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Tax on compensation payment
on 20/08/2019 15:36, by Yiannis17

Afternoon I have a complicated situation here whereby someone became non resident for about 4 tax years from 2014 and worked abroad for a UK company in the middle east. He was paid by the UK company into his bank account in the middle east. The duties where always ... Continue Reading

on 18/08/2019 15:07, by Nick1412

I am looking for help in completing the form IHT435. The situation is as follows: my father-in-law died on 2 April 2017 and a small part of his estate passed to his wife and the rest to his two daughters (including his half interest in the family home). My mother-in-law ... Continue Reading

With Profits Bond - Top Slicing
on 17/08/2019 17:46, by Angelchops

My 88 year old mum has held a with profits policy for 24 years which she is now trying to decide whether to cash-in. One of the things I’m helping her to weigh up is the tax liability. I would appreciate some advice on whether I have fully understood the rules ... Continue Reading

I can’t get access to self assessment. HELP !
on 17/08/2019 17:15, by CD31

I tried logging into my GOV.UK account to file a tax return and I entered the government gateway I’d and password correctly but then it’s asking me for an access code. It says to get the access code to download the HMRC app and find it there. I’ve done that ... Continue Reading

on 17/08/2019 16:55, by justmortgage

MY brother-in-law bought his right to buy property in June 2014 after living in it for 23 years. At the same time he purchased another property to live in and has rented out this RTB property for the last 5 years. The purchase was originally £190,000 less his ... Continue Reading

Can we do this?
on 17/08/2019 02:54, by 111473

Hello, We are property owners and are purchasing our new main home in a couple of weeks. We intend to live in our current property whilst carrying out renovations to the new home and then rent it out. So will be paying the higher stamp duty tax. Is it worth, ... Continue Reading

CGT liability
on 16/08/2019 16:45, by cliff99

My wife and I have owned a property for 26 years. We have let it out for 8 years but lived in for the remaining I8 years as our main residence. We are about to sell it with a substantial gain but our years of residence as our main home more than cancel out the ... Continue Reading

FTB But also needed
on 16/08/2019 13:18, by Josephevanrussell

Hello I can’t seem to find the correct rate at which I’m supposed to pay, as I’m in a unique situation. I am not a property owner. I have never owned a property of any sort. I currently rent and will do so for the next 4 years. I plan to buy an investment ... Continue Reading

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