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Much is made of the reliefs available to spouses during the tax year of separation (see Separation & Divorce 6/3/19) but what about afterwards? Particularly where children are included in the family unit, property can be an important asset in any discussion. Who...read more
At a recent UK200Group event in London, I was discussing the demand that was in the marketplace for services like Financial Mentoring. The person to whom I was chatting agreed that it wasn’t strong but that was probably because clients didn’t recognise what it was....read more
As holders, Lambert Chapman entered a team into the second Essex Business Soccer 6’s (EBS6) that was held at Chelmer Park on 21 June. It followed a similar format to last year’s tournament with the sides being split into groups and then playing round robin matches...read more
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) have issued this month the results of a review of Inheritance Tax which was requested by the Chancellor in January 2018. Their initial findings released in November 2018 determined that around 5% of all Estates each year are...read more
We would like to congratulate our Senior Tax Manager Lucy Orrow for successfully completing her STEP Diploma in Trusts & Estates and qualifying as a Trust and Estates Practitioner (TEP). Members of STEP include the most experienced and senior practitioners in the...read more
With the introduction and growing restriction of the Mortgage Interest Relief for personal rental businesses, many individuals are considering incorporating. Although there are tax savings to be had by holding rental property in a limited company, it may not be a...read more
Each year, our employees put forward their suggestions for a charity to support which are then shortlisted and put forward for a staff vote. This year, we have been proudly supporting the work of The Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. The reason that this charity was...read more
On 12th June 2019, Lambert Chapman LLP entered a team into the Race4Business event, a 3.5 mile run through Chelmsford, which was organised by Birketts to raise funds for the charity Little Havens. Twelve members of staff entered the run, a number of them hoping to...read more
In cases of divorce and the family business, we often find recognition of dividend income an issue when we are reviewing income levels reported on the Financial Statement (or Form E). Broadly a dividend becomes a taxable income for an individual when it is paid to him...read more
On 9 May 2019, Lambert Chapman LLP entered a team, under the usual guise of Don Pablo’s Animals, into a quiz being run by our Charity of the Year - the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. The quiz was held at Bishop’s Stortford Football Club and ten teams took part. There...read more
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