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Looking Ahead

In these challenging times our team of experts is sharing guidance on recent and upcoming developments in the Private Client sphere.

The unforeseen consequences of not making a will

Making a will may seem obvious, however, it is estimated that less than 50% of UK adults actually have one, even though it is one of the best tax planning and wealth protection vehicles available. We look at recent case study involving an estate worth £9 million.

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Guns n’ Rosés: Capital gains tax

The Government and Office of Tax Simplification are looking at bringing Capital Gains Tax into line with income tax, so it’s a good moment to review some investments which might be exempt. In this article we take a deeper look at ‘wasting assets’, focusing on two specifically, guns and wine.

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Inheritance tax relief on falling property prices

Property prices are falling in some regions. How do you claim relief from inheritance tax when you sell a probate property for less than the date of death value?

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Powers of attorney across borders

In the first of this mini-series, we explore how an attorney appointed under a foreign power of attorney may be able to use the power to deal with assets located in England & Wales.

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‘No Deal’ for asset management: The asset management industry post-Brexit

Join the Lansons live panel event on 10 December where we will be discussing the impact of the Brexit process and negotiations on the asset management industry, the consequences for the sector, and the prospects for the future.

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