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Self Assessment - Self correct the mortgage interest?
on 12/12/2018 09:00, by Martintaxes

Hi, The self assessment form isn't clear on whether you stillenter the full mortgage interest amount, or should be incrementally reduced according to the new rules. I've just entered the usual full amount for the last couple of years assuming the reduced rate calculation ... Continue Reading

Flat conversion
on 11/12/2018 22:22, by Mr Crowley

Hi all In January 2017 I bought a residential property jointly with a friend of mine, with the intention of converting it to 2 flats for subsequent resale (so liable for income tax rather than CGT). The first completed flat (flat 1) sold in December 2017, but ... Continue Reading

Information HMRC have access to
on 11/12/2018 11:13, by And1975

Hi All, Just wondering what kind of information HMRC has access to and can confirm? For example, would they be able to access information on insurance policies or payouts in SOuthern Ireland or any other European country? Thanks in advance, A Continue Reading

on 10/12/2018 12:03, by Harry9

Hi, can anybody help? I've looked on thee Government inheritance tax website but don't understand it. My 93yr father lives alone and his wife (my mum) died some 5yrs ago. How much is he allowed to leave in his will tax free, it reads to me it doubles because he ... Continue Reading

Will I have to pay both CGT and 2nd home stamp duty?
on 10/12/2018 11:18, by jack2018

This is going to read like an exam question... Husband and I jointly own and live in two adjacent terraced houses (House A and House B). No mortgage on either house. Although we live in both of them at the same time, and all the time, I am pretty sure only one ... Continue Reading

30 hours free childcare re self employment
on 09/12/2018 19:31, by nick1983

I was wondering if anybody is able to help with the nitty gritty detail of 30 hours free childcare with respect to self employment. In early 2017 my wife decided to leave her job and set up as self employed. Her first products/services went on sale in May 2017 ... Continue Reading

IHT Allowance transfer.
on 09/12/2018 09:41, by phil4711

I will need to transfer the unused allowance from Mrs A(deceased) to MR A(on his death) I can get a death certificate for Mrs A,and a marriage certificate,but I can't find a will for when Mrs A died,is this going to be a problem? Continue Reading

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