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The end for inheritance tax relief on furnished holiday lettings?

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 11 2013

A recent case could impact heavily on the owners of furnished holiday lettings, according to Howes Percival's tax expert Stuart Maggs. The dispute

Tax for taxing times

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 11 2012

On 5 December the Chancellor made his Autumn Statement on the economy and taxation

Moral tax planning?

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2012

In 1936 Lord Tomlin stated that "Every man is entitled ... to order his affairs so as that the tax ... is less than it otherwise would be"

Is your Olympic torch burning a hole in your pocket?

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 16 2012

By the time the Olympic flame reaches its final destination at the Olympic Park on 27th July, it will have been carried by 8,000 torchbearers, travelled 8,000 miles and come within 10 miles of 95 of the country's population

Holiday cottages: a taxing business

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 5 2012

Holiday lettings are a major industry in East Anglia

Charitable legacies - a question of give and take

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2012

The 2011 budget announced that it was the Government’s intention, following the completion of a formal consultation on the issue later that year, to introduce from April 2012 a lower Inheritance Tax charge where a person dies leaving 10 or more of their estate to charity in their Will

Budget 2012 employment implications

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 22 2012

Although the focus of yesterday's Budget was on the tax system, it also contained announcements about the reform of Health and Safety legislation, the introduction of 'local' public sector pay and significant changes to unfair dismissal laws

A Budget for development?

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 24 2011

Planning reform was at the heart of yesterday's Budget, with the announcement of proposals aimed at kick-starting the development industry forming a key part of the Chancellor's plans for economic growth

Emergency budget 2010

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 23 2010

While the hike in VAT may have grabbed the headlines in yesterday's emergency budget, buried within the budget report itself are two proposals which will be of particular interest to employers - to "quickly phase out the Default Retirement Age from April 2011" and an "immediate review of employment laws"

Tax reminder for commercial tenants

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 10 2008

Stamp Duty Land Tax replaced Stamp Duty on 1 December 2008