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no fixed abode advice?
on 15/12/2018 01:39, by nyegarden

Hi, i no longer have a fixed abode and travel from place to place but i still run a business. i'm unsure what i can put in the address section when filling out my tax return/ self assessment. I have used my parents address in the past but now i cannot as this would ... Continue Reading

Property CGT
on 14/12/2018 16:01, by phil4711

Q1. Say that the value of an inherited property was £500,000. I then spend £50,000 on a conservatory. If in the future i sell the house for £600,000, can i deduct the cost of the conservatory to reduce my CGT bill? Continue Reading

How to record gifts?
on 14/12/2018 14:28, by tavery

Hi What is the best way to record gifts? Gifts include cash gifts into bank account and also cash gifts to a lender to pay of joint mortgage. Is a letter sufficient? I have assumed that it would be but do I need to do anything to make them valid or to make me ... Continue Reading

US dividend
on 14/12/2018 10:55, by Remittub

I have just filled in my 2017/2018 Self Assessment. I filled in the foreign income section as I have shares in Dr Pepper Snapple (following the takeover of Cadbury) and included the amount recd and the (NRA witholding) tax paid. Against this entry, it has the ... Continue Reading

Transfer of btl property to siblings on death
on 13/12/2018 23:19, by Martintaxes

Hi, this is a question that's been running around my head for a while now and I can't quite figure it out! If as parents we die and btl property owned outright forms part of our siblings inheritance, and we are below the IHT limit, do they still have to pay CGT ... Continue Reading

Completion of IRS form 8833
on 13/12/2018 13:08, by Jane Ascroft

I am completing an IRS form 8833 for a UK company client of mine with US business income but no permanent establishment in the US. Straight forward application of the UK-US tax treaty. I am struggling with the question 2 that asks "List the Internal Revenue Code ... Continue Reading

Regular Cash gift.
on 13/12/2018 10:48, by zebsp125

Hi, Apologies if this isn't in the right section. I've tried to find an answer by search and FAQ's but couldn't find one. My mother in law pays £400 monthly into our joint bank account by direct debit. She has been doing this for 3 years. I realise that the ... Continue Reading

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