Tax Blog

Inheritance Tax in the New Era

Inheritance Tax in the New Era: 2020   When Sajid Javid, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, hinted at the 2019 Conservative Party conference that scrapping inheritance tax ‘was on his mind’  he was merely taking his place in a long…
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The best way to gift cash to grandchildren?

It is often the way of things that those involved in inheritance tax planning overlook the simple and straightforward. Part of the reason undoubtedly lies in the discipline needed to make regular gifts over many years. For those who have…
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HMRC achieves a record levels of inheritance tax

There has been a 15% hike in the number of estates liable to pay inheritance tax in recent years and HMRC has been the beneficiary – to the tune of a record-breaking £5.4bn in 2018/19 According to figures released in…
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Capital Gains Tax overhaul ‘to raise £90bn’?

Bringing taxation on assets in line with the regime for income tax could raise £90bn over five years, according to a recent report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) which is calling for the removal of the capital…
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Inheritance Tax Unclear for Many People

Some 40% of people do not know how much money can be passed on free of inheritance tax (IHT), research from Zurich has found. Statistics from the provider also showed 36% of over 55s did not know how much they…
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‘Inheritance Tax Planning with Investment Property’

‘Inheritance Tax Planning with Investment Property’, is now available for you to download at absolutely no cost today, Tuesday 4th June, and for the next two days.  Simply go to Amazon Books and type in ‘Steve Parnham’ or follow this…
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