Tax Blog

Whither Inheritance Tax? Big Changes in 2018 ???

Inheritance tax (IHT) has been around for more than 300 years. In its current form, it replaced the old Capital Transfer Tax, which had been developed with a philosophical basis – to protect the poor by deliberately redistributing inherited wealth…
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GDPR & 25th May

A very good afternoon, As you may already be aware, new digital privacy regulations will be introduced on 25th May relating to General Data Protection (GDPR). I need your consent to send you email communications, particularly those relating to my…
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UK wealthy struggle to understand inheritance tax

More than two thirds of UK individuals with assets of more than £325,000 do not know their estate may be liable for an inheritance tax bill, according to research by Canada Life. The annual research by Canada Life, called the IHT…
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HMRC nets record £5.3bn in inheritance tax

HMRC collected a record £5.3bn in inheritance tax in the year to February 2018, according to private client law firm Wilsons. The revenue authority’s inheritance tax take increased by 13% compared to the £4.7 billion collected in 2016/17. Wilsons said…
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Ken Dodd – ”Self -Assessment, I invented that”

The Last Laugh? Two days before his death the comedian married long-term partner Anne Jones, with whom he had shared his Liverpool home for the past 40 years. While the couple were reportedly delighted to have finally tied the knot,…
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