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Published on 3 August 2023

Gifting property – some tax points to consider

We are sometimes contacted by unrepresented taxpayers who want to give away their house or other assets during their lifetime – perhaps because they are worried about inheritance tax or care fees in later life. This article looks at some issues to consider if you are thinking of doing this, includin...

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Published on 27 July 2023

Tax credits – renew by the 31 July deadline

The tax credit renewal deadline is fast approaching. If you claimed tax credits during 2022/23 and have received renewal forms from HMRC, you need to act by 31 July to make sure HMRC renew your tax credits and your payments can carry on. ...

LITRG News: The Robin Williamson Grant 2023
Published on 13 July 2023

The Robin Williamson Grant 2023

We are now inviting applications for the first Robin Williamson Grant. This year, a grant of £2,000 will be offered to fund research in relation to tax and the gig economy. We welcome applications from anyone with a strong interest in tax (for example someone who is studying tax or a related subject...

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Published on 12 July 2023

New rules for taxing self-employed profits

From April 2024 some self-employed individuals (sole traders) and partnerships will be taxed on profits calculated over a different time period to their accounting year. This is because new ‘basis period reform’ rules are being introduced which mean all self-employment and partnership profits will b...

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