s loan account to extract up to £22,500 out of the company and incur no personal tax. This table illustrates how it works: 2017/18 Personal allowance: this is the amount of income an … Continue reading Tax Efficiency and the Directors Loan Account
Following on from the Chancellor's first and last Spring Budget, we are pleased to provide you with our summary of the key announcements, along with our tax tables for the 2017/18 tax year: The main changes include: The tax-free dividend allowance will be reduced from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018. Class 4 national insurance contributions … Continue reading 2017 Budget Review