2018-19 Guide to Year End Tax Planning: Get your tax affairs in order

Tax reliefs and allowances for individuals

We’ve provided a summary and tips for some of the key tax and financial planning areas which may be appropriate to certain taxpayers and should be considered prior to the end of the tax year on Friday 5 April 2019.

2018/19 Guide to Year End Tax Planning: Get your tax affairs in order

Tax planning might not sound very exciting, but it can have a dramatic effect on your personal finances. The UK tax system offers many different tax reliefs and allowances for individuals. Reviewing your tax affairs to ensure that available reliefs and exemptions have been utilised, together with future planning, could help to reduce a potential tax bill.

We’ve put together a summary of some key tax and financial planning areas which may be appropriate to certain taxpayers and should be considered prior to the end of the tax year.


Time to take stock of your finances and tax position?

Timing is often the key to successful outcomes when it comes to tax planning. The period leading up to the end of the tax year on 5 April 2019 is a prime time to take stock of your finances and tax position. There may be steps that will minimise your tax liability.

If you would like to review your situation or discuss the options available, please Mercier Allen. We look forward to hearing from you.

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