Inheritance Tax

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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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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IHT tax receipts breaks records again hitting £5.4bn

Inheritance tax receipts have increased to a record £5.4 billion in the 2018/19 tax year according to HM Revenue and Customs figures published in late April. Receipts increased by around £160 million in just a year from £5.2 billion in…
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Reform of Inheritance Tax System???

Chancellor Philip Hammond wrote to the Office of Tax Simplification in January last year asking it to review inheritance tax. In a report published in November 2018, the OTS recommended the government implement a fully integrated digital system for IHT….
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