Spotlight on The Budget

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We had our first Budget from the new Government yesterday and you may think it was all about Coronavirus, but there were some other gems hidden away that you should know about. I’ll make this quick! Junior ISAs In a bit of a surprise…

End of Tax Year Planning 2020

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The end of the tax year is getting ever closer, there's not long to go but long enough to make sure that you have done all of your tax planning in time. As usual, we want to outline the top planning opportunities available to you IN BRIEF: …
Lowering the Barriers

Lowering the Barriers To Your Financial Future

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Financial planning is a well-used phrase, and we're sure that if you asked the population of Great Britain as to whether they thought it was a positive thing to do they would say yes. However, the amount of people who could benefit from financial…

A FEW MORE PENNIES FOR YOUR POCKET

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As we have entered the new tax year, we thought it would be helpful to remind you of the changes that were revealed during the autumn Budget and how these may affect you. Personal Allowance   For those earning under £100,000 per annum…

End of Tax Year Planning

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The end of the tax year will soon be here and you don’t want to miss out on using available allowances before then. A change in circumstances, whatever that might be, may mean that more allowances are available to you so do take the time to…

End of 2017 Tax Year Reminder

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The 5th April will soon be upon us and it is time to make sure you have used up all of your allowances for the current tax year. Here is a list of all the main tax planning opportunities available to you... Pensions – current…

Are you missing out?

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BOOST YOUR PENSION SAVING THROUGH CARRY FORWARD In 2010 the annual pension contribution allowance was £255,000 per annum, this has since been cut to just £10,000 for higher earners in 2016. Could carry forward be next on the chancellor’s…

Unpacking the 2016 Budget...

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So, Wednesday was the long awaited sixth Budget from Mr Osborne. He didn’t make the changes to pension tax relief that we had been expecting and largely left pensions alone – for now. As you know, the main change from the last Budget was…

End of Tax Year Planning

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We are getting in a little earlier this year to make sure that you are aware and are using all of the tax efficient allowances available to you. There are some big changes coming up in April and you may need some time to do a bit of planning. First…

Pension Contribution Changes

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This might be the last year that you can make a significant pension contribution. You may be affected and you should seek our advice immediately. There have been changes made to the amount of pension contributions that you can make in the…

Summer Budget Summary

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So we have had the first Budget from the new majority Government, and there are some changes afoot!  I’ve summarised the points which we feel will affect you and also how we can help you plan to take advantage of the changes. Let’s look…

Pension Legislation Changes

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Big changes afoot! “People who have worked hard and saved all their lives should be free to choose what they do with their money”. George Osborne This is one of the biggest shake ups in pensions for a very long time and will offer you…