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Budget Summary Key Issues Autumn 2018

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Please find summary document of the key issues arising from yesterday’s budget for your information. Kindly prepared by our own accountants, CHD Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisors. See 2018 Autumn Budget Wealthflow LLP › Should you have any questions arising from the points mentioned, please do not hesitate to contact Duncan Glassey direct on 0131 247 6745. For […]

Wealthflow’s 12 Quick Tax Tips

Our 12 Quick Tax Tips Don’t waste your (or your partner’s) £9,440 personal allowance. Watch your tax band – the number of higher rate taxpayers is growing. Don’t ignore national insurance contributions –they are really a tax at up to 25.8%. Think marginal tax rates – the system now creates 60% (and higher) marginal rates. […]

The Child Benefit Tax Charge

The child benefit tax charge, introduced on 7 January, affects over one million families. A family with two children could see their annual spendable income drop by up to £1,752 p.a. in 2013/14; those with three children could lose £2,449 pa. At a time when prices are rising faster than incomes, it will be critical […]

Junior ISAs – As simple as ABC

The Junior ISA is a tax free account aimed specifically at UK resident children under age 18 who didn’t qualify for a Child Trust Fund (CTF). This also includes children born before the CTF was introduced on 1 September 2002 to ensure that they don’t miss out. Like the CTF, the child will own the […]

Bank Savings Alternative???

Index-linked certificates are looking surprisingly attractive. National Savings & Investments has largely disappeared from the savings league tables since its brief flirtation with market-leading growth bond rates last October (you may remember – I know that many Wealthflow clients benefited from these excellent rates). On the face of it, index-linked certificates offering 1% pa over […]