Logic Financial Services News

Deborah’s Digest

There have been a number of articles in the media recently about pension and tax issues.

Here’s what’s been reported, along with our Deborah’s take on them:

 

 

Use pensions to beat inheritance tax
Pensions can help you avoid inheritance tax bills, says the Mail. If you have a defined contribution pension plan, its

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Autumn round-up

This month – are you a net contributor to the state system? who takes the most out (and who pays the most in?);  capping energy bills and increasing rental income.

 

Rental cost soars
The amount of rent paid on residential properties in the year to June was £54 billion, says the Financial Times, having

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Harj’s Hearsay – property news

There have been a number of articles in the media recently about property issues, particularly around mortgage rates, wealthy and foreign investors and those looking to downsize later in life.

So here’s what’s been reported, along with Harj’s take on them:

 

 

Foreign landlords leave Britain
There has been sharp fall in the proportion of

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Owing tax in UK on money or assets abroad

In the last couple of years, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been getting more and more access to financial information about people’s overseas accounts and investments. This is thanks to agreements to increase global tax transparency and covers more than 100 jurisdictions worldwide.

 

HMRC therefore has unprecedented levels of information to

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Life at Logic – here’s Vicki

It had been over a year now since I joined the team at Logic so I am no longer the newbie. Susi and I now have our own separate office and have a lot of laughs while working very hard. My Northern Irish accent is usually at the centre of most

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Summer round-up

Childcare, property news, waiting longer for the State pension, student debt, care worries, losing out by not seeking help, fixing mortgage repayments, charitable donations on the up, and we’re not living as long as we thought we might!

All here – and more – in our Summer news round-up.

 

Summer childcare costs rise
The

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