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Here we discuss the Year-End Tax Planning strategies to consider before 5th April 2024.


Welcome to our Guide to Year-End Tax Planning.

Have you recently evaluated your personal tax situation? Is your tax structure optimised for efficiency?

As we approach the end of the tax year on 5 April 2024, it presents an ideal opportunity to assess and leverage the various allowances and reliefs available to enhance your tax profile.

Allocating time for this review can provide valuable insight into potential opportunities for you and your family.

The vast scope and complexity of the UK tax system may seem daunting. However, navigating it with careful planning can lead to significant financial benefits.

Understanding your tax affairs is key to maximising your wealth and ensuring your financial future. Future legislation could result in changes to tax law, which may require adjustments to your plans.

Take advantage of potential reliefs or allowances.


However, the tax landscape has witnessed considerable changes, making the situation more challenging for taxpayers and investors alike.

As we near the end of the 2023/24 tax year, every taxpayer should understand the importance of this date and consider their tax position.

Furthermore, 5 April 2024 marks the end of your personal earnings year. Knowing your yearly income will help you understand your tax band and ensure you take advantage of potential reliefs or allowances.

The current tax year officially ends on 5 April 2024. The following day, 6 April 2024, ushers in the 2024/25 tax year.

So, as the tax year-end approaches, we’ve provided some planning tips to consider:

  1. Marriage allowances
  2. Employee tax reliefs
  3. Trading and property allowances
  4. Individual savings accounts (ISAs) allowances
  5. Junior savings accounts (JISAs) allowances
  6. The lifetime ISA
  7. Pension contributions
  8. ‘Carry forward’ rules
  9. Capital gains tax allowances
  10. Dividend allowances
  11. Gifting for estate planning
  12. Other available allowances

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