Weekly tax brief 5 October 2016

What does a post-Brexit tax system look like?

05 October 2016

A debate during the Conservative Party conference considered everything from tax justice to cutting VAT, while scrapping inheritance tax and corporation tax. We look at the issues.

Are trusts only for the super wealthy?

05 October 2016

HMRC has released statistics on trusts which some may think would be a roll call of the super-rich, but is this perception misguided?

Is it time for yet another rethink on pensions

05 October 2016

Tax relief on pension contributions has for many years been the subject of lively debate and over recent years we have seen a plethora of legislative changes which have led not to the simple and fair system we would have liked, but to an ever more unsatisfactory and seemingly unfair approach.

VAT and the great repeal bill

05 October 2016

On the face of it, the UK government’s plans for a great repeal bill will be unlikely to have any immediate impact on current VAT legislation in the UK, but is this the case?