Focus on tax year-end planning

With Christmas and New Year behind us, tax year-end planning should now be on your radar. The 2021/22 tax year will end on Tuesday 5 April. This year there is no Spring Budget and Easter arrives on 15 April, so … Continue reading

Uncertainties removed on two key personal taxes

The future of two important personal taxes – inheritance and capital gains – has finally been clarified, simplifying aspects of year-end planning. The extended wait highlights the difficulty of changing useful revenue-raising measures in uncertain times. Four years ago, in … Continue reading

Escaping the higher minimum pension age

A surprise change of tack on pension ages was revealed when last year’s Finance Bill was published. In February 2021, the government confirmed that it would go ahead with a two-year increase in the normal minimum pension age (NMPA) from … Continue reading

Universal Credit eligibility expands to higher rate taxpayers

Autumn Budget reforms have created a surprising clash of benefits and income tax. The Covid-19 pandemic was the first time many people utilised Universal Credit (UC) for the first time – between February and May 2020, the number of households … Continue reading

Nurture Winter 2021

Welcome to the Winter edition of our newsletter

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