Self-assessment deadlines for 2018/19

Self-assessment season always kicks off at Stapletons as soon as the new tax year gets under way on 6 April.  While it’s our preference to sort tax returns for our clients as early as possible, a raft of relevant self-assessment deadlines are almost upon us.  This...

How to reduce inheritance tax

Only around 5% of estates in the UK are liable for inheritance tax before being distributed to any beneficiaries or causes. That may sound like very few, but it should have been a key consideration for around 24,500 estates that had it deducted in 2015/16. Those...

Inheritance tax in 2019/20

Inheritance tax has been the subject of much conjecture, with overhauls suggested in the lead-up to almost every recent Budget. Various chancellors have so far resisted temptation to tinker with the inheritance tax system, although it seems likely the winds of change...