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Finance bill (no.2) 2017 – items removed

The decision to hold a general election on 8 June 2017 has resulted in a number of items being removed from the Finance Bill (No.2) 2017. This article lists some of the key items which have been removed.
Group of people

HMRC to recalculate wholly disproportionate gains on part surrenders and part assignments

This article provides an overview of the new application process introduced in the Finance Bill 2017 which a policyholder must follow to have their gains on a part surrender or a part assignment recalculated by HMRC. Topic:Income Tax
Presentation

Abolishing the permanency of non-dom status – consultation update

HM Treasury has issued a response to the September 2015 consultation concerning non-domicile status for tax purposes. The response generally confirms little change to the original proposals.
Sterling notes

The 0% rate of tax on Savings Income

The £5,000 nil-rate starting band for savings is available where earned income is less than £16,000 and yet individuals with taxable income greater than this can make use of it.
Key barriers

Government looks to ‘shut down’ IHT advantages of offshore structures holding UK property

The UK Treasury has issued a consultation paper outlining changes to the IHT treatment of UK property held within offshore structures on Friday 19 August. Legislation implementing the change will come into effect from 6 April 2017.
Couple signing forms

Bond tax for an investor returning to the UK

The taxation issues related to an individual who is or is likely to become a UK resident and who owns a Personal Portfolio Bond.
Analysis

Plan while you can - Non-UK domiciled clients

This article explains why an offshore bond is a suitable investment for non-UK domicile clients and how they can be used as an effective tax planning vehicle following the Summer Budget 2015 and changes that were announced which will have a direct impact on non-UK domiciles and and the remittance basis of taxation.
Mind the housing gap

Buy to let investing even riskier

UK Summer budget makes buy to let riskier.
Couple

Taxation of collectives held directly

This article looks at the taxation of a collective investment when owned directly by a UK resident investor and considers any additional liability which may fall on the investor. Topic:Capital Gains Tax
Couple

Taxation of collectives held directly

This article looks at the taxation of a collective investment when owned directly by a UK resident investor and considers any additional liability which may fall on the investor. Topic:Income Tax

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