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Tax and working from home

Janette Burns
QUESTION: I have a very long commute to work every day and my duties often involve me working late into the evenings so I regularly take a lot of work home with me.

Pension peril for the stay at home parent

Michael Kennedy
Are you a stay at home mum? If you are, or even a stay at home dad, then, much as we love our children, they could be seriously damaging your wealth, in terms of your pension.

The surge of socially responsible investing

Peter McGahan
STANDING next to a plaque in the pure silent outback of Australia, the statement opened with ‘when the first Europeans came here…” with no mention of the indigenous people who had lived there for 45,000 years before.

(Dis)orderly Brexit, (dis)orderly investments

Peter McGahan
SO what’s likely to happen to my investments particularly in light of the 2018 market downturn and a Brexit deal? Last year was torrid for most investors with virtually no equity markets producing a positive return.

Firm foundations for a new tax relief

Feargal McCormack
QUESTION: Can you explain to me the new capital allowances relief announced in Budget 2018? ANSWER: One of the few surprises in Budget 2018 was the introduction with immediate effect of a new class of capital allowances – Structure and Buildings Allowances (SBAs).

The pensions epidemic

Michael Kennedy
DO you have a final salary pension? Yes? Then this article is essential reading for you.

The dividend versus bonus debate

Janette Burns
QUESTION: I’ve decided to pay my employees and shareholders a January bonus or a dividend as a thank you for all their hard work in 2018.

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