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Lasting Powers of Attorney – Easy Mistakes to Make 01/05/2021
There are two types of Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), one that will deal with your property and financial affairs and one to deal with health and welfare decisions...
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Child Trust Funds 01/04/2021
If you have a son or daughter just about to turn 18 then you will be familiar with the Child Trust Fund (latterly the Junior ISA), brought in in 2005 for children born between 1st September 2002 and 2nd January 2011.
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Acting as an Attorney or Deputy – COVID19 01/03/2021
Hopefully when you are reading this Spring will have sprung, the sun will be shining, the flowers will be blooming and we will all be feeling a little more optimistic! Another hope will be that the majority of you will have had at least your first coronavirus vaccination and a date for your second one.
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Don't Forget Your Digital Assets 01/02/2021
Even if you already have a Will you may need to give further thought to what would happen to your digital assets when you die or if you lost mental capacity.
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Don't Put Off Making Your Will 01/01/2021
If you haven't made one, now may be a good time to consider making sure that you have a valid and up to date Will in place.
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Acting as a Property & Financial Affairs Attorney 01/11/2020
Acting as an Attorney under a Lasting Power of Attorney ('LPA'), whether a Property & Financial Affairs or Health & Welfare LPA, requires you to take on certain responsibilities and act in a particular way on behalf of the person granting you the power (called 'the Donor').
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Understanding Inheritance Tax 01/09/2020
Inheritance Tax (“IHT”) is a charge on the value of your estate when you die. Your “estate” will include not only everything you own in your sole name but also the value of your interest in any jointly owned assets, for example your home or joint bank accounts (even if the jointly owned assets will usually pass to the other joint owners on your death rather than in accordance with your Will).
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Yet more changes to the UK’s non-resident CGT 28/08/2018
Since 2015, UK Capital Gains tax now extends to non-residents if they dispose of UK residential property.
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New UK residence rules 09/01/2013
The UK Government plans to introduce a new residence test. The aim originally was to bring these new rules into effect from 6 April 2012, but this has now been postponed to 6 April 2013. This is a summary of the current proposals, as amended by the draft legislation that was published in December 2012. It is possible the rules could be changed again before they come into force.
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New Tax Rules For ‘Non-Naturals’ Buying UK Residential Property 09/01/2013
On 31 May 2012, the UK Government published a consultation
paper on two new tax measures.
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Proposed Changes to Pensions Legislation 22/12/2010
The draft Finance Bill was issued on 9 December 2010. Royal Assent is not expected until July 2011, so it is possible the laws summarised below may change before they are enacted. Comments on the draft legislation are invited before 9 February 2011.
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Disguised Remuneration 22/12/2010
The draft Finance Bill for 2011 was published on 9 December 2010. It is subject to consultation and the rules summarised below may change before the Bill is enacted (expected July 2011).
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Please Note:
These articles were based on the legislation in force at the date of publication. The laws may well have changed since. These articles should not be taken as being or replacing proper legal advice.

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Yet more changes to the UK’s non-resident CGT

Since 2015, UK Capital Gains tax now extends to non-residents if they dispose of UK residential property.

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At PWT Advice LLP we are closely monitoring the global impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic and following the advice of the Government. The health and welfare of our staff team, clients, and their families is our number one priority.

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