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    Capital gains tax - Specific types of disposal - Special relationship with the seller - 48280

    A special relationship with the seller may result in a particular capital gains tax treatment in the following situations: - no gain/no loss disposals, commonly involving spouses/civil partners...

    Cashing in capital gains

    The effect of the so-called “Boris bounce” on the stock market has faded but values of some shares have held up. If you want to cash in how do you work out the optimum number of shares to...

    Selling your company - simple steps to reduce CGT

    Capital gains tax rates are at their lowest ever. So if you’re selling your company and expect to make a gain you probably won’t want to consider high-risk schemes to save tax. Are there...

    Claim for private residence relief to apply to a former home

    Claim for private residence relief to apply to a former homeWhen a marriage fails, tax planning is vital and sometimes urgent or avoidable tax liabilities can arise. An example of this is capital gains...

    Marriage breakdown - move quickly to avoid a tax trap

    Some years ago you transferred shares in your company to your spouse. Sadly, you’re about separate and so need to take steps to sort out the assets. It’s vital that priority is given to the...

    Tax-saving ideas to implement before 6 April 2017

    The January tax filing season may seem far behind you, but now is the time to consider tax planning opportunities before the 2016/17 tax year ends on 5 April. How might you advise personal clients...

    Two tax breaks in one for married couples

    Shifting assets to your spouse can save on your joint income tax bill. The trouble is it might increase the capital gains tax when you sell. What steps can you take to minimise both taxes?

    company shares or securities reorganisation clearance letter

    Company shares or securities reorganisation clearance letterWhere a company acquires 25% or more of the shares in another, or reorganises its share capital, it can ask for confirmation (clearance under...

    End of tax year CGT planning for couples

    Years ago you could lower your Capital Gains Tax bill by selling shares one day and buying them back the next. This so-called “bed and breakfasting” (B&B) was so effective that HMRC blocked...

    Love your assets

    A colleague has told you that if before a tax year-end you transferred assets to your spouse in order to bank a tax relief or two, you can then simply transfer them back and keep the tax saving. Seems...