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Financial Planning
September 2020
Supporting younger generations
Financial Planning
September 2020
Giving grandchildren financial security is an important goal for many If you are a grandparent, it’s natural to want to help out the family. And if you’re able to give a financial boost – whether it’s a loan or a gift – to the younger generation, it can be enormously rewarding for you too. Read full article
Estate Planning
August 2020
Preserving your wealth
Estate Planning
August 2020
Developing a clear plan for your wealth and property Whether you have earned your wealth, inherited it or made shrewd investments, you will want to ensure that as little of it as possible ends up in the hands of the taxman and that it can be enjoyed by you, your family and your intended beneficiaries. Read full article
Inheritance Tax
August 2020
Inheritance Tax
Inheritance Tax
August 2020
Passing assets tax-efficiently to the next generation Making provision for your loved ones after you have gone is an essential part of managing your estate and assets. Death and taxes can’t be avoided, but with careful planning you can pass on your assets to your loved ones so that they can benefit from them in the most tax-efficient way. Read full article
Estate Planning
May 2020
Preserving your legacy
Estate Planning
May 2020
How to keep your wealth in the family Are you worried about leaving an inheritance to your loved ones and then having them pay tax on your legacy? No one likes to think about a time when they won’t be here, but unfortunately the reality is that some people aren’t prepared financially. Read full article
Tax Planning
March 2020
Top 4 tips for good tax planning
Tax Planning
March 2020
What should I consider before the end of this tax year? The end of the 2019/20 tax year is fast approaching, and there are a number of valuable allowances and reliefs that will be lost if they are not used before the deadline. Read full article
Inheritance Tax
February 2020
Inheritance Tax
Inheritance Tax
February 2020
How do you leave a legacy which serves your family’s best interests? Will you be one of the thousands of households in Britain that will have to pay Inheritance Tax? What’s the best way to avoid it? If you’re administering an estate because someone has died, how do you obtain probate? Is it ever possible to retrospectively minimise an estate’s tax liabilities? Read full article
Inheritance Tax
November 2019
Inheritance Tax
Inheritance Tax
November 2019
  Passing assets efficiently to the next generation No one wants to think about their hard-earned wealth going to waste after they die. It’s up to you to decide who gets what. The people who could benefit from your estate include your partner or spouse, children and other family members, friends, and charities. Family dynamics are complex, but they tend to be the main beneficiaries. Read full article
Inheritance Tax
October 2019
Residence nil-rate band
Inheritance Tax
October 2019
  How to apply the additional threshold The Inheritance Tax residence nil-rate band (RNRB) came into effect on 6 April 2017. The RNRB provides an additional nil-rate band where an individual dies on or after 6 April 2017, owning a residence which they leave to direct descendants. During the 2019/20 tax year, the maximum RNRB available is £150,000. This rises in £175,000 in 2020/21, after which it will be indexed in line with the Consumer Prices Index. Read full article
Inheritance Tax
October 2019
Making financial gifts
Inheritance Tax
October 2019
  Passing on your assets effectively whilst you’re alive Some people like to transfer some of their assets whilst they are alive – these are known as ‘lifetime transfers’. Whilst we are all free to do this whenever we want, it is important to be aware of the potential implications of such gifts with regard to Inheritance Tax. The two main types are potentially exempt transfers (PETs) and chargeable lifetime transfers (CLTs). Read full article
Uncategorized
September 2019
Making a Will
Uncategorized
September 2019
  Secure more of your wealth for your loved ones If a person wants to be sure their wishes will be met after they die, then it’s important to have a Will. A Will is the only way to make sure savings and possessions forming an estate go to the people and causes that the person cares about. Unmarried partners, including same-sex couples who don’t have a registered civil partnership, have no right to inherit if there is no Will. Another of the main reasons for drawing up a Will is to mitigate a potential Inheritance Tax liability. Read full article

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