4 Aug

NIC and the self-employed

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Change is on the horizon – from April next year, the self-employed will only pay one Class of National Insurance rather than the two currently payable.

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4 Aug

Using loan trusts to save IHT

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A loan trust can be used as a vehicle to save inheritance tax, whilst retaining the ability to access the funds lent to the trust.

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4 Aug

Buy-to-let landlords – relief for interest

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With rising property costs and low-interest rates, many people took out a mortgage to invest in a buy-to-let property. As long as property prices continued to rise and the tenants paid their rent, investors could make money from the rising market while the rent from the tenant paid off the mortgage – all the investor needed was the deposit and to convince the bank to lend them the money.

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4 Aug

Claiming tax relief for employment expenses

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In most cases, employees will be able to claim back any expenses that they incur in doing their job from their employer. However, where the employer will not reimburse the employee’s expenses, there may be tax relief to be had.

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