If you are self-employed and your accounting date is not 31 March or 5 April, i.e. in line with the tax year, then you could have overlap profits. Overlap profits are best illustrated through an example, so let us use a business which commences on 1 July 2016 and prepares its first set of accounts … Continue reading Business Cessation or Change of Accounting Date? Don’t Forget Overlap Relief
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Keep up to date with tax matters and explore some of the tax saving opportunities with our recent newsletters. Please note: This article is a commentary on general principles and should not be interpreted as advice for your specific situation.
The start of the 2016/17 tax year saw the introduction of the Personal Savings Allowance (PSA); from 6 April 2016 basic rate taxpayers can receive £1,000 interest income free of tax. Interest from ISAs does not count towards the PSA because it’s already tax free. Higher rate taxpayers have a £500 allowance and those with … Continue reading Tax Efficient Income Extraction from Your Limited Company
Major changes to the pension rules came into effect on 6 April 2015 which can have considerable benefits for inheritance tax. Under the previous system, when someone died over the age of 75 without having spent all their pension funds, the money was normally taxed at 55% (unless a spouse or civil partner or dependent … Continue reading New Pension Rules Can Save Inheritance Tax
If you or your spouse/partner has an income between £50,000 and £60,000, your child benefit is clawed back at the rate of 1% for every £100, and for those earning above this, the claw back equals the whole amount of the benefit received. By making additional pension contributions, you could retain child benefits. For example, … Continue reading How Pension Planning Can Help Retain Child Benefit And Save Inheritance Tax
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