Wisharts Law Blog

Pensions – the saga continues

SIPP member over 75 on or after 6th April 2015? Estate planning required! In June we speculated about what rate of tax the Chancellor would opt for as a charge on defined contribution pension funds in the event of the Read More…

The FATCA eagle is hovering over us

FATCA is the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. It is a US federal statute aimed at rooting out tax evasion by US individuals by placing reporting obligations on foreign financial institutions (FFIs) who MAY provide benefits to US citizens. As Read More…

Private Pensions – time for action?

Yesterday’s publication by H M Treasury of the result of their consultation on the reform of private pensions has clarified a number of areas where there was doubt about the effect of the changes outlined in the March Budget. In Read More…

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