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March 27, 2020

Guidance On COVID-19 And The Statutory Residence Test

An individual’s UK tax residency status is determined using the Statutory Residence Test (SRT). Under the SRT, the number of days an individual spends in the UK during…

March 27, 2020

Pre Year End Tax Planning – Capital Gains Tax Allowances

As part of your tax planning in the run up to the new tax year on 6 April, consideration should be given to your Capital Gains Tax (CGT)…

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March 12, 2020

Budget Summary 2020

New Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his first Budget address on Wednesday 11 March, with the persistent clarion call being “getting it done”. You can download our Budget Summary…


March 12, 2020

Tax Cards 20/21

We have put together a tax card with the tax rates for 2020/2021. You can download this as a PDF or you can request for an EQ Tax…


January 29, 2020

Taxation News – Winter 2019/20

Our Taxation News – Winter 2019/20 Edition is now available, featuring segments from our tax services and showcasing the fantastic and varied tax expertise, experience and excellence we…


Tax Tips

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David Morrison

David Morrison

Head of EQ Taxation

“If you’re finding it difficult to pay your tax bill due to the affects of COVID-19, contact HMRC to ask for a Time to Pay arrangement.

You can call the dedicated ‘HMRC Coronavirus Helpline’ on 0800 024 1222.”

Mark Smeaton

Mark Smeaton


“With inheritance tax payable at 40% on amounts above the lifetime allowance of £325k, you should consider giving a gift out of income if you’re in a position where you earn more income every year than you spend to maintain your lifestyle.

To discuss the available options to help reduce your inheritance tax estate, speak to the Private Client Taxperts.”

Natalie Filipovic

Natalie Filipovic


“Remuneration planning is a regular consideration for most business owners, but should you always take dividends over salary?

Dividends are taxed at lower rates and they are not caught by the Scottish rate bands, however they may not always be the best option. Our EQ Taxperts can guide you toward the most tax efficient route.”

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