Landlords who waited to sell their buy-to-let properties until the second quarter of this year halved their tax bill compared to those who sold before capital gains tax reform.
The FSA has issued a consultation paper proposing a number of Handbook changes required to implement aspects of the Payment Services Directive.
Trigold has upgraded its insurance proposition allowing advisers to write more insurance business.
With-profits annuities will become a more attractive alternative to conventional annuities, predicts Legal & General.
Much has been publicised about how to calculate the tapered Annual Allowance (AA). Are you aware that any subsequent planning could affect the taper calculations? Read more
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