Autumn Budget 2017

22/11/2017
Autumn Budget 2017

The Chancellor made his Budget Speech for an hour starting at 12.40pm on 22 November 2017. He likes the sense of opportunity in Britain and wants young people to feel that; however, the economic forecast is not necessarily conducive to boundless optimism. The overall economic picture is that growth in GDP is only expected to be 1.3% with…

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HMRC’s Trusts Register

24/10/2017
HMRC’s Trusts Register

All websters clients that have trusts should note the new disclosure rules relating to trusts and the reporting obligations for the new online HMRC Trusts Register. The new disclosure rules and the need to establish the Register stemmed from the EU’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive, which was implemented into UK law on 26 June 2017….

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Australian homes sold by overseas residents

05/09/2017

Proposed changes to the Australian Main-Residence Exemption – Act now to avoid a significant increase in the tax liability on the sale of your Australian Home. As part of Federal Budget 2017, on 9 May 2017, the Government announced plans to withdraw the main-residence capital gains tax exemption from foreign-resident and temporary-resident taxpayers. The exposure draft of…

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Our expanded business – an update 3 months on

19/07/2017
Our expanded business – an update 3 months on

It is now three months since Anderson & Co, Chartered Accountants joined websters to form a combined business of 30 people. This increases our expertise in dealing with larger businesses and complements the specialist tax, legal and financial services that websters provides. In addition it gives all clients the option of dealing with either our…

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Autumn Statement 2016

24/11/2016
Autumn Statement 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Statement and we’ve pulled together the key points and our initial response. Abolishing the March Budget There will now be an annual autumn Budget from 2017 and only a statement in the Spring from 2018, which will be a response to latest OBR forecasts and not a major fiscal…

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