Ten tax planning points to raise with clients

TAX PLANNING

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Tim Hills, financial planner at JLT Wealth Management, runs through the key tax discussions you need to have with your clients...

Most clients have ample opportunity to keep more of their hard-earned wealth, using well established and non-contentious plans that will never appear on HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) radar. But how many clients use all that is available to them? The following are some questions that may be useful to use with new clients, as well as to reinforce and refine plans for existing clients. 1 Rates Do you both pay the same rate of income tax? If not, is it possible to rebalance incomes so that this can be achieved, thereby making the most of the available personal (and age) allowances? ...

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