Category Archives: Wealth Planning

Swiss National Bank announcement may lead to renewed interest in UK property market - January 21, 2015
The Swiss National Bank has announced that it will discontinue its exchange rate floor for the Swiss Franc against the...

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Offshore Trusts – Payments To UK Resident but Non Domiciled Beneficiaries: The Rebasing Election - January 15, 2015
Finance Act 2008 made substantial changes to the taxation of individuals who are UK resident but not UK domiciled with...

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SDLT Scheme fails at Upper Tribunal - December 23, 2014
In keeping with Government’s general targeting of tax avoidance schemes, a complex deal aiming to avoid Stamp Duty Land Tax...

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Autumn Statement 2014 Update - December 8, 2014
The Chancellor announced a number of measures of particular relevance to non-UK Domiciliaries and their advisers. Read a copy...

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Implementation of a Capital Gains Tax Charge on Non-Residents - December 5, 2014
Government announced in the Autumn Statement 2013 that it would extend Capital Gains Tax (CGT) to disposals of UK residential...

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FATCA – Which Financial Institutions Are Caught? - November 21, 2014
The FATCA regime entered into force from 1st July 2014. As of that date, all financial institutions must have identified whether...

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Immigration to the UK: Tier 1 (Investor) Visa - November 18, 2014
The treatment of visa applications in the UK has been revised and the UK has now moved to a points...

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HM Govt increases minimum investment threshold for Tier 1 Investor visas - October 21, 2014
The Minister of State for Immigration and Security today announced that reforms to immigration appeals procedure will come into effect...

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Rooks Rider Solicitors team return from STEP Asia 2014 - October 21, 2014
James John and Karen Methold recently attended the STEP Asia 2014 ”One World – A New Paradigm For...

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The Importance Of Making A Will - October 5, 2014
“I don’t need a Will, my spouse gets everything anyway” “I don’t need a Will because I’m not worth anything” These are...

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