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Non-Resident & Offshore Tax Planning
March 2014 - Non-Resident & Offshore Tax Planning

We are delighted to announce the publication of a brand new and completely revised edition of Non-Resident & Offshore Tax Planning

The guide contains full details of the new Statutory Residence Test and explains how non-residents can pay less income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax.

There are also several chapters devoted to tax planning for non-domiciled individuals and two chapters on using offshore companies and trusts.


How to Save Inheritance Tax
Jan 2014 - How to Save Inheritance Tax

We've just launched the 2014/15 edition of our ever popular tax planning guide: How to Save Inheritance Tax.

There have been major changes to IHT recently. The new edition contains fully updated guidance on the most popular planning techniques.


Using a Property Company to Save Tax
Aug 2013 - Using a Property Company to Save Tax

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new edition of
Using a Property Company to Save Tax.

A recent tax case means that it could now be possible to transfer many existing property businesses into a company and make enormous tax savings (running into hundreds of thousands of pounds in some cases).

Full details of this and other important changes in the latest edition.

How to Save Tax
April 2013 - How to Save Tax 2013/14 Edition

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new edition of
How to Save Tax 2013/14.

This comprehensive annual tax planning guide explains how to pay less income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. We are currently supplying a free PDF copy of this title with all orders.

How to Protect Your Child Benefit
January 2013 - How to Protect Your Child Benefit

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of How to Protect Your Child Benefit.

This guide explains how to hold onto your child benefit by transferring income to your spouse or partner and claiming more tax reliefs.

Carl Bayley
December 2012

We are delighted to congratulate our author Carl Bayley on being appointed Vice Chairman of the Tax Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

Congratulations Carl!

Small Business Tax Saving Tactics
October 2012 - Small Business Tax Saving Tactics

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of a new edition of Small Business Tax Saving Tactics.

This guide is essential reading for ALL sole traders and partnerships.

Salary vs Dividends
August 2012 - Salary versus Dividends

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of a new edition of Salary vs Dividends.

This guide is essential reading for ALL company owners.

Pension Magic
July 2012 - How to Avoid Property Tax

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of a new edition of How to Avoid Property Tax.

This guide is essential reading for ALL property investors.

Pension Magic
April 2012 - Pension Magic

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of Pension Magic.

This brand new guide shows you how to claim thousands of pounds of additional tax relief on your pension contributions and contains unique tax saving information for salary earners, small business owners and company directors.

Click Pension Magic to find out more.
Capital Allowances
January 2012 - Capital Allowances Guide

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of Capital Allowances.

Capital allowances can reduce your tax bill significantly when you spend money on property, cars, vans, computers and literally thousands of other business assets.

Click Capital Allowances to find out more.
Small Business Tax
December 2011 - Small Business Tax Saving Tactics

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of Small Business Tax Saving Tactics. This brand new, unique guide is essential reading for ALL self-employed business owners (sole traders, partnerships etc) who want to pay less tax.

Click Small Business Tax Saving Tactics to find out more.
January 2011 - Introducing our new 'Multiple Product Discounts'

We are delighted to introduce our unique 'Multiple Product Discount' policy.

This means that the more items you buy, the higher the discount you will receive. 2 items get 10% off, 3 items 15%, 4 items 20%, 6 items 30% and 8 items get a huge 40% discount!

These discounts are fully automated in our shopping cart, so its really easy to see just how much you are saving.

December 2009 - Taxcafe Celebrates 10th Birthday

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Taxcafe.co.uk was founded by Nick Braun and Aileen Smith in December 1999. Over the last 10 years the company has grown into one of the best-known tax publishing companies in the UK and has won a string of business awards.

Taxcafe is best known for publishing plain-English tax guides for “non-accountants”, including business owners, landlords and property investors, expatriates and anyone else wanting to pay less tax.

First and foremost we would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers, many of whom refer Taxcafe to their family and friends.

And, of course, we would like to thank our employees and authors for their vital contribution to making Taxcafe a success.

Nick Braun and Aileen Smith
Founders, Taxcafe.co.uk

Furnished Holiday Lets
November 2009 - Furnished Holiday Lets

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of our Furnished Holiday Lets Tax Guide. The tax rules for furnished holiday lets are changing in 2010. This unique guide tells you what you should do NOW to save tax before it is too late.

Click Furnished Holiday Lets Tax Guide to find out more

 

Beat the Recession
June 2009 - New Guide: How to Beat the Recession

Taxcafe is pleased to announce the launch of How to Beat the Recession. This brand new guide shows you how to make a lot more money during the recession. A great resource for anyone looking to safeguard their business during the current economic downturn.

