Record IHT receipts for the 8th year running

According to recently issued Government statistics, Inheritance Tax (IHT) receipts hit a record high of £5.2bn in the 2017/18 tax year. This is a year-on-year increase of 8% (£400m) on the £4. More

Inheritance Tax Simplification

The legislation relating to Inheritance Tax (IHT) and particularly its interaction with Trusts is particularly complex. More

Tax Planning & the Family Home

Tax Planning & the Family Home – Take care to avoid disastrous tax results! (Register here for our IHT & Probate planning seminar on 1st March) As the fear of Inheritance Tax (IHT) increasingly grips. More

Why accountants are better placed to deal with probate

Over the last few months or so whilst we have been finalising our application to the ICAEW for a probate licence we have discussed how we can offer this new service to our existing clients. More

Mitigating inheritance tax

  Recently published government statistics have shown that increasing house prices have increased the amount received in inheritance tax.  During the year ended 5 April 2016, receipts from inheritance tax rose from £3. More