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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sainsbury’s Bank to dive back into mortgage market

Warren Baker
Apr 28,2016
Warren Baker

After a period of market inactivity which lasted almost twelve years, supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has announced plans to relaunch into mortgage lending later this year. The news comes after major rival, Tesco Bank, entered the broker market earlier this month in collaboration with London & Country. Sainsbury’s reportedly registered the website domain names ‘sainsburysmortgages.co.uk’ and

HMRC: thousands of pensioners will sell their annuity in secondary market

Craig Nicholson
Apr 27,2016
Craig Nicholson

April 2017 will mark the launch of a secondary annuity market and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have announced that they suspect thousands of pensioners will sell up following its launch.

Qualification celebrations for trainee

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Apr 22,2016
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Congratulations are in order for Tom Rideal, one of our trainees, who has recently completed his final professional exam as part of his ACA qualification.

Wilson Wright continues its expansion

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Apr 22,2016
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Over the last few years Wilson Wright has seen significant growth across a number of areas, not least in the size of its team.

New complications hit anyone closing down a company

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Apr 20,2016
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Warren Baker, our partner explores the way company distributions are taxed under the new system.

Partner in Focus: Lee Davy-Martin

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Apr 20,2016
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Lee has been a partner with Wilson Wright since March 2012. He is very much a general practitioner and has a diverse technical knowledge base, having worked with clients in most sectors. He is responsible for client development at Wilson Wright as well as his own portfolio of clients. He looks after high and ultra-high

Property event lends helping hand to landlords and investors

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Apr 20,2016
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In the last few years residential property deals in the UK have come under an unprecedented attack from the government, as it seeks to redress what it says as imbalances within the UK tax regime in regards to second homes. Investors have had to deal with an additional three per cent Stamp Duty Land Tax

Stamp duty land tax will no longer apply to ‘Granny Annexes’

Warren Baker
Apr 20,2016
Warren Baker

The new 3 per cent stamp duty land tax will not apply to so-called ‘Granny flats’ or annexes, Treasury Minister David Gauke has announced.

HMRC victorious in Supreme Court film tax battle

Jamie Grossman
Apr 18,2016
Jamie Grossman

HMRC has won a long battle with a film scheme used by celebrities and sports stars to avoid tax, after the highest court in the land threw out its case.

New complications hit anyone closing down a company

Warren Baker
Apr 14,2016
Warren Baker

New rules introduced earlier this month have changed the way in which company distributions are taxed – and the new rules have particular implications on the winding-up of businesses. The Government fear that too many individuals are liquidating companies to capitalise on Entrepreneurs Relief that enables the extraction of profits as capital and results in


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