Agricultural Property Relief

Agricultural property tax relief

APR is an Inheritance Tax relief that is based on the agricultural value of qualifying agricultural property when it is transferred, either in lifetime or on death. Provided such property is situated in the UK, Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or the European Economic area, the following assets may qualify for APR: agricultural land […]

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Running a home office – can you claim on expenses?

Working from home - claiming expenses

As more and more people choose to work from home, the question of how you can reclaim any home office expenses is frequently asked. The general HMRC rule for claiming tax relief on business expenses is that you can only reclaim costs that have been ‘wholly and exclusively’ incurred in connection with your trade. If […]

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Should I save for retirement using an ISA or a pension fund?

In considering this choice, the first point to note is that in the absence of tax considerations the return on an investment should be the same regardless of the ‘wrapper’ on the investment product. Nevertheless, many people previously preferred to invest in ISAs because the whole of the fund could be drawn at any time, […]

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Should you incorporate your Residential Property Letting Business?

If you own a business which lets out residential property, you will not be alone if you are finding it difficult to assess the impact of the many tax changes that have been made in recent years. It doesn’t help that some of these changes only affect incorporated businesses (limited companies) whilst others only affect […]

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