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Monthly Archives: September 2013

ATED – The New Annual Tax On Enveloped Dwellings

1 October 2013 is the deadline for filing the first returns for the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (“ATED”) where the relevant conditions were met on or before 1 September 2013. Any tax due needs to be paid by 30 October 2013. If the conditions are satisfied after 1 September 2013, a return must be […]

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The Presumption Of Death Act 2013

In addition to the emotional fears and concerns that arise if a close family member goes missing indefinitely, a number of serious practical matters need to be addressed. In particular, you may need to deal with the missing person’s relationships with third parties like banks, mortgage lenders, utilities and credit card companies and have no authority to […]

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Inheritance Tax Planning And The Family Home

RELEVANT TO: Homeowners whose property is their main asset SUMMARY: For a vast majority of people the family home is the most valuable asset in their estate and given that property values have risen significantly over the past few years, more and more people are likely to be subject to inheritance tax (IHT) due to […]

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A Word Of Warning For Employers On The Use Of Linkedin

There are currently 11 million LinkedIn users in the UK which equates to over a third of employees in this country. The professional networking site can be an extremely useful tool for both employee and employer allowing the employee to network easily with the employer’s customers. However, if the employee leaves their employment, the existence […]

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