Latest Tax News & Blogs

At Knill James LLP we like to keep you informed and up-to-date with our interesting and insightful communications. Look no further for your regular updates on the latest Corporate Tax news, with comment and analysis from our team of experts.

15 Jul 2024

Who needs to make a Will?

The short answer to this question is almost everybody because there are many benefits of having a Will, both for you and your loved ones.

20 Jun 2024

What are the tax benefits for investors of the government’s EIS and SEIS schemes?

Jamie Bird and Emily Gahagan from the Knill James Tax team look at the tax reliefs available to individual investors in HMRC’s venture capital initiatives.

01 May 2024

Knill James announces promotion of Jamie Bird to Tax Partner

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Jamie Bird to Tax Partner. Jamie joined Knill James in September 2015 and, with over 15 years’ experience in tax and accounting, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role.

16 Apr 2024

Taper relief – a commonly misunderstood inheritance tax relief

If you make an outright gift of cash or an asset to a person, then you must survive for seven years from the date of making the gift for it to be completely free of inheritance tax (IHT). If not, the gifts you made in the seven-year period before you passed away are now chargeable to inheritance tax. However, there may be some exemptions and reliefs available to minimise any inheritance tax exposure.

09 Apr 2024

Knill James shortlisted for the 2024 national Tolley’s Tax Awards

The prestigious Tolley's Taxation Awards celebrate excellence and exceptional achievement in the UK's tax profession. We are therefore thrilled to share the news that we have been selected as a finalist for the Best Single Office Tax Practice in 2024.

07 Mar 2024

A rather underwhelming pre-election Budget

Not surprisingly, the last Conservative Government Budget ahead of a General Election appears to be rather underwhelming. Much play was made in the media before the Budget Statement of possible pre-election handouts, but Jeremy Hunt’s ‘fiscal headroom’, the economic case for tax cuts, has remained limited.

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