Is CGT payable on house sale?

Budget has raised new tax issues

Tax implications for same-sex partners

Equal marriage law about to come into effect

Thompson illustration

Transferring bare trusts to grandchildren

What are the tax implications and practical steps involved?

Can I track down my lost investments?

Steps to track down dividends and unclaimed shares

Should I put my property into a trust?

I would like my house to pass automatically to my daughter after my death

Roger Beale
©Roger Beale

Wine, art and jewels – and a big tax bill

Do I need to liase with trustees over sale of assets?

How can I get an annual income of £30,000?

Should I amalgamate my pensions into income drawdown?


Does my IHT nil-rate band include legacies?

How can I minimise IHT on legacies in my will?

Robert Thompson cartoon
©Robert Thompson

Can I challenge my late father’s will?

Is it possible to reinstate an old one?

RobertThompson cartoon

How can I minimise tax on rental income?

What expenses can I offset against tax?

Is farmland a sound investment?

Benefits not easy to secure

What does a ‘no-nup’ agreement cover?

How does it differ to a pre-nup agreement?

Must I report my nanny’s pay every week?

Pension contributions will also be payable

Am I at risk after non-dom rule changes?

I consulted a tax adviser in 2005, but have not done so since

Getting the picture on inheritance tax

How does the seven-year IHT threshold for gifts work?

Escaping the curse of IHT

We want to keep assets within the family

Your questions: How can I fix my salary payments?

I am domiciled in the UK but paid in euros

Should I overpay on my mortgage?

How can I bring down my payment over time?

Can I use my husband’s IHT allowance?

As my husband had no money, surely his ‘allowance’ is of no consequence?

Protecting my trust fund

I am about to get married and want to protect my family trust from future financial claims


E-mail your financial dilemmas to

We will not be able to reply to every E-mail but those questions we choose to include will be answered by relevant experts and used in the paper. Questions are answered on an anonymous basis.

This column appears in the Financial Times every Saturday.