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Stamp Duty when Seperating - what is meant by agreement
on 07/12/2016 10:48, by stamper

My husband and I are separating with a view to divorcing in the near future. I am buying out his equity and remortgaging to stay in the house. He is buying a new property with the equity. We are almost at the point of completing - however my conveyancing solicitor ... Continue Reading

Income Tax Self Assessment for multiple jobs
on 06/12/2016 20:48, by MattShorty

Hi All, I'm filing a self assessment form for the first time and I'm a little confused with Basis Period. My business began trading on the 2/09/2015 and so I need to file my tax return from this date through to the 5th April 2016, correct? However I also work as ... Continue Reading

Minimising Capital Gains
on 06/12/2016 18:11, by nivearose

Hi there, I have been reading your website with great interest. I am trying to help my mother to find the most tax efficient way of disposing of a property she owns. She bought the flat with her ex-husband around 1989 for my grandmother to live in and pay rent ... Continue Reading

Split year treatment and redundancy payment
on 06/12/2016 16:34, by uk_expat

Hi, first time user to this forum. I am a non-domiciled UK resident, living and working in the UK for the past 8 years. My company has announced a voluntary redundancy scheme and I am considering applying to be made redundant. My salary is £100k so I would be ... Continue Reading

Income tax as settlor of DGT
on 06/12/2016 15:26, by caroline234

Hi, Thank you in advance for your help. I am administering my mother in law's estate. She set up a DGT and I understand the IHT implications of this (gifted 3 years ago and within nil rate band). The trust is being fully surrendered and is being surrendered ... Continue Reading

Probate, IHT and taxable gains
on 06/12/2016 12:12, by kjr999

My mother-in-law, bought a Pru offshore bond in 2013 and past away earlier this year. Pru transferred the bond to my wife and brother-in-law, who were the executors of her estate, on receiving my mother-in-law death certificate. The bond was declared as part of ... Continue Reading

Capital Costs & Revenue Costs + SDLT on Lease extension?
on 06/12/2016 10:44, by ian5708

Hi everyone, I've recently bought, renovated and rented out a second property. Over the past 10 years I have rented out a flat and I have always done my own HMRC returns online and I think I've been pretty certain on what I can class as expenses such as ground ... Continue Reading

Alternative "income" - Taxable?
on 06/12/2016 08:08, by atmarsden95

Hello, I've just registered as self-employed, and in the process of bringing my books up to date for this FY, I came to a dead-end on trying to find whether certain things are taxable: 1 - I sometimes get paid for surveys, research studies, etc, in gift cards ... Continue Reading


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