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HMRC publishes guidance on cryptocurrency taxation

15 January 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published guidance on how individuals possessing cryptoassets may be taxed.

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Government under fire for failure to check probate 'stealth tax' costs

15 January 2019

Government officials have not assessed the cost of administering probate for high value estates, despite plans to introduce increased charges, it has emerged. 

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PAS FAQ: How binding are my costs estimates?

14 January 2019

How far can the Senior Courts Costs Office (SCCO) exceed a costs estimate? The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service explains.

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Review of Mental Health Act calls for greater patient involvement in their care

14 December 2018

Mental health patients must be given greater choice and control when the outdated Mental Health Act 1983 is revised, says the Law Society.

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