Intelligent Tax Planning
An integral part of our financial planning service is intelligent tax planning advice which is about minimising the tax you pay in a non-contentious way.
Income and Capital Gains Tax
The less income and capital gains tax you pay on your investments the greater the after tax return, so you can achieve your financial objectives sooner without altering the investments you hold.
Benefit from the most appropriate tax-efficient investment structures
Tax-efficient investing makes the best use of ISAs, pensions and offshore bonds –and considers more adventurous avenues such as Venture Capital Trusts and Enterprise Investment Schemes. However, we never forget the maxim that ‘the tax tail should never wag the investment dog’.
Allocating investments tax efficiently across family members
Having critical capital managed in a family context means that family investments can be built up, allocating to the lowest tax payers first and ensuring the Capital Gains Tax allowance is fully utilised.
Structuring your portfolio correctly
Assigning the right investments to the right tax-efficient investment structures can boost your after tax returns. Most individuals with an investment and ISA portfolio, for example, will benefit by allocating their bond allocation to the ISA first.
With proper inheritance tax advice and planning it is possible to minimise the inheritance tax you pay, As this is a complex area, it is best achieved working closely with your lawyer or our own recommended professional if you prefer.
In advising you on inheritance tax planning in the UK, we will consider the following:
· Making a Tax-efficient Will
· Inheritance Tax Exemptions
· Gifts during your lifetime
· Normal expenditure out of income
· The use of Trusts
· Life insurance
To arrange a free consultation, please call one of our financial planning experts on 020 8891 6375