FROM THE PAPERS
Synopsis: Short summaries of articles we think you will find useful from some of the weekends broadsheets. At the end of each summary is a link to take you directly to the relevant article. Please see Helpful Hints at the end of the bulletin.
Date posted: Monday, June 09, 2014
Financial Times:” HMRC proposes major reform to tax on trusts”. HM Revenue & Customs has proposed limiting the amount that individuals can transfer tax-free into trusts in an attempt to clamp down on the use of multiple trusts to avoid inheritance tax.
The Times:” A tax-free reward for doing good “. New charity bonds that can be held in an Isa and will pay a fixed income of around 4 per cent a year while providing finance for good causes look set to be heavily oversubscribed after policymakers again voted this week to hold the base rate at its record low, condemning savers to further misery with banks paying paltry returns.
1. LINKS TO ARTICLES:
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2. REQUIREMENT TO SUBSCRIBE TO SITES:
As some Opus Gold users will be aware, many of the broadsheet newspapers that are traditionally covered in our From the Papers bulletin, are changing (or have changed) their free online access to articles.
Currently the Financial Times and Weekend Financial Times only allows access to view 8 articles a month free, then requiring the user to subscribe to their online service. From 1 July 2010 The Times, Saturday Times and Sunday Times articles are no longer available for free online. Instead a daily or monthly fee will have to be paid to access the articles.
We are aware of the inconvenience this will cause to our users. Unfortunately, due to the stringent copyright rules enforced by the newspapers we are not allowed to copy the articles onto our bulletin to make them available to Opus Gold users, thus our only option is to put a direct link to the article on the newspapers own website.
Although we will continue to produce From the Papers bulletins linking to these articles, users should be aware that access to many will now be blocked unless a personal subscription to the newspapers site is taken.
Once again we apologise for this inconvenience but this is something outside of our control.
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