Stephanie Webber

Stephanie Webber

Stephanie Webber ACA CTA is a tax writer at Croner-i, specialising in writing in-depth and commentary on capital gains tax, inheritance tax, and trusts and pensions as well as preparing case reports for tribunal and court decisions. She is also involved in writing new modules and updating existing material for the Croner-i Tax Workflow service. Following a career in tax training and several years back in practice, where her main focus was owner-managed businesses and high net worth individuals, she spent a number of years freelance writing about specialised tax issues before joining Croner-i in 2018.


Tax / Capital gains tax on property: 6 April changes

From April 2020 an overhaul of capital gains tax (CGT) will see payment deadlines shortened, reduction of final period exemption and reform of lettings relief. Stephanie Webber CTA, tax writer at Croner-I, analyses the key changes in the context of relevant rulings at tax tribunal

Tax / HMRC manuals: challenging the guidance

HMRC’s internal guidance manuals have been available to taxpayers since 1994, but can still be challenged in the courts and can be wrong on occasion, warns Stephanie Webber, tax writer at Croner-i 

Tax / Investors’ relief – how to reduce capital gains tax liability

Stephanie Webber, tax writer at Croner-i, explains how to use capital gains tax (CGT) relief of up to £1m on gains by taking advantage of the reduced tax rate using investors’ relief, effective from April 2019, highlighting potential pitfalls and interplay with entrepreneurs' relief

Tax / Entrepreneurs' relief and disposal of shares

When claiming entrepreneurs' relief on disposal of shares it is important to ensure that the definition of personal company falls within HMRC's parameters. Stephanie Webber ACA CTA, tax writer at Croner-i, explains 

Tax / Tax compliance and loss relief for worthless assets

Stephanie Webber ACA CTA examines the tax compliance issues for assets that have become worthless, considering capital gains tax liability, tangible and intangible assets, negligible value claims and crystallising losses under Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992

Tax / Indirect disposals of UK land bring non-residents into CGT

Changes to the capital gains tax (CGT) rules on sales of land mean that non-UK residents will be captured by the CGT regime for the first time from April 2019, raising complex tax compliance issues, explains Stephanie Webber CTA, tax writer at Croner-i

Tax / What’s changing: CGT overhaul for non-residents

Capital gains tax is being extended to non-residents for gains arising from property and land sales in the UK from April 2019. Stephanie Webber ACA CTA, specialist tax writer at Croner-i, examines the draft rules and potential pitfalls 

Tax / Trusts and non doms: toughening the inheritance tax rules

The use of excluded property trusts by non-doms for tax planning purposes under Inheritance Tax Act 1984, s48(3) (IHTA 1984) is a well-accepted route, but now the old established rules have been overturned with tougher inheritance tax rules introduced in Finance Act (No. 2) 2017. Stephanie Webber CTA, tax writer at Croner-i explains