Tax

Tax trick: how you can claim back ‘overpaid’ inheritance tax following market falls 

Shares inherited before the recent market crash will have incurred a tax bill reflecting prices before the crash.

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HMRC notes ‘exceptional circumstances’ to help UK non-residents stuck in Britain

Reassurance from the government for UK non-residents obliged to stay longer than expected in the UK and worried about their tax status.

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Unplanned UK stays could mean big tax bills for UK expats

Expatriates and non-residents who find themselves unexpectedly stuck in the UK could find they become liable for UK income tax.

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Why VCTs are retaining their pulling power

Plenty of investors are still gravitating towards tax-efficient venture capital trusts.

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Ask Money: what are the CGT rules for UK non-residents?

Laura Sant of Carthy Accountants helps a reader with a question about tax.

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Which is better, a pension or an Isa? The debate settled once and for all

Pensions and Isas are taxed differently, so it pays to know how to maximise the benefits.

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Top tips to minimise your tax bill for this tax year and the next

A 10-point checklist outlines how you can up your tax-efficiency game as the end of the tax year nears.

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Ask Money: why no consideration of the 14-year rule?

Patrick Connolly of Chase de Vere helps a reader with a question about inheritance tax.

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Removal of IHT sweetener for Aim shares ‘would be recipe for mayhem’

It is widely expected changes to inheritance tax are in the offing, potentially in next month’s Budget, with one fund manager commenting that any changes to the IHT exemption around Aim shares would be disastrous.

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