It’s not unusual for parties to a contract to want the written agreement to cover a period before it’s actually signed.
‘It is quite likely that these further changes will be included in the second Finance Bill 2017, and would then take effect from 6 April 2018’, said Vos.‘These further changes will need to be factored into any planning that is being considered’.You can ask your council for a Housing Benefit decision to be reconsidered.If you’re unhappy with the response you can appeal the decision.'Today's announcement, including the publication of amended draft legislation, brings some welcome certainty both to non-doms and to their advisors.' ‘Most people have been refraining from taking any action until it became clear whether or not the government would press ahead with the amendments and, if so, when the changes would take effect,’ Vos said.
‘However, as we have already discovered, nobody can be certain what the position will be until the legislation is actually passed, and so it is likely that many people will continue to defer taking final decisions until the summer Finance Act becomes law – hopefully, in early Autumn.’ There are more changes on the horizon for non-doms and offshore trusts that have been announced but were not included in the .
Moreover, all policies originally due to start from April 2017 will be effective from that date.
Those policies include the much-debated non-domicile taxation reforms, concerning inheritance tax for deemed domiciles and overseas property held in offshore structures.
Contact Jobcentre Plus to claim Housing Benefit along with your application for the following benefits: You usually can’t get Universal Credit and Housing Benefit at the same time (unless you’re in certain kinds of supported housing).
You can get help paying for housing with your Universal Credit payment instead. You can claim in advance by up to 13 weeks (or 17 weeks if you’re aged 60 or over), for example if you’re moving. You might also be able to get your claim backdated - ask your council.
The sudden withdrawal left practitioners uncertain as to whether or not – should the non-dom changes be introduced at a later date – they would be backdated with effect from April 2017, or pushed back to next year.