Principal Private Residence relief (PPR) – ‘bolt-on’ periods to be radically reduced

18/02/2019

PPR relief has been a highly valuable tax relief against the gains arising on the sale of a property that is or has been an individual’s only or main residence. The relief is essentially a time apportioned relief for periods of occupation of the property as a home, with a number of bolt-on periods where…

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Probate fees hike will go ahead after all

18/02/2019

Clients will be aware that the Government had plans to significantly increase probate fees back in 2016, but these were dropped ahead of the 2017 snap general election. However, despite considerable opposition, the proposal reared its head again, and was confirmed in November 2018, with the Government arguing that significant rises to probate fees were…

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Two new members of staff

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18/02/2019

Victoria Kingman CTA Victoria joined websters in October 2018 and works in our Cambridge and Histon offices. In addition to managing her own portfolio of clients she oversees the UK tax return process in both offices ensuring that the work is of the highest standard and deadlines are met. Victoria has built up significant experience…

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