New! Lasting Power of Attorneys Online

The government has recently introduced a new online system for sharing your Lasting Power of Attorney with others, this is an optional service and it is entirely up to you whether you take advantage of the online portal. It allows you to: allow people or organisations to view a summary of an LPA keep track […]

Changes to Inheritance Tax in the 2015 Budget

Changes to Inhertance Tax in the 2015 Budget

Inheritance Tax is charged on the transfer of property passing on death (chargeable transfers) subject to various exemptions and reliefs, notably for certain business and agricultural property. It is also levied on certain lifetime gifts. In the UK, death taxes were first introduced in 1796 to finance the war against Napoleon, but inheritance tax as […]