Residential Nil Rate Band – Inheritance Tax Relief Increase

Within the Summer Budget 2015 was the announcement that the government was introducing an additional ‘nil rate band’. The nil rate band, currently at £325,000, is the amount that an individual can have in their estate when they die before inheritance tax (‘IHT’) is chargeable. Anything above this amount will be taxed at 40% for

Free Seminar: End of life issues: Probate, Inheritance Tax, Care Fees, and Estate Planning

DATE: TUESDAY 25TH MARCH TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: EALING GOLF CLUB, PERIVALE LANE, GREENFORD, UB6 8TS Actress Marlene Dietrich once observed that: ‘When you’re dead, you’re dead. That’s it’. However, that ‘it’ is far from final if you’re an Executor or Personal Representative of a deceased person’s estate. Reluctant as we

Free Seminar: Understanding Probate and Inheritance Tax

DATE: TUESDAY 26TH NOVEMBER TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATION FOR A 6PM START VENUE: EALING GOLF CLUB, PERIVALE LANE, GREENFORD, UB6 8TS Our specialist solicitors Ben Davies and Geoff Randall shall be addressing many of the most pertinent issues surrounding Probate and Inheritance Tax during our forthcoming seminar, including: Probate: • What is Probate, and what are

Inheritance Tax

What is Inheritance Tax? Benjamin Franklin once wrote that there are only two certainties in life namely ‘death and taxes’. It can therefore be agued that all forms of death tax are the fiscal synthesise of these two unavoidable ‘certainties’ that we all face at some point in time. The first death tax, Legacy Duty,