Tax Breaks
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April 2012

  • Make the most of age allowances while they last

    In the 2012 Budget the Chancellor announced that age-related tax-free allowances would be phased out over the next few years. In the meantime, how can you maximise the tax advantage they offer?

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  • Shifting assets to a former spouse

    The last thing on your mind when you're going through a divorce will be tax, but ignoring this can be costly, particularly when it comes to transferring assets to your ex. But get the timing right and you can easily avoid potential tax bills.

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  • The tax cost of getting a good name for your business

    If you're thinking of buying an existing brand from another business in order to boost your company's profile, the good news is that there's a tax-efficient way to do it.

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  • Dodging the IHT holiday home trap

    If you plan to avoid Inheritance Tax by giving your holiday home to the younger members of your family, but still intend to use it from time to time, the Taxman has anti-avoidance rules to foil this arrangement. How can you dodge these?

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  • Tax allowances for online trading

    These days if you're in business and you want customers to find you, it's almost essential to have your own website. But the Taxman is very picky about allowing tax deductions for the cost of setting one up. How can you maximise your claim?

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