All articles tagged with inheritance.


    Jan 15

    One of life's unpleasant facts

    Protecting your assets to give your family lasting benefits in an uncertain world Inheritance Tax (IHT) in the UK is a subject that was once something that only affected very wealthy people. It may be one of life's unpleasant facts but today it affe...


    Nov 14

    New intestacy rules aim to make things simpler and clearer

    Why the consequences could be far-reaching for you and your loved ones Significant changes to existing intestacy rules came into force on 1 October 2014 in England and Wales, with the aim of making things simpler and clearer. The consequences could ...


    Sep 14

    Do you know your Inheritance Tax numbers?

    How to UNLOCK your assets from unnecessary tax £325,000The first £325,000 value of your estate is called the 'Nil Rate Band' because although it is taxable to Inheritance Tax (IHT), it is taxed at 0% (tax year 2014/15). <...


    Sep 14

    Wealth planning strategy comes under scrutiny

    Concerns a tax planning arrangement was being abused HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that new proposals for a single nil rate Inheritance Tax (IHT) band for trusts will not be applied to existing trust arrangements, where no further assets are added or variations made to that trust. Multiple trusts<...