Read the Summer edition of our quarterly newsletter

24th May 2018

As the tax year starts with no changes, thanks to the Chancellor’s streamlined Spring Statement, we are taking the opportunity to look to the future, including the farthest of all, tax-efficient inheritance and estate planning. We also consider the VAT implications of Brexit for businesses and gender pay gap reporting. With major changes coming, or already underway, it is worth getting your plans in place now.

Our feature this edition is Don’t put off your inheritance tax planning. Sir Ken Dodd delivered one final punchline to HMRC when he married his long-term partner just before he died. The inspiration to take is that that Sir Dodd had made clearly proper plans to leave the best for his family.

Our other stories include:

  • Pension contributions offset tax gains Despite tax changes for 2018/19 reducing the amount paid n tax, the increases to auto-enrolment pension contributions will wipe out the gains.
  • Is import VAT coming after Brexit? With less than a year to go before the UK leaves the EU, what will happen to businesses importing goods from the EU?
  • Good news and bad news for the EIS and VCTs New risk-to-capital rules are changing the way investments in venture capital work.
  • Closing the gap on equal pay With organisations now required to publish their gender pay gap data, how can employers improve the situation.

We hope you enjoy reading our PDF newsletter which can be downloaded below. If you would like to have more information about any of the articles in the newsletter and their possible impact on you, please let us know.

ThompsonJenner LLP Summer 2018 Newsletter PDF

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