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11 Jan 2019

Welcome to Prime Wealth

Posted by - Glen Callow

18 Sep 2018

Lifetime Cashflow Planning

Posted by - Glen Callow

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23 Jan 2019

Pensions Tax Planning for High Earners

Posted by - Glen Callow

If you are a high-earner and feel you are paying more and more tax, you are not alone. More than one in seven income tax payers are taxed at the higher, additional or top rate and they pay about two thirds of all income tax. This guide explores a key tax planning opportunity: making pension contributions. Pension contributions qualify for tax relief at your highest rate, which may be 40% or 45%. The effective rate of relief could be up to 60%, or even higher, if your pension contributions help you to avoid the withdrawal of child benefit or your personal allowance.

23 Jan 2019

Year End Tax Planning 2018/19

Posted by - Glen Callow

There are many different reliefs and allowances to take advantage of throughout the tax year. As the year-end approaches this guide offers some advice on the core opportunities you should be thinking about. With tips affecting income and investment, for couples, company directors and employees, there will be something for everyone. We also have some essential tips for those making their estate plans. The advice included here forms the base of a good financial plan for the year.

24 Sep 2018

You and Yours - Estate Planning

Posted by - Glen Callow

All too often, people put off estate planning. This is understandable as, rather than preparing for the here and now, it requires you to consider what will happen when your life is over, hardly something most of us rush to contemplate. Consequently, estate planning often becomes, and all too often remains, a do-it-tomorrow task. When it could suddenly become all-important… it might be too late. After all, accidents and illnesses do happen.

21 Sep 2018

The Bank of Mum and Dad

Posted by - Glen Callow

Parents have always supported their children in lots of different ways. These days, growing numbers of parents see their adult children struggling to build up enough in savings to put down the deposit on a house or to afford to move up from a first home to something larger. And, understandably, many parents want to do what they can to support their children financially with house purchase. This could be through a gift, a loan, helping with a guarantee when a mortgage is taken out or a range of other routes.

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2 Apr 2019

Auto-enrolment around the corner

Posted by - Glen Callow

With auto-enrolment pension contributions set to rise from April, millions of UK employees will experience a decrease in their take-home pay...

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2 Apr 2019

Tax the rich

Posted by - Glen Callow

Most people living in advanced economies want to see their government increase taxes on the rich, and almost 40% would be willing to pay ext...

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