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Strategic Financial Planning

General

This section contains miscellaneous & general financial information that you may find useful when dealing with certain life events.


Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

This document contains a short explanation of Capital Gains Tax, the allowances available in the 2018/19 tax year, and how you can use it in your year end tax planning.

Civil Partnerships

Civil Partnerships

Civil partnerships in the United Kingdom, granted under the Civil Partnership Act 2004, allow same-sex couples to obtain essentially the same rights and responsibilities as marriage. Though from March 2014 full same-sex marriage was legalised in England, Scotland and Wales, civil partnership remains available. Designed to be very much equivalent to marriage for same sex couples, a civil partnership carries both rights and responsibilities, in very broad terms, attracting the same legal and tax protections/advantages/disadvantages as a traditional marriage. This article explains further.

Personal Finance

During the Noughties, landlords ploughed into property. But today, a deluge of taxes and an uncertain market has seen tens of thousands abandon the buy-to-let industry.
The challenger bank said it now expects underlying pre-tax profits to come in at £50 million for 2018 rather than £59 million.
A number of UK citizens are eligible for the Winter Fuel Payment, which is an additional benefit to help older people keep warm throughout the winter. Here's who is eligible and how to claim.
Tara Lepore, 23, recently moved to Groningen in the north of the Netherlands and only pays £365 a month for rent and bills.