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General

This section contains miscellaneous & general financial information that you may find useful when dealing with certain life events.


A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.
This document contains a short explanation of Capital Gains Tax, the allowances available in the 2017/18 tax year, and how you can use it in your year end tax planning.
Civil partnerships in the United Kingdom, granted under the Civil Partnership Act 2004, allow same-sex couples to obtain essentially the same rights and responsibilities as civil marriage. Though from March 2014 full same-sex marriage was legalised in England and Wales, civil partnership remains available. Designed to be very much equivalent to marriage for same sex couples, a civil partnership carries both rights and responsibilities, in very broad terms, attracting the same legal and tax protections/advantages/disadvantages as a traditional marriage. This article explains further.

Personal Finance

Nahim Mohammed Banaras, the director of a meat wholesaler, was disqualified for seven years for failing to keep proper books and records.
The director of eight Chinese restaurants across London has been disqualified for seven years for employing illegal workers and failing to pay tax.
Fourteen companies involved in unauthorised money lending controlled by Dharam Prakash Gopee have been wound up by the High Court.