Click here for more details

Business Tax Saver
March 2009 - Business Tax Saver

Taxcafe is delighted to announce the launch of Business Tax Saver, the UK's first plain-English tax saving publication for small and medium businesses.

Click Business Tax Saver to find out more

 

Taxcafe Accept Paypal
August 2008 - Pay by Paypal

Taxcafe have teamed up with Paypal to give our customers the ability to purchase their tax guides through Paypal. PayPal is a safe, fast and easy way to pay online.

 

Master Capital Gains Tax in 2 Hours
April 2008 - Master Capital Gains Tax in 2 Hours

Master Capital Gains Tax in 2 Hours - This brand new tax saving DVD launches our new line of exciting DVD products. This innovative new tax saving DVD is the most enjoyable and easy way to learn how to pay less capital gains tax on your property investments.

 

How to Avoid Property Tax
November 2007 - New Edition of How to Avoid Property Tax

How to Avoid Property Tax - This updated guide explains all relevant tax changes from the October 2007 Pre-Budget Report and March 2007 Budget. How to Avoid Property Tax is completely up-to-date and contains dozens of examples and tax planning tips. More info

 

The Property Investor Show
September 2007 - The Property Investor Show

From the 21st to the 23rd of September we will be exhibiting at The Property Investor Show, ExCel Centre, London. Why not come along, meet the team and browse our tax advice guides!

2007 Tax Guides
April 2007 - Taxcafe's New Guides

Taxcafe is committed to providing you the latest, most up-to-date tax information. This is why our tax guides are updated and improved every year after the Budget.

The 2007 editions of ALL our unique tax guides are now available, click here to view the list.

Tax-Free Property Investment
March 2007 - New Tax-Free Property Investment Guide

This brand new guide explains how to double your property investment returns by using a variety of powerful tax shelters. The book tells you everything you need to know about real estate investment trusts (REITs), property pensions (SIPPs) and property ISAs.

 

Εlliott Ηenderson
February 2007 - Customer Service Representative

All at Taxcafe would like to extend a warm welcome to Εlliott Ηenderson. Elliott is Taxcafe's main customer service representative and is always available during office hours to deal with any queries you may have. He is also involved in the promotion of the website.

Νeil Νewman
January 2007 - New Team Member

Taxcafe would like to give a warm welcome to Νeil Νewman. Νeil is assistant to the Managing Director. He is involved in the promotion of the website as well as being available to answer customer service queries.

New!! How to Profit from Student Property
November 2006 - New Student Property Investment Guide

How to Profit from Student Property - This brand new book tells you everything you need to know about building a highly profitable student property portfolio.

The guide takes you step by step through the entire process of finding and buying the best student properties, doing them up to the required standard, attracting students and managing tenancies. More info
The Property Investor Show
September 2006 - The Property Investor Show

From the 22nd to the 24th of September we will be exhibiting at The Property Investor Show, ExCel Centre, London. Why not come along, meet the team and browse our tax advice guides!

New 2006 editions out now!
August 2006 - New 2006 Editions Out Now!

At Taxcafe we are committed to providing you with only the very latest, most up-to-date tax information. This is why our tax guides are updated and improved every year after the Budget.

The 2006 editions of ALL our unique tax guides are now available, click here to view a list.

 

 

 

March 2006 - Taxcafe Wins International Business Award

The award, sponsored by Rolls Royce, recognises Taxcafe's commitment to customer satisfaction while adopting a professional and proactive approach to overseas business.

 

International Business Award

Taxcafe founders Nick Braun and Aileen Smith

February 2006 - Two Exciting New Products

Tax Planning for Couples. How married and unmarried couples can save thousands in income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and national insurance using a variety of powerful tax planning techniques.

How to Profit from Off-plan Property.This unique new book tells you everything you need to know about investing in off-plan and new-build property.

How to Profit from Off-plan Property - Click here for more information
Taxcafe Affiliate Programme
October 2005 - Taxcafe Launches Unique Affiliate Programme

We are very pleased to announce that we have just launched our brand new affiliate programme, which offers very generous commissions for selling our award-winning products.

Affiliates are provided with their own customized Tax Bookshop to link to from their own website. They are also provided with various marketing and selling tools to help them promote their Tax Bookshop, and can track sales in real time.

