The key thing is to properly gather all the information at an early stage, so that your lawyer can then advise you as to what your entitlement or exposure is going to be.

  1. Structure the divorce settlement in such a way that is tax effective.
  2. Ensure that you have all the details regarding any outstanding tax, such as PAYE or provisional tax in a company structure. Also ensure that disclosure of salaries of either party including bonuses have been made.
  3. Consult an accountant on the above issues to ensure that you obtain the proper entitlements.

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