Whilst financial planning should ideally be an ongoing, year round activity, as the end of the tax year draws closer, it remains important to review your financial strategies and consider whether tax efficient changes could be made before the 5th April 2019.
From a personal perspective, it can start with making use of your personal allowance, ISA Investments and planning the timing of draw down on pension savings, while for businesses, particularly those that are owner managed, it is important to regularly revisit and discuss tax efficient remuneration planning. The level of salary, dividends, bonuses and pension contributions being made are key to ensuring the correct balance is achieved.
In addition managing your taxable profit by considering the allowable deductions for expenditure and ensuring efficient use of capital allowances are being made.
To help get your tax affairs in order, we've put together a checklist to help you plan for the end of the tax year.
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For further advice and information on tax-efficient planning up to 5 April 2019, please contact Sheen Stickland.