Tax and Estate Planning

Recent Features and Opinion


In stark relief

2022-05-12T14:11:00+01:00By ,

In a volatile property market buffeted by the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the stamp duty land tax ‘holiday’, John D Bunker and Elizabeth Pearson examine the implications for post-death gains


Old money, new rules


Samantha Roberts assesses changes to the inheritance tax rules and how these impact on the reporting requirements and low value and exempt-excepted estates


The importance of distinguishing funds


Lesley King discusses the recent case of Batt v Boswell: where confusion over trust and personal money led to a family dispute between two siblings following the death of their parents.


Taking stock digitally


Stuart Adams reviews a new Law Society title for private client solicitors concerning digital assets


Decrypting crypto


Kate Burt summarises what has changed regarding cryptoassets, and what you need to know

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Lost in translation



Alberto Perez Cedillo

Passage to India

2022-02-18T12:34:00+00:00By ,

Alberto Perez Cedillo speaks to Rishabh Shroff, co-head of private client practice at Indian law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, about the country’s inheritance and succession laws


Cryptoassets – worth the tax risk?

2022-01-26T09:51:00+00:00By ,

Although there is an increasing awareness of cryptocurrencies, many remain unaware of how these assets are taxed. Stuart Adams and Paul Noble explain the steps HMRC have taken to tax cryptoassets and the challenges this presents investors.

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