Tax and Estate Planning

Recent Features and Opinion

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A protecting species

2022-08-12T14:31:00+01:00By

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are more popular than ever before, and are an important part of estate planning. Joanne Radcliff explains the assurances they can provide that a trust cannot

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Family jewels

2022-08-12T10:33:00+01:00By

Family investment companies are a widely used planning tool in the search for wealth and asset preservation. While their popularity has grown, they still have some way to go before challenging the history of trusts. Ryan Harrison considers the merits of each structure from a tax perspective with a view ...

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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

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Old money, new rules

2022-05-12T10:15:00+01:00By

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

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The importance of distinguishing funds

2022-04-06T08:37:00+01:00By

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.

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Taking stock digitally

2022-02-18T17:05:00+00:00By

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

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Decrypting crypto

2022-02-18T16:15:00+00:00By

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

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Lost in translation

2022-02-18T15:08:00+00:00By

 

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