We provide professional trusteeship which enables us to guide other trustees on their duties by sharing responsibility.
We can produce financial statements, submit tax returns and do general administration including helping to process investment transactions.
We are often engaged to help an existing set of trustees who want to distribute funds to the beneficiaries and then close down the FURBS.
As of 31 March 2016, we have over 175 FURBS in our portfolio.
Recently, HMRC released papers that reference 'relief at source' and the 'Scottish rate of income tax'. Both interrelated with each other, we explore the changes and the six Scottish tiers of income tax.
The lifetime allowance (LTA) charge for pension savings is akin to picking that 'chance' card in a game of Monopoly. SSAS Client Manager, Lisa White asks: are you leaving the lifetime allowance charge to chance?
For years, the FSCS has been making hefty levies on financial advisers to compensate people after the fallout of what are essentially investment scams. The levies fall on those remaining in the industry.
Pension rules now allow individuals to remain in drawdown for life. However, as you get older, or if your circumstances change, it is important to look at whether drawdown is still right for you.
As a result of tax advantage erosion, funds held within these types of trusts are now taxed in line with general trust rates.
The death benefits that can now be provided from SSASs and SIPPs are more tax-efficient and available to more classes of beneficiaries following the introduction of the Taxation of Pensions Act 2014 and the Finance Act 2015. This summarises the changes.
Limited companies may be liable to a Corporation Tax bill when selling commercial property. Similarly, an individual may incur a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) liability on corresponding gains.
A pension scam warning about how we saved two SSAS clients £100,000 without them doing anything - because our signature was needed to action the transaction.
Company assessment specialist AKG have awarded our SIPP business a rating of ‘B’ for the second consecutive year, meaning our financial strength has been deemed ‘strong’.
Our SIPP division, BW SIPP LLP, has taken on almost 10,000 SIPPs since 1 October, bringing the total now administered to more than 14,000.
A raffle held at the Barnett Waddingham staff Christmas party has helped to raise additional financial support for Crisis at Christmas – the charity that aims to end homelessness and help change people’s lives for the better.