Inheritance Tax planning basics – Use Exemptions
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It is never too early to start inheritance tax planning (IHT). Early planning will allow you to take advantage of all the allowances and facilities available to protect your assets and to pass them on to your children, grandchildren, or whomever you choose. Over the course of many years you …
Should I run my buy-to-let business via a property company?
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Much has been said about the merits of running a buy-to-let business through a private limited company. But the decision of whether to buy a property as an individual or through a company depends on numerous factors. This article briefly explains some of the most critical factors. It also suggests …
How will Autumn Budget affect small business owners?
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There are encouraging messages in the Budget for technology and innovation companies. Specific points are: R&D Expenditure Credit Scheme (RDEC) taxable credit will increase to 12% from 11%. Promise to double the EIS investment limit (currently £1m) for investors on knowledge incentive companies. £2.3bn more government investment on R&D. This …
Limited company or sole trader?
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Should I set up a limited company or operate as a sole trader? This is one of the first questions that you will encounter when embarking on the journey of becoming an entrepreneur. This article will help you to decide.   Perceived benefits of limited companies There are several benefits …