The week on eprivateclient: JTC, PraxisIFM, Smith & Williamson and more...

17/08/2018 Will Sidery

A look at the top stories on eprivateclient this week…


According to UK accountancy firm, UHY Hacker Young, taxpayers are expected to reduce their inheritance tax (IHT) bills by 12 percent over the next year, or a record £710 million in 2017/18, through investments made in unlisted companies and other business assets


Women who choose to study law at Oxford University could earn an extra £26,062, according to data calculated by the Institute for Fiscal Studies and analysed by The Knowledge Academy


A law graduate who lived with her now former partner wins a legal fight that will leave her with half of a £1.7 million home despite the latter claiming that she had entirely funded both the home and their lavish lifestyle

Accountancy, investment management and tax group Smith & Williamson appoints former head of football at Barclays, Paul de la Salle, as an associate director in its sports, media and entertainment team


PraxisIFM makes its fifth acquisition in just ten months with the purchase of Isle of Man based Jeffcote Donnison’s trust and corporate administration business

UK law firm Edwin Coe warns that HMRC has begun writing to UK resident non domiciled (RND) taxpayers who have claimed the remittance basis of taxation


JTC agrees to acquire specialist Dutch fiduciary services provider Van Doorn as part of an organic acquisition strategy since its IPO earlier this year

According to new data from the ONS, the number of civil partnerships formed in England and Wales in 2017 totalled 908, an increase of two percent compared with 2016, representing the second annual increase since the introduction of same-sex marriages in 2013

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