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Extended Deadline For Certain Self Assessment Tax Returns

Extended Deadline for Certain Self Assessment Tax Returns HMRC have extended the filing deadline for 2012/13 tax returns from midnight 31 January 2014 until midnight 15 February 2014. However, this unprecedented extension will only apply to a minority of tax payers and the tax due date remains 31 January 2014. Who does it apply to?… Read more

And You Thought Pensions were Confusing!

I know many family lawyers find pensions confusing, and turn to us for assistance in both preparing Pension Reports and advising clients on how to invest their Pension Sharing Orders, but we have recently come across a case that has even left us scratching our heads. In applying to the Pensions Service for the State… Read more

Fixed Protection

As you may recall the coalition government announced in the Autumn statement that they plan to reduce the Lifetime Allowance from £1.5 million to £1.25 million with effect from 6th April 2014. There will be an opportunity for individuals to apply to protect their benefits up to the current limit of £1.5 million from the… Read more