HMRC Inheritance Tax receipts

Did you know that HMRC Inheritance Tax receipts increased by 8% in the last tax year? HMRC collected a massive ¬£5.2billion in Inheritance Tax in the 2017/18 tax year. This sum is only expected to rise in the coming years. Click here to read the full article. Is your estate over the current Inheritance Tax […]

Contentious Probate Update: Cohabiting Couples

We have update on one our cases discussed in our previous blog¬†Contentious Probate: Cohabiting Couples. The claim was heard in the courts last year, but the ruling has just been made public. Firstly, a quick summary of the case. Carole Anne Taylor and James Redmond Carole Anne Taylor and James Redmond met at a dance […]

GIFTING PROPERTY: Risk Losing your Home

So many people think that gifting property to their children is wise. Yet, don’t stop to consider the implications of such gifts. Gifting is a great way to reduce your estate for Inheritance Tax purposes. However, there could be Inheritance Tax consequences which alone could be grave. But, you also have to face the reality […]