Post Budget Update – What's in it for you? Edinburgh Solicitors Blair Cadell are here to help

Income tax - personal allowance will rise to £9,205 from April 3013.  However, the basic rate band threshold will be reduced to £41,450, pushing more taxpayers into higher rate. Pensioners aged 65 and over currently receive age-related allowances of £10,500.  These will...

10 plus 1 things to expect in tomorrow's budget...

The start of reducing the 50% tax band.  Probably to 45% from April 2013 and then back to 40% the following year. Acceleration in raising the personal allowance limit to £10,000 per annum. We're unlikely to see a "mansion tax" (on properties...

5th April tax deadline checklist

Before 5th April it's a good idea to review your investments and finances to ensure that all available reliefs have been utilised.  The following are some pointers: Top up your ISA investments - the current maximum limits are £10,680.  This can be...

Q1: Edinburgh estate agents explain the year so far... in property

In line with many indicators we have seen a much busier opening to the year than 2011. Sales are up almost 18% year on year which is very encouraging, whilst we have also seen an increase in 1st time buyer properties being...