Tax Blog

Tax Take from Inheritance Tax to Increase Dramatically

    HM Treasury is set to receive £37bn in inheritance tax payments over the next five years, according to estimates from the Office for Budget Responsibility. Their March 2022 forecast expects intakes of: £6.7bn in 2022-23; £6.9bn in 2023-24;…
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The Spring Statement March 2022

    Rishi Sunak’s last two spring statements were dominated by vast spending and multi-billion-pound bailout programmes to help businesses and workers through the pandemic. This time the Chancellor faces a new challenge: the cost of living crisis. He is under…
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Fact Check: Inheritance Tax 2022

    Inheritance tax paid by families has more than doubled in a decade. Total receipts from inheritance tax have increased from £2.7 billion in 2010 to £5.4 billion, according to a recent review of Treasury documents. The Treasury is forecast to…
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Fact Check: Capital Gains Tax 2022

    The UK’s capital gains tax bills jumped 20 per cent from £10.8bn to a record high of £12.9bn in the past year, according to latest research. The increase is primarily due to four major factors. Firstly, the cut…
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Inheritance Tax Rises Again and Again!

The Increase   HM Revenue and Customs recently announced that it received £6bn for inheritance tax receipts in 2021. This is a 19% or £1bn rise in total receipts from the year before – and also a record intake for…
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Practice News

As an author I have recently joined Goodreads where some of my tax driven books have already received strong reviews.  My author page is worth visiting: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/15370116.Steve_Parnham If you would like to become a ‘Follower’ on Goodreads that would be…
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The Festive Filing of Tax Returns

How did you celebrate this year?  HM Revenue and Customs has revealed that 2,828 taxpayers filed their self-assessment tax return on Christmas Day, compared to a ,ere 2,700 in 2020. HMRC says that for thousands of taxpayers, filing their tax…
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Will Homes Ever Become Subject to Capital Taxes?

A new report wants the government to consider capital gains tax on profits made from appreciating house values for all properties, not just additional ones. The report says existing home-owners, and particularly those who bought in the late 1990s and…
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