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Top Tip Tuesday #100 – Who Picks It Up?

At a recent conference with around 1300 UK business owners – just like you – the host played out the recordings of several calls that his team had made earlier that week.

What is a gift and how does it impact Inheritance Tax?

A gift is anything that has value, such as money, household and personal goods, property, stocks and shares listed on a Stock Exchange, and unlisted shares held for less than two years before death.

Inheritance Tax: Thresholds and allowances

Inheritance Tax (IHT) can be a difficult concept to comprehend. To put it simply, IHT is a tax that is paid upon an estate of someone who has died, however, it does not apply to all estates.

Lessons to be learnt: Effective estate planning

After a celebrity passes away, the world often learns more about how well or poorly they have planned for the distribution of their estate, leaving behind valuable lessons about estate planning that we can all learn from.

What can go wrong with DIY probate?

The DIY (do it yourself) probate approach means taking on the full legal and financial responsibility to administer a loved one’s estate yourself.

MOST WANTED WINES CELEBRATES A STAYCATION SUMMER WITH ON THE RUN CAN TOUR

Most Wanted Wines is heading to Hastings Pier on 21st and 22nd August.

What to do when someone dies

When a loved one passes away, there are a number of tasks that need to be considered and it can be a daunting process knowing where to start.

The rules of intestacy

07 July 2021 13:49

When someone dies without a Will, they are said to have died “intestate” and their estate must be distributed following the rules of intestacy.

Common concerns on virtual Will witnessing

At the end of September 2020, an amendment to the Wills Act 1837 came into force which extended the word ‘presence’ to include digital presence, allowing Wills to be witnessed via video throughout the pandemic period.

Selecting the Executor(s) of your Will

For many families, discussions about death are difficult to digest and for those who manage to have the conversation, it’s often an uncomfortable one to have.

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