'feels like the starting pistol for a tax grab'
Where is the better outcome?
Simplifying financial products for consumers
Comments ahead of the General Election
HMRC investigations have yielded a record £136m in extra capital gains tax (CGT) collected from individuals and small businesses in the last year, according to an accountancy firm.
Chancellor George Osborne's proposed tax-free share plan is set to face fierce opposition from European politicians, despite strong support at home.
A Conservative peer has urged the coalition to cut capital gains tax (CGT), arguing it discourages savings and investment and damages growth.
Photos of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)'s 'most wanted' tax evaders have been posted online to prompt the public to report them.
The government has relaxed the tax rules on Property Authorised Investment Funds (PAIFs) and REITs in a move set to increase the number of these vehicles in the marketplace.
How clever are your clients? I am not asking if they have degrees or MBAs, more how sophisticated are they in terms of their understanding of financial products? I am guessing the answer is generally: "not very sophisticated".
Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett has said the US government should immediately raise taxes on high earners to aid the economic recovery.
F&C's Mike Woodward looks at how income-seeking investors can find a range of attractive ISA opportunities within the investment trust sector.
JLT's Martyn Scott outlines the planning opportunities you can use to reduce your client's Capital Gains Tax charges.
The new Chancellor George Osborne said his first budget was both ‘unavoidable' and an ‘emergency' and yet many of his policies had the look of being well thought out and planned.
Chancellor George Osborne warned yesterday tough action to cut the deficit is "unavoidable" to ensure Britain is not on the "road to ruin".
More than 17,000 vicars, teachers and doctors have signed a petition urging Chancellor George Osborne to scrap plans to increase capital gains tax (CGT).
George Osborne is preparing to unveil a range of key-opt outs to CGT rises, including for Britons approaching retirement, as opposition grows against a blanket tax hike.
The expected rise in capital gains tax could attract investors towards venture capital trusts, experts say, because the vehicles are exempt from both capital gains and income tax.
As coalition Government proposes a major rise in CGT, investment trust managers express concern for zeros