Gifts and inheritance tax

25/08/2016

Inheritance tax (IHT) at 40% is due on the portion of a person’s estate that exceeds £325,000. This can be reduced to 36% if 10% (or more) of the estate is given to charity. Married couples and civil partners can transfer any unused allowance to their spouse, meaning the nil-rate band can potentially double to…

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Extracting profits from your business

21/07/2016

A guide to tax-efficient profit extraction for business owners. Owning and running your business is a tough proposition but it is vitally important that people continue to do it. As well as the rewards that come from hard work and determination, there are also monetary benefits to running your own business. There are a variety…

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PKB hosts successful business event

13/05/2016

Last week PKB Accountants hosted a successful and informative event for business owners. Taking place on the 6th of May 2016 at HSBC at the Thames Valley Business Centre in Reading, ‘Your Business…You’re Not Alone’ was a free event that allowed guests to discover more information about current and relevant topics for their business. The…

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Event: ‘YOUR BUSINESS – you are not alone’

12/04/2016

Come and join us on 6 May 2016 at this FREE invitation only event to discover information on current and relevant topics for your business: Access to finance—the best way to secure funding from the bank, what prevents a credit application being approved and new lending campaigns. Auto enrolment—processes and pitfalls Pensions—are they really that…

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Think you’re safe from an HMRC enquiry?

01/04/2016

Tax investigations Think you’re safe from an HMRC enquiry? Think again!   HMRC activity Connect 6 out of 10 enquiries are now selected by Connect, HMRC’s data matching and analytical computer system which holds over a billion pieces of data, collected from banks, building societies, the Land Registry office and the Tax Evasion Hotline, to…

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