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Tag: inheritance tax

When it comes to owning property abroad it is important to understand the laws of succession in that jurisdiction in the event of the owner’s death.


In 2015 The EU Succession Regulations (‘the Regulations’) known as Brussels IV came into force. All …

There is no doubt that in the UK Inheritance Tax is not a universally popular tax.

Many taxpayers are unhappy that the wealth they have accumulated during their lifetimes will already have been taxed as it was earned, and there is a strong feeling t…

It was Benjamin Franklin who said in 1789 “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”.  Recent research suggests that in the UK we are likely to be faced with more deaths and consequently more taxes over the next decade.…

The Duke of Westminster died on 9 August 2016 with his title passing to his son, Hugh.  The estimated value of land owned by the Grosvenor family is on the region of around £9 billion.  Unfortunately, HM Revenue & Customs will not be rubbing thei…