US and UK tax laws are constantly being updated. We believe that clients should always be aware of changes that may affect them. We have therefore written a number of articles based on current legislation which may be of interest. This information should not be taken as full comprehensive advice and we highly recommend that you contact a PJD tax representative for more information.
Principal Private Residence relief allows you to claim tax relief in the UK against the gain made on the sale of your main home. On the basis that you have occupied the property for the entire period of ownership then the gain will always be tax-free. Read on to find out if you are eligible for PPR relief.
There have been a few changes to UK pensions in recent years. This article briefly explains the changes to the pension contribution allowance, how this affects Defined Contribution Schemes and how to optimise your contributions going forward.
If you are a UK taxpayer claiming the remittance basis and you are approaching your 8th tax year of UK residence then you should consider the tax efficiency of your worldwide investments before they become subject to UK tax. Certain collective investment arrangements held outside of the UK can recieve punitive tax treatment.
If you sell a UK residential property while you are resident outside of the UK, you are required to report this sale even if there is no tax due! Read this article for information on the reporting requirements and how to calculate the gain.
If you are domiciled outside the UK and you arrived in the UK within the last three years you may be entitled to claim UK tax relief for any work undertaken outside the UK. This is described as Overseas Workday Relief (OWR).