 

 

 

September 2005 - Taxcafe Wins Major Ecommerce Award

At a recent awards ceremony in Edinburgh, Taxcafe was crowned Overall Winner at the Scottish E-commerce Awards 2005.

The awards, sponsored by the Department of Trade & Industry, recognise those companies which offer the best customer service, offer something unique online and make best use of internet technology.

With over 20,000 customers in over 80 countries the judges were unanimous in their decision to make Taxcafe the overall winner.

Taxcafe founder Nick Braun and Aileen Smith receive the award from Ajaz Ahmed, founder of Freeserve.

Taxcafe founder Nick Braun and Aileen Smith receive the award from Ajaz Ahmed, founder of Freeserve.

Scottish Enterprise
June 2005 - Enterprising Scotland Awards 2005

We are pleased to announce that Taxcafe is a finalist in the Enterprising Scotland E-business Award 2005, awarded by Scottish Enterprise.

 

 

Taxcafe Awarded E-Business of the Year
April 2005 - Taxcafe Awarded E-business of the Year!

We are extremely proud to announce that Taxcafe has been given the Award for E-business in the Fife Business Awards 2005, awarded by Scottish Enterprise. This award recognises our commitment to implementing E-business technologies to improve customer satisfaction.

Happy 5th Birthday Taxcafe!
December 2004 - Taxcafe Celebrates its Fifth Birthday

Taxcafe.co.uk celebrates its 5th birthday this month! The website was founded in 1999 by myself and Dr Aileen Smith, with the aim of publishing affordable plain English tax information for investors and business owners and also IFAs and accountants.

 

 

 

From humble beginnings Taxcafe has grown to become one of the most popular tax websites in Britain. Our tax guides have been shipped to 71 countries including China, Columbia, the Falkland Islands, Romania, Swaziland and Uzbekistan. And almost 2,000 people have used our popular tax Question & Answer service.

I would like to thank all those who have helped us make the website what it is today, including our fantastic staff, our authors and tax experts, our advisers at Scottish Enterprise and our families for their tremendous encouragement and support. I would also like to thank my mentor, Martin Spring, who introduced me to the exciting world of tax publishing way back in 1989. First and foremost I would like to thank our customers without whom every business is just a pipedream.

You can expect lots of exciting new tax-saving products from Taxcafe next year and I would like to wish you all a peaceful and prosperous 2005.

Nicholas Braun
Nick Braun PhD
co-founder Taxcafe.co.uk

 

Business Gateway
November 2004 - Team Member Receives Award

We would like to congratulate Taxcafe team member Laura McDonald, who was presented with the Business Gateway Award for Enterprise at her recent graduation ceremony. Well Done Laura!

 

 

Cover of 'Retire Rich with a Property Pension'
November 2004 - New Guide is Launched

We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new guide this month, "Retire Rich with a Property Pension". Written by Taxcafe's own managing director Nick Braun PhD, this guide will tell you everything you need to know about property pensions,including how to buy property at a 40% discount and how you could end with over 70% more property income.
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The Property Investor Show
September 2004 - The Property Investor Show

From the 17th to the 19th of September we will be exhibiting at The Property Investor Show, ExCel Centre, London. Why not come along and meet some of our authors while browsing our tax advice guides!

 

 

Cover of 'How to Avoid Stamp Duty'
August 2004 - New Tax Advice Guide is Launched

"How to Avoid Stamp Duty" By Russell Eaton is launched this month. This guide shows you how to significantly reduce or even eliminate your stamp duty bill whether you are a buy-to-let investor or simply looking to buy a new home.

 

 

Laura
Aaron
July 2004 - Team Members Achieve Their Degrees

We would like to congratulate our web developers, Aaron and Laura , on their successful completion of their BSc Multimedia Development.

 

 

June 2004 - Manchester Property Investor Show


Property Investor Show

From the 18th to the 20th of June we'll be exhibiting at the Property Investor Show North at the G-Mex Centre in Manchester. We'll also be doing tax seminars at the show and you can meet and chat to our tax experts and browse our tax guides at Stand 25. Hope to see you there!

 

Gordon Graham - Taxcafe's new customer service representative
May 2004 - New Customer Service Representative

All at Taxcafe would like to extend a warm welcome to Gordon Graham, our new customer service representative. If you have any enquiries about our products feel free to contact us on (01592) 560081.

 

 

Scottish Enterprise
March 2004 - Fife Business Awards 2004

We are proud to announce that Taxcafe UK Ltd is a finalist in the Fife Business Awards 2004, awarded by Scottish Enterprise.