I am often asked for a PAYE or HMRC UK tax calculator. To help you I have compiled this short list of websites that provide an online PAYE tax calculator. These non HMRC tax calculator tools are usually accurate to a few pounds but depend on how regularly they are kept up to date and … Read more PAYE Tax Calculator UK links
Are you a UK expatriate who has left or are planning to leave the UK? Are you looking for expatriate tax in the UK? If you time your departure early in the tax year you may be due a refund and can claim tax back. By leaving early in the tax year, you are still … Read more UK Expatriate Taxation – leaving the UK
Inheritance tax in the UK is a tax on the assets and valuables you still own when you die. With a tax rate of 40% this means a little under half your estate will be taken by the tax man. More importantly, if your estate comprises mainly of property and assets and very little cash. … Read more How to avoid inheritance tax UK
This is a current summary of tax free investment and tax saving opportunities for UK residents. Generally, you first look at the ‘tax free’ opportunities and savings whilst ensuring the return is sufficient followed by income that is taxed the least, at this current time, it is dividends on ordinary shares which are taxed at … Read more Tax free savings UK
In this article I explore a concern that increasingly affects everyone as we get older. The question is how we ensure a standard of health and care without spending the hard earned capital we intend to leave for our family to enjoy. In the first instance we understand that holding onto to our money until … Read more Long term care insurance planning
If you believe you may have a tax problem, you already know you should take advice. This can be tricky to ask for sometimes as you may already know you have a potentially serious tax problem and would rather not admit it or share it with others. I have had clients come to me with … Read more Where can I get advice over tax problems?
I often get enquiries from people who are currently expats and are planning to return to the UK. Typically as an expatriate, you will have had very little contact with HMRC over the past years or you may have UK rental income from property and needed to file tax returns to declare this income. You’ll … Read more What tax issues on expat returning to the UK?