Some Ways to Reduce Your IHT liability

We are unable to avoid paying Inheritance Tax, however, it is possible to reduce your IHT Liability by making use of certain tax planning tools. One extremely effective way of reducing your exposure to IHT is by making gifts during your lifetime.

Inheritance Tax: The Changing Nil-Rate Band

The recent 2015 summer budget announced that the Conservative government wish to reduce the burden of Inheritance Tax on families that are to receive the family home, thus reducing the tax charge.

Lasting Powers of Attorney

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Lasting Powers of Attorney are legally binding documents allowing someone (the donor) to give person(s) (the Attorneys) the authority to deal with their affairs if they are unable to do so, due to physical or mental incapacity.

Brussels IV - Regulation (EU) No 650/2012

420 million EU nationals are now able to choose either their habitual residence or their nationality to govern the law of their Wills.

Inheritance Trustees Powers Act 2014

The Inheritance Trustees Powers Act 2014 came into force on the 1st October 2014 and made various changes to the Intestacy Rules and Trustees Powers.

IHT changes for UK and Non-UK domiciled couples


Inheritance Tax (“IHT”) charges are dependent of a person’s domicile. Any gifts or transfers made between married couples and civil partners on death, are fully exempt from IHT if both spouses/civil partners have UK domicile.

£3.8 Billion Inheritance Tax Collected in 2014

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