UK Probate Fee Increases Scrapped

UK Probate Fee Increases Scrapped

Plans to introduce a sharp increase in UK probate fees have been scrapped by the Ministry of Justice as a direct consequence of the surprise snap general election in June 2017.   The new Government elected after the vote on 8th June will decide whether to press ahead with the controversial changes, dubbed ‘the death tax’, which raised the possibility…

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UK Government Postpone Non-Domicile Tax Changes

UK Government Postpone Non-Domicile Tax Changes

In a surprise move on 25th April, the UK Government announced that most of the tax changes announced in this year’s Finance Bill published on 20th March, will now be postponed. The reason given is that Parliament will not have sufficient time to scrutinise the Bill before the recess due to a General Election being called in on 8th June 2017….

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One month to go… UK Non-Domicile Tax Changes

One month to go… UK Non-Domicile Tax Changes

 Important Notice   You may have seen our recent newsletter which was sent in January 2017 on some recent UK tax changes which may affect you and your clients. If you haven’t seen our email newsletter or if you have previously unsubscribed, may we suggest you review this as we do send out important updates and notices via our newsletter which…

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Wednesday 25th January 2017 – Haydock Masterclass

Wednesday 25th January 2017 – Haydock Masterclass

We are hosting a presentation at Haydock Park Racecourse at 8.45am on 25th January 2017. The session will be finished by around 11.30/12pm. The content will include the following topics and be run in conjunction with Kuber Ventures Limited who will also present on EIS and BPR strategies and planning opportunities; Tax planning and structuring in the run up to…

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Merry Christmas from Everyone at The Fortress Group.

Merry Christmas from Everyone at The Fortress Group.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year!! 2017 is already looking to be an extremely busy and exciting time for all of us at The Fortress Group and we look forward to sharing this with you. Please Note: Our office will close for the Christmas period…

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An eventful 2016 for The Fortress Group

An eventful 2016 for The Fortress Group

We have featured in the December edition of Business 365 magazine, one of the Isle of Man business magazines, to showcase our 2016 activity as a group of companies. The article proudly mentions our recent additions to the Fortress team and celebrates those individuals who have received promotions in 2016. If you would like to read the full article, you…

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1st December 2016 – An alternative approach to IHT planning

Seminars in Knutsford and Preston. You are invited to attend one of two presentations we are running jointly with Platform provider Ascentric and IHT AIM Portfolio experts Blankstone Sington, on IHT mitigation and the use of BPR qualifying AIM shares in IHT planning.   The two sessions will take place on Thursday 1st December 2016; The presentations will cover key…